Could condos in New York City get any littler? I surmise so… Mayor Bloomberg as of late reported a challenge for engineers to submit plans for smaller than usual lofts estimating only 275 to 300 square feet (25.5 to 28 square meters or a large portion of the size of tram vehicles in Manhattan) to address the flood of interest for studio and one-room rentals. As a major aspect of Bloomberg’s “New Housing Marketplace Plan,” a program to back 165,000 new and revamped units of underneath advertise reasonable lodging before the finish of the 2014 financial year, the city is looking to make a whole working of studio condos, littler than what is permitted under current guidelines, at 335 East 27th Street, close to First Avenue.
Bloomberg will suspend zoning guidelines to test the lodging model at a city-possessed site in the Kips Bay neighborhood. These smaller scale condos must have a window and a kitchen and are gone for youthful experts in the city while they start their vocations. Plan entries are expected by mid-September, and the condo configuration is planned for endorsement in 2013. The condos, when manufactured, will be sold or leased on the open market. The city won’t finance the task. On the off chance that fruitful, this task could help introduce a relaxing of the city’s zoning laws with respect to least lodging size.