Level BK

Brooklyn, New York

Market: New York City

Type: Multifamily

Role: Development Partner

Status: Completed in 2017

Rental apartment high-rise along the Williamsburg waterfront in Brooklyn, directly across the East River from Manhattan.

Property Size

  • 554 rental apartments

Local Population Density

  • 41,200 people/square mile


  • Invested in the development project through a venture with the property’s developer, Douglaston Development.
  • A 40-story residential tower developed along the East River that features spectacular, unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline.
  • Adjacent to East River State Park, which hosts Smorgasburg, a seasonal, outdoor foodie market held weekly that features more than 100 local and regional food vendors and is one of Brooklyn’s most popular destinations, attracting upwards of 10,000 visitors each Saturday.
  • Known for its lively arts scene, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and nightlife, Williamsburg attracts a young population seeking amenity-laden housing that is less costly than in neighboring Manhattan.
  • Residents have good access to public transportation:  an East River Ferry terminal with service to Midtown and Lower Manhattan is adjacent to the property, while the Bedford Avenue subway station — the first stop out of Manhattan on the L-train — is six blocks to the east.
  • Located immediately north of 1 North 4th Place, a rental high-rise that was developed by Douglaston in partnership with MacFarlane; and just west of The Edge, a mixed-use property also built by Douglaston.

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Walk Score:  98     |    Transit Score:  87     |     Bike Score:  92

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