Developer Hudson Companies Bets Big on East Flatbush

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    Developer Hudson Companies is on a tear through East Flatbush, buying up more property on a block where it’s already planning an eight-story, 170-unit apartment building. The developer, which of course is behind the 23-story tower on Flatbush Avenue a few blocks from here in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, recently picked up 318, 324, 326 and 350 Clarkson Avenue for $13,119,997, according to public records.

    The new parcel is contiguous with its previous acquisition, so potentially Hudson could be planning a huge development here.

    The four properties between Nostrand and New York Avenues are mostly one- and two-story garages with roughly 200,000 buildable square feet. (The interesting castle-like building at left above appears to date from the early 20th century.)

    Last year, Hudson filed plans to build a 145,456-square-foot development with ground floor commercial space at 1295-1299 Nostrand Avenue, on the corner of Clarkson, as we reported at the time. The DOB approved that plan exam application earlier this month.

    The firm paid $10,000,000 for 1295-1299 Nostrand last year, along with 306, 308, 310 and 312 Clarkson.

    We have reached out to Hudson for comment. We will be watching the new building filings with great interest.

    Hudson Plans Eight-Story, 170-Unit Building on Nostrand in East Flatbush [Brownstoner] GMAP
    Image via Google Maps

    Update: Hudson plans two separate buildings on these adjacent parcels. For a rendering and more details, please see our 10 am story today.

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