Brooklyn Crossing Brooklyn, NY
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“The Pacific Park development is creating much needed housing in Brooklyn while ensuring that a transformative development of this scale is built with the quality, timeliness and safety that New York City has come to expect from the unions of the Building Trades. Bringing pension capital to the table only makes the partnership stronger.” —Gary LaBarbera, President, Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York


Brooklyn Crossing is an 858-unit apartment development currently under construction adjacent to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. With a total development cost of $710 million, a 50-story mixed-use, mixed-income apartment building is being erected on the site which will contain an above grade gross building area of 809,220 square feet upon completion. Of the 858 residential units, 601 units will be market rate and 257 will be affordable. The development is targeting a LEED designation for sustainability. Additionally, the project is close to Brooklyn’s largest (and New York City’s 3rd largest) transit hub, making it easily accessible by mass transit to all parts of New York City and the region.


The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) is part of a syndicate of institutional lenders that together are providing an aggregate $460 million construction loan for the development of Brooklyn Crossing. The HIT’s $100 million commitment represents the largest direct construction loan in its history.


This is the 6th phase of the Pacific Park revitalization in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Crossing, the tallest tower of the mega-development, will create nearly 3.9 million hours of union construction work and generate $982.9 million in total economic benefits. The project is being constructed under a Project Labor Agreement negotiated by the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York. The 257 affordable housing units will be designated as affordable to families earning 130% of Area Median Income.

The project is HIT’s 68th project in New York.

*Job and economic impact figures are estimates calculated using IMPLAN, an input-output model, based on HIT project data. The data is current as of March 31, 2020. Economic impact data is in 2019 dollars and all other figures are nominal.

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