Developers plan Flushing’s first movie theater in 30 years

The last cinema, the RKO, closed in 1986

New York /
Dec.December 01, 2016 09:21 AM

Developers F&T Group and SCG America plan to build the first new movie theater that Flushing, Queens has seen in 30 years.

The movie theater will be part of the Tangram development, a mixed-use project at 133-15 39th Avenue, Commercial Observer reported. The project includes four 15- or 16-story buildings with 300 luxury condo units, 80,000 square feet of office space and a hotel. Details on the hotel are not yet available.

The 34,000-square-foot theater will be located in a two-story retail portion of the project, which spans a collective 225,ooo square feet. The theater will be the first to open in Downtown Flushing since the RKO Keith’s Theater closed in 1986. The new theater is expected to have six to eight screens and seat 500 to 800 people. The project will also include a 24,000-square-foot food hall and a beer garden atop the hotel, which Geoff Bailey of SCG Retail TRData LogoTINY specified won’t be “your typical hipster, Brooklyn-type beer garden.”

F&T Group has been pretty active in Queens lately. The company is working with the Rockefeller Group and AECOM Capital on the $1 billion Flushing Commons development. In June, the company filed plans for a 14-story office building in Flushing at 37-12 Prince Street[CO]Kathryn Brenzel 


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
48-00 Grand Avenue in Maspeth and Prologis CEO Hamid Moghadam (Google Maps; Prologis)

Prologis picks up Maspeth parcel for $51M

Prologis picks up Maspeth parcel for $51M
A rendering of 153-10 88th Avenue in Jamaica (Photo via Zara Realty)

Zara Realty plans 218K-sf Jamaica development

Zara Realty plans 218K-sf Jamaica development
Silvercup Studios (Getty)

Outer-borough loan activity fired up in October

Outer-borough loan activity fired up in October
Peter Koo and the Flushing waterfront (Facebook, Flushing Waterfront, rendering by Jeff Strikeman Architectural Art)

Flushing … another project down the toilet?

Flushing … another project down the toilet?
(Getty, iStock)

NYC rents and inventory dipped in October

NYC rents and inventory dipped in October
A rendering of the Flushing waterfront and City Planning commissioner Michelle de la Uz (Rendering via Hill West Architects; New York Housing Conference)

City Planning approves Special Flushing Waterfront District

City Planning approves Special Flushing Waterfront District
45-16 83rd Street in Queens (Google Maps)

Elmhurst developer buys own condos for $28M

Elmhurst developer buys own condos for $28M
Steve Cohen and Citi Field (Getty)

Citi Field lease clause could stymie billionaire’s quest for the Mets

Citi Field lease clause could stymie billionaire’s quest for the Mets
arrow_forward_ios

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

Loading...