Caton Flats

The new mixed-use development in the heart of Flatbush

Caton Flats is a proposed mixed-use development located at the corner of Flatbush and Caton Avenues in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn.

The proposed development will contain affordable rental apartments, a new home for the Flatbush Caton Market, incubator space for local entrepreneurs and businesses, a new headquarters for the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, parking, and ground floor retail.

Benefits for the whole Community

100% Affordable

100% affordable development providing more than 250 quality rental apartments

Community Outreach

Community and senior outreach sessions for housing lottery orientation prior to building lease up

Employment Opportunities

Commitment to local hiring and outreach sessions for construction and permanent employment opportunities

Local Businesses

New home for the Flatbush Caton Market and a new business incubator space to foster local small businesses


Sustainability and resiliency measures in building design, including LEED certification

What people are saying

New York City Council Approves Plan for New Flatbush Caton Market and 100% Affordable Housing Development (NYCEDC)

The New York City Council has approved the de Blasio Administration’s plan to transform the Flatbush Caton Market, a local commercial and cultural institution, into a rejuvenated, mixed-use facility. The proposed plan will bring an expanded and renovated market, 250 units of 100% affordable housing... (Photo by Todd Maisel)

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City Hopes Brooklyn Market Revamp Brings New Opportunity (NextCity)

The New York City Council in April approved a plan to demolish and replace the market with a new one, and add 250 units of affordable housing to the mix. (Photo by Deonna Anderson)

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New Flatbush Caton Market set to grow, add affordable housing and space for Caribbean biz group

Longtime Flatbush Caton Market will be transformed into an expanded and renovated market. (Photo credit Todd Maisel, New York Daily News/New York Daily News)

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Updates on the Project


Construction on the Caton Flats development has commenced!


Come to our Construction Work Jobs Fair on April 24 from 3-7 pm, located at the temporary market home at 2184 Clarendon Road in Brooklyn. More information in Creole, Spanish, or English.