bld architecture is serving as the landlord’s architect for basser kaufman’s retail center located at 531 montauk highway in west babylon, new york. the existing vacant space of approximately 22,000 gsf and will be retrofitted for their future tenant planet fitness. the scope of work includes the filing and preparation for the “vanilla box” which includes exterior envelope upgrades, facade renovations and storefront, signage, together with mechanical and structural upgrades. all filing approvals with the town and county were secured for permits. construction is set to begin in october of 2021 and will take around 9 months.