Category: construction-development

Excavation set to begin on Astoria property for residential tower

Apr. 10, 2024 By zgewelb Apr. 10, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The excavation process for the property at 41-08 Crescent St. in Astoria is set to begin, marking the first step towards the construction of a 17-story residential tower, according to New York YIMBY. The 30,102-square-foot-long lot has already been surrounded by construction fencing. Machines for the construction work are expected to arrive on site within the coming weeks. The 189-foot-tall structure expected to be built on the property was designed by Dan Ionescu Architects and developed by Forte Italia LLC. Pecora Group LLC is the current owner of the… Read more »

Long Island City Partnership to host 19th annual Real Estate Breakfast

Apr. 10, 2024 By admin Apr. 10, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Around 300 people are set to attend Long Island City Partnership’s 19th annual Real Estate Breakfast next Tuesday.  The event will take place at the newly opened Brewster LIC Conference Center, located at 41-27 27th St. in Long Island City, from 8-10:30… Read more »

Former LIC parachute factory transformed into 7-story life sciences space

Apr. 9, 2024 By zgewelb Apr. 9, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The building at 43-10 23rd St. in Long Island City  has just been transformed by construction contractor Suffolk, into a 7-story, 7-floor life science facility, known as Hatch Life Sciences. A ‘life science’ facility refers to properties that offer lab and office spaces for organizations working on scientific research and discoveries. The new facility totals more than 215,000 square feet, with 72,000 square feet of state-of-the-art lab space on the first three floors now available for lease, courtesy of the real estate agency Longfellow Real Estate Partners, which acquired… Read more »

LaGuardia Community College signs 10-year extension on lease for Queens Atrium in Long Island City

Feb. 26, 2024 By zgewelb Feb. 26, 2024 By Ethan Marshall LaGuardia Community College has signed a 10-year extension on its lease for the Queens Atrium, located at 30-20 Thomson Ave. in Long Island City. The Queens Atrium, owned by the real estate firm Feil Organization, has been occupied by this City University of New York (CUNY) school for the last 15 years. Approximately 210,334 square feet of the lower floors of this 8-story structure have been leased by LaGuardia Community College. This building has a long history. It was originally built in 1914 as an industrial building before later… Read more »

Renderings unveiled for upcoming film and television studio in LIC

Jan. 23, 2024 By zgewelb Jan. 23, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Renderings of the purpose-built film and television studio Borden Studios in Long Island City were unveiled Monday by the New York City-based real estate firm Innovo Property Group. The studio will occupy the top floors of the Borden Complex, a mixed-use development at 23-30 Borden Ave. expected to be completed in Spring 2024. The development is located about three blocks east of the Pulaski Bridge and is adjacent to the Newtown Creek. Borden Studios will feature over 220,000 square feet of production space and abundant parking. The space will… Read more »

Queens Boulevard in Woodside to undergo $23.75 million revamp

Dec. 22, 2023 By Anthony Medina Queens Boulevard in Woodside is about to undergo a $23.75 million overhaul thanks to a federal grant that Mayor Eric Adams announced Tuesday. The hefty grant will primarily go toward safety improvements along the boulevard from Roosevelt Avenue to 73rd Street. The project will include the construction of new… Read more »