168-10 Douglas Avenue in Jamaica
With the announcement that Hostess Brands is closing up shop in the face of a Bakers Union strike, the world must carry on without the company’s whimsically named baked goods. Treats such as Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Sno Balls and Ho Ho’s are gone — that is, unless a buyer with a sweet tooth steps in — and with them will go some 33 bakeries, 565 distribution centers and 570 bakery outlet stores throughout the United States, according to the company’s website.
The 82-year-old company will close all of it facilities, meaning that a number of its properties could soon hit the market. A search of public records revealed that Hostess owns at least four commercial properties in New York City’s outer boroughs, and one on Long Island. [more]