High-rise rental building to be built in downtown White Plains, NY: CEG

Located in downtown White Plains, NY, 25 North Lex will contain 500 rental apartments, 60,000 square feet of amenities and 19,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. (Rendered by Greystar Real Estate Partners)


Located in downtown White Plains, NY, 25 North Lex will contain 500 rental apartments, 60,000 square feet of amenities and 19,000 square feet of ground floor retail space.  (Rendered by Greystar Real Estate Partners)
The 25 North Lex project team celebrates the start of construction.  (Photo Greystar Real Estate Partners)

Developers of a high-rise rental building that promises to include 500 rental apartments, opened earlier in March at 25 North Lexington Ave. in White Plains, NY

Construction will soon begin on Greystar Real Estate Partners’ new development, named 25 North Lex, a downtown White Plains project that will also include 60,000 square feet of amenities and 19,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. floor.

The building is Greystar’s first development in New York State. The global real estate developer and management company is based in Charleston, SC

“We are delighted to open 25 North Lex, [a reflection of] our confidence in the existing appeal and considerable growth potential of downtown White Plains,” Gary Kerr, Greystar’s chief executive, said in a statement.

“With its central location between New York and southern Connecticut, [its] rail connectivity and an improved 24/7 urban living environment in suburban Westchester County, this area is ideal for those looking for a vibrant living/work/leisure environment.

New York YIMBY noted that Westchester County Executive George Latimer, White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach, his chief of staff John Callahan and other local officials joined Greystar directors and members of the business community. at a ceremony marking the start of construction on 25 North Lex, which is expected to be completed in the first half of 2024.

Roach called the inauguration a “significant milestone” for the city. In a statement, he said the project will amplify improvements that have been made to nearby Metro-North Station, a $95 million renovation that was completed last fall.

The property is also in line with the White Plains Transit District Strategic Plan which aims to establish a vibrant neighborhood around the station and connect the transportation hub to the city’s central business district.

Designed by New York-based Handel Architects, 25 North Lex will feature a pair of intersecting towers atop a four-story podium. The shortest building will rise to 16 stories, while the tallest tower will rise to 25 stories. Their glass curtain exterior walls will be accented with bronzed metal panels and gray siding.

High-rise building with high-end amenities

The amenity suite at 25 North Lex will include a fitness center, yoga studio, study rooms, children’s playroom, private dining and meeting rooms, common lounge, spa pet and dog park, golf simulator and “Sky Lounge” perched on the 17th floor, according to New York YIMBY. Residents will also have access to a fifth-floor rooftop terrace with an outdoor pool, grilling stations, gazebos, fire pits, lawn and community gardens.

Units available range from studios to three-bedroom units.

“We look forward to complementing this with an upscale, highly appointed residential offering and retail space that will serve the community at large,” said Kerr, who also highlighted the developer’s working relationship with the city. of White Plains, Westchester. County and the many other agencies supporting the completion of 25 North Lex.

The 25 North Lex project team celebrates the start of construction. (Photo Greystar Real Estate Partners)

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