Amid Queens hotel craze, five more in the works

New York /
Jun.June 06, 2013 11:30 AM

Ten hotels have opened in Queens since 2006, and there are five more on the way through 2016, the TimesLedger reported.

“There’s a huge hotel boom in Long Island City, Flushing and around the two airports, and they go after completely different markets,” Rob McKay of the Queens Economic Development Corp. told the newspaper.

In Jamaica, the site of a hotel at 138-10 135th Street that has been closed for five years is being renovated into a 330-room Crowne Plaza to be ready later this year. Also, a 150-room, Marshall Hotels and Resorts-managed Four Points by Sheraton is expected to open in Jamaica early next year, the newspaper said.

Two hotels will be cropping up near Belmont Park, as part of a stadium plan for the New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League.

Some recent arrivals to the borough include the 173-room Springhill Suites in Corona near LaGuardia Airport, the 128-room Wyndham Garden in Long Island City and the 114-room Hotel De Point in Flushing. Long Island City has 17 hotels, largely a mix of chains and boutique hotels such as the 100-room Z NYC Hotel, the report said. [TimesLedger]Mark Maurer

 

Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
(Image by Wolfgang & Hite via Dezeen)
Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys
Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys
Cammeby's International Group founder Rubin Schron and, from top: 194-05 67th Avenue, 189-15 73rd Avenue and 64-05 186th Lane (Credit: Google Maps)
Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio
Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio
Wendy Silverstein (Credit: Getty Images)
Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out
Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out
Protestors in support of street vendors gather in Hudson Yards on May 7, 2021 (Getty)
“More churros, less cops”: Vendors and Related face off
“More churros, less cops”: Vendors and Related face off
From left: 944 Fifth Avenue, 67-69 East 93rd Street and 15 East 88th Street (Google Maps)
Three Manhattan sellers aim high asking $25M+ for luxury pads
Three Manhattan sellers aim high asking $25M+ for luxury pads
Hamptons businesses desperate for workers
Hamptons businesses desperate for workers
Hamptons businesses desperate for workers
Non-New York residents who worked remotely last year will still have to pay New York taxes. (iStock)
NY tax officials crack down on remote workers
NY tax officials crack down on remote workers
(iStock)
Job recovery sputters, but hospitality & leisure add hiring
Job recovery sputters, but hospitality & leisure add hiring
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...