149 Kent Avenue

Real Estate Company; New York


Roux is the environmental consultant for this 40,000-square-foot property located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The Site housed a former rail terminal turned storage warehouse and required extensive remediation of chlorinated volatile organic compound (CVOC) impacted media to accommodate development of the 7-story, mixed-use commercial and residential building and underground parking garage.

Site remediation included removal of impacted soil and in situ treatment of impacted groundwater. Of the 42,000 tons of soil removed and disposed of off-site during construction, about 5,200 tons were classified as CVOC hazardous waste. The innovative treatment of CVOC-impacted groundwater was accomplished by injecting a zero valent iron (ZVI) permeable reactive barrier beneath the southwest portion of the property. The project team successfully remediated the property through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Brownfield Cleanup Program and in accordance with the New York City Office of Environmental Remediation E-Designation placed on the Site.

The 149 Kent Avenue Site was presented the 2017 Big Apple Brownfield Award for Innovation by the New York City Brownfield Partnership. Additional members of the 149 Kent Avenue Site team include L+M Development Partners Inc. (Project Sponsor), Congress Builders LLC (Builder), GF55 Partners (Architect of Record), Global Design Strategies (Design Architect), Sive, Paget & Riesel P.C. (Environmental Attorney), and Rodkin Cardinale P.C. (MEP Engineer). Read more

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Williamsburg, Brooklyn


Real Estate Company

Roux Services

CVOC Remediation

ZVI Injection


GF55 Partners


2017 Big Apple Brownfield Award for Innovation