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Permits Filed For 45-19 Davis Street In Long Island City, Queens

October 20th, 2021 | By: Vanessa Londono, New York YIMBY

Permits have been filed for a 21-story mixed-use building at 45-19 Davis Street in Long Island City, Queens. Located near the intersection of Davis Street and Jackson Avenue, the interior lot is closest to the Court Square subway station, serviced by the 7 and G trains. Tom Wu under Davis Street Development LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.

The proposed 229-foot-tall development will yield 62,001 square feet, with 61,512 square feet designated for residential space and 489 square feet for commercial space. The building will have 82 residences, most likely rentals based on the average unit scope of 750 square feet. The concrete-based structure will also have a cellar, a 31-foot-long rear yard, and 12 enclosed parking spaces. Read More >

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Excavation Underway At 27-19 Thomson Avenue In Long Island City, Queens

August 2nd, 2021 | By: Michael Young, New York YIMBY

Excavation has begun at 27-19 Thomson Avenue, the site of a ten-story, 30-unit building in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Thomson Development LLC with Warner Construction Services Inc. handling construction, the 28,051-square-foot property will yield 23,012 square feet of residential space and 5,039 square feet of lower-level retail. The 116-foot-tall structure will rise from a 3,600-square-foot plot bound by Thomson Avenue to the south and 44th Drive to the northeast that was purchased for $6.85 million in 2018. Demolition of the site’s former low-rise occupant concluded in early 2019. Read More >

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Ladder Capital’s $20M CMBS Loan Refinances The Prime LIC’s Retail Condo

July 6th, 2021 | By: Mack Burke, Commercial Observer

Circle F Capital has nabbed $20.3 million debt from Ladder Capital to refinance a retail condominium within The Prime LIC, a newly built, mixed-use condo property in Long Island City, Queens, Commercial Observer has learned. The 10-year, fixed-rate, commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loan will refinance the 26,000-square-foot retail condo that is partially situated on the ground floor. Read More >

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$48M construction loan for LIC condos

May 18th, 2021 | By: Orion Jones, The Real Deal

What’s a condo developer to do when a pandemic injects uncertainty into the market? One decided to go bigger in a neighborhood already inundated with residential projects. Ascent Development has secured $48.2 million in new loans to construct a 130-unit condo building in Long Island City, according to financial documents recorded Monday. Tom Zhidong Wu of development firm ZD Jasper co-signed the construction loans. Read More >

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45-30 Davis Street’s Excavation And Pilings Begin In Long Island City, Queens

April 27th, 2021 | By: Michael Young, New York YIMBY

Excavation is underway at 45-30 Davis Street, the site of a 25-story residential tower in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by Marvel Architects and developed in a joint venture between ZD Jasper and Ascent Development, the 136,648-square-foot structure will stand 300 feet tall and yield 130 condominiums and 15 parking spots on the first floor. The site is located off Jackson Avenue between Pearson Street and Davis Street, a short walk from the Court Square station that services the 7, E, M, and G trains. Read More >

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Charter school takes 85K sf in Queens condo building

February 25th, 2021 | By: Akiko Matusida, The Real Deal

A charter school is expanding its footprint in Elmhurst. Central Queens Academy Charter School is taking an 85,000-square-foot space in the Justice Avenue Tower at 88-08 Justice Avenue, according to Transwestern Real Estate Service, which brokered the deal. Read More >

See the new Long Island City condo tower anchored by Trader Joe’s

February 17th, 2021| By: Devin Gannon, 6sqft

A new condo building in Long Island City is offering buyers a rare amenity in New York: private outdoor space. Located at 22-43 Jackson Avenue, The Prime contains 71 units, all of which boast balconies. And perhaps even more exciting for some, a Trader Joe’s grocery store will open on the building’s ground floor this year. Read More >

The Prime: Condo home to LIC’s first Trader Joe’s launches sales from $700K

February 9th, 2021 | By: CityRealty

The Court Square section of Long Island City is in the throes of a residential building boom largely owing to its transportation convenience allowing for easy access to Manhattan and Brooklyn. Closet to home, it is experiencing an increase in commercial activity that includes a new life science building by Innolabs and a Trader Joe’s outpost, the second in Queens. Read More >

Trader Joe’s Expected to Open Long Island City Store By End of Summer

January 14th, 2021 | By: Michael Dorgan, LIC Post

The Trader Joe’s store planned for Long Island City is expected to open before the end of the summer, according to a company spokesperson. The grocery store chain is poised to move into a mixed-use building currently being constructed at 22-43 Jackson Ave. Trader Joe’s will take up a 17,000 square-foot ground floor space of the 11-story, 70-unit building called the Prime Building. The building appears to be nearing completion with all the floor-to-ceiling windows now installed. Read More >

Construction Wraps Up On The Prime At 22-43 Jackson Avenue

December 20th, 2020| By: Michael Young, New York YIMBY

The final exterior touches are underway on The Prime, a 120,000-square-foot mixed-use project at 22-43 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens. Designed by SRA Architecture + Engineering and developed by Circle F, the 11-story building will yield 71 residences with interior design by Andres Escobar of Lemay + Escobar Architecture. Sales and marketing for the units is being handled by Ryan Serhant of The Serhant Team and Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing: New York. The complex is located at the confluence of 46th Avenue, Jackson Avenue, and 23rd Street. Read More >

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A Couple Explore the Towers of Long Island City. Which of These Apartments Would You Choose?

December 10th, 2020| By: Joyce Cohen, New York Times

Rea and Yafes Barkat moved into a Hell’s Kitchen rental shortly before their wedding three years ago, then relocated a bit closer to Central Park. The area was congested, with no good place to walk their chihuahua, Monkey. “We had Central Park, but no dog park,” Mrs. Barkat said. “I had to keep him on a tight leash. It was cars, tourists, pedestrians. There was always construction happening.” Read More >

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Interiors Revealed For 5 Court Square In Long Island City

February 25th, 2020| By: Sebastian Morris, New York YIMBY

New photos of My Architect’s condominium building at 5 Court Square in Long Island City reveal the project’s interiors, which come equipped with smart home technology. The 11-story building offers one- to three-bedroom homes priced between $780,000 and $2 million. Residences include kitchens outfitted with GD Arredamenti Italian kitchen cabinetry, oak flooring, marble-clad bathrooms, furnished fixtures and appliances, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Read More >

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From Condos To Mansions, What $1 Million Gets You In Today’s Housing Market

October 17th, 2019| By: Brenda Richardson, Forbes

Although a million-dollar home conjures many images, a condo less than 1,200 square feet is not usually among them. Yet, that is precisely how far your hard-earned dollar will go in San Francisco, where a typical single-family home listing for $1 million will get you a three-bedroom, one-bath home covering 1,150 square feet, according to a new report by Zillow. Read More >

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How to renovate your NYC apartment to make the most of smart home technology

October 14th, 2019| By: Evelyn Battaglia, Brick Underground

It’s safe to say that no NYC apartment renovation today would be complete without incorporating the latest in smart technology, but how can you tell the hype and hyperbole from what’s truly form and function? “This is a conversation we have with all clients, no matter the situation,” says architect Adam Meshberg, founder of The Meshberg Group. “It’s still a premium but the tech is getting better and better and also less and less expensive.” For him, shade, lighting, and thermostat control are the absolute minimum in any home renovation. Read More >

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Live your best 21st-century life at this Long Island City luxury building selling ‘smart tech’ condos

September 19th, 2019| By: Emily Davenport, QNS

Sales have officially launched at a Long Island City tower that offers top-of-the-line “smart tech” homes that are available for purchase. Located at 5 Court Square, the 11-story building is offering one- to three-bedroom homes ranging in price from $825,000 to $2.758 million. According to a recent study from ADT, 84 percent of homebuyers in the United States agreed the main draw for smart home technology features is convenience. The building’s 58 condos boast pre-installed smart tech features that aim to make residents’ lives efficient and convenient. Read More >