JDS Development Group is currently developing 626 First Avenue, an approximately 800 unit luxury rental community on the East River. The project will consist of one 40-story tower and one 47-story tower and incorporate retail space fronting First Avenue. The project will also include two levels of below grade parking with 270 parking spaces and will incorporate large open green space, two grand lobbies with 30 foot ceilings, and a building length breezeway in the West tower that connects the retail component to the privately owned public park facing the East River.
The development will feature an amenity package superior to all other luxury rental developments on the market. The rooftop space will include an infinity edge pool, outdoor bar and lounge, private cabanas, and an outdoor kitchen area for barbecues. A sky bridge will house space for a lap pool, hot tub, steam room, sauna, spa area, squash court, world class weight room, cardio space, juice bar, yoga and pilates studio, daycare, golf simulator, flexible workout space, studio, and lounge area all overlooking the city and East River.
Construction of 626 First Avenue is being managed by JDS Construction Group.