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  • shamash

    From left: Nigel Shamash and a rendering of 30-02 Borden Avenue

    Investors in a far-flung corner of industrial Long Island City are looking for a way to transform a 300,000-square-foot development site into a property that will raise its neighbors’ values.

    Nigel Shamash, principal broker at the firm 5cre, is courting developers to see who can come up with the best use for a property in a gritty section of the neighborhood between Newtown Creek and the Long Island Expressway. [more]

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  • 11-22 45th Road, Long Island City

    11-22 45th Road, Long Island City

    UPDATED 2:10 p.m. October 23: The Westchester-based GDC Properties bought two adjacent parcels in Long Island City for $44 million, according to property records filed with the city Monday.

    The site at 11-22 45th Road in the Court Square area of Long Island City is home to a one-story warehouse. GDC also bought 45-35 11th Street. The president of GDC Properties, William Ingraham, also filed a permit to demolish the 33,660-square-foot structure at the location, according to records from the city’s Department of Buildings. [more]

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  • From left: Sunnyside Yards and map of proposed development area

    From left: Sunnyside Yard and map of proposed development area

    Queens community leaders voted to push Borough President Melissa Katz to study whether new development could be built atop a rail yard located between Long Island City and Sunnyside. [more]

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  • From left: Twining Properties CEO Alex Twining and 27-19 44th Drive, Long Island City

    From left: Twining Properties CEO Alex Twining and 27-19 44th Drive, Long Island City

    The construction boom in Long Island City’s Court Square is continues, with a permit application filed for a 282-feet tall tower at 27-19 44th Drive. [more]

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  • silvercup

    Silvercup’s Alan Suna and 27-21 44th Drive in Queens

    Silvercup Properties, the development division of film and TV production company Silvercup Studios, filed plans for a 26-story apartment building in Long Island City.

    The 145,000-square-foot building at 27-21 44th Drive, between Sunnyside Yard and Jackson Avenue, is set to hold 115 apartments. Apartments will average under 1,000 square feet. There will be a 6,780-square-foot ground-floor commercial component. [more]

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  • silvercup-studios-west

    Rendering of Silvercup West in Long Island City

    Silvercup Studios filed special permit renewals to revive its long-delayed $1 billion expansion project. [more]

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  • 27-07 43rd Avenue in Court Square, Long Island City

    27-07 43rd Avenue in Court Square, Long Island City

    A Gene Kaufman-designed nine-story residential project in Long Island City might undergo changes. [more]

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  • 46-10 Center Boulevard

    46-10 Center Boulevard

    TF Cornerstone’s 46-10 Center Boulevard is now fully leased. [more]

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  • Rendering of 34-45 Vernon Boulevard

    Rendering of 34-45 Vernon Boulevard

    Alma Realty’s long-planned residential development in Long Island City, known at one point as Alma Towers, is yawning back to life.

    The developer’s plans for the project initially hit the airwaves in 2010, and at the time called for two residential towers stretching 20 stories each. Now, a new building permit has been issued for the 34-46 Vernon Boulevard site, calling for an updated job application before work can start. Previous permits for excavation work were issued last summer, but the site has been quiet since then. [more]

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  • 47-44 31st Street

    30-30 47th Street in Queens

    A stake in a 1 million-square-foot Long Island City office building is up for grabs.

    Atlas Capital has retained CBRE Group to market an ownership stake in the Factory Building at 30-30 47th Avenue, sources told Crain’s. Property prices in the area are on the rise following a slew of office building sales, according to the website. [more]

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  • From left: Evan Daniel and Eric Benaim

    From left: Modern Spaces’ Evan Daniel and Eric Benaim

    A veteran broker with extensive experience in Long Island City and Astoria has been hired to head up the first commercial division of Queens-centric real estate services firm Modern Spaces, according to an announcement from the firm’s founder and CEO Eric Benaim. [more]

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  • From left: the Lyft mustache and the Falchi building in Long Island City

    From left: the Lyft mustache and the Falchi building in Long Island City

    Ride-sharing app Lyft is moving to Queens. [more]

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  • It’s been a good year so far for the real estate business in Queens. In fact, the borough is on track to break a record in 2014, according to Adrian Mercado, Massey Knakal’s head of research. [more]

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  • hojo

    Howard Johnson in Long Island City, and George Frangoulis

    The boss of a developer of a Howard Johnson hotel heading to Long Island City, Queens accused a local pastor of attempting to extort money from the company.

    Bishop Mitchell Taylor denied the claims, saying he is pushing for the hotel operators to agree to hire workers who reside at the Queensbridge Houses at 41-1 12th Street. The public housing development is in close proximity to the old Howard Johnson location at 38-71 13th Street. [more]

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  • 32-35-queens

    32-35 Queens Boulevard in Queens (Inset: Wingate by Wyndham CEO Geoff Ballotti)

    A 26-story hotel is coming to Long Island City. [more]

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  • Court Square and its immediate surroundings in Long Island City are booming with residential developments. Over the coming years, thousands of units — both rental and condo — are slated to come online in the area. [more]

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    HTO Architect rendering for dedicated graffiti spaces at 5 Pointz development in Long Island City

    HTO Architect rendering for dedicated graffiti spaces at 5 Pointz development in Long Island City

    New renderings by HTO Architect offer a hint of how Jerry Wolkoff’s G&M Realty will accommodate artists at the former 5Pointz graffiti hub it is developing into a two-story mixed-use residence at 22-44 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. [more]

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  • From left: Joseph Conley and Sunnyside

    From left: Joseph Conley and Sunnyside, Queens

    Queens leaders are angling for Mayor Bill de Blasio to include several of the borough’s neighborhoods in the administration’s plan to build and preserve 200,000 affordable housing units, saying that rent in places such as Long Island City, Sunnyside and Woodside has become too expensive. [more]

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  • From left: The View and The Madison, two luxury developments in Long Island City

    From left: The View and The Madison, two luxury developments in Long Island City

    The towers are getting taller but the apartments are growing smaller in Long Island City and surrounding areas. [more]

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  • From left: 34-01 38th Avenue and

    From left: 34-01 38th Avenue and an RWS production

    RWS and Associates Entertainment, a production company that tours the world, signed a long term lease for 32,000 square feet in Long Island City. [more]

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