EDC to host digital town hall on Sunnyside Yard

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is hosting another town hall event on the master plan for Sunnyside Yard. This time, the town hall, which takes place on Wednesday, December 4 at 7 p.m., will be digital. To register for the webinar, click here. The public meeting will be a chance for EDC to showcase their draft of the master plan for the … Continue reading EDC to host digital town hall on Sunnyside Yard

“Your LIC” hosts workshop on economic empowerment on November 21

Three companies looking to shape the development of the Long Island City waterfront are planning a series of public workshops over the next several months. TF Cornerstone, Simon Baron Development and L&L MAG collectively launched “Your LIC,” a public engagement process for the 28-acre site. They will host four public workshops and online engagements on neighborhood priorities, including career development, resiliency and open space, community … Continue reading “Your LIC” hosts workshop on economic empowerment on November 21

LIC Summit set for November 19

Registration is now open for the annual LIC Summit, which is scheduled for Tuesday, November 19 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Museum of the Moving Image. There will be panels on innovation, mobility, life sciences and the fastest growing companies in the neighborhood. Hear from leaders in the business, real estate and technology fields, who will descend on MOMI for the convening. Visit … Continue reading LIC Summit set for November 19

40,000 sq ft retail space available on 51st Avenue

A 40,000-square-foot retail space is available at 5-06 51st Avenue in Long Island City. Courtesy of our friends at Politan Real Estate, the space is located in the heart of Hunters Point. It’s a two-story building at 20,000 square feet per floor, with 15-feet-high ceilings and an open floor plan. The 51st Avenue side of the building will be lined with restaurants that will attract … Continue reading 40,000 sq ft retail space available on 51st Avenue

Sac’s Place opens new spot at Kaufman Studios

Last week, Sac’s Place hosted a grand opening of their new location at Kaufman Astoria Studios. State Senator Mike Gianaris visited the Sacramone family to mark the occasion with a proclamation in hand. “Sac’s Place is an Astoria staple and its new location at Kaufman Astoria Studios marks the beginning of a great partnership,” Gianaris says. “I know customers will continue to enjoy their excellent … Continue reading Sac’s Place opens new spot at Kaufman Studios

See where Hunters Point ranks in NYC’s most expensive neighborhoods

In PropertyShark’s latest report on the most expensive neighborhoods in New York City, Hunters Point placed 31st overall. The area saw a 7 percent year-over-year increase. Based on 102 transactions, the median sales price in the third quarter was $895,572. That makes the Long Island City neighborhood the second most expensive neighborhood in Queens, proceeded by Ditmars-Steinway ($1,075,000) at 21st overall. Belle Harbor ($890,000), East Flushing … Continue reading See where Hunters Point ranks in NYC’s most expensive neighborhoods

11109 is 11th most expensive zip code in NYC

A new study by PropertyClub ranked 11109, which is Long Island City, as the 11th most expensive zip code in New York City. It’s also the most expensive zip code to live in outside of Manhattan. According to the report, a total of five home sales closed in 11109, during the first half of the year, for a combined dollar volume of $11 million. Based … Continue reading 11109 is 11th most expensive zip code in NYC

Hunters Point listed as third most expensive neighborhood in Queens

The Hunters Point section of Long Island City is the third most expensive neighborhood in Queens, according to PropertyShark.com. The area’s median sale price in the second quarter of 2019 was $890,000, according to a report by the organization. That was just behind Malba, which had a median sale price of $1.12 million, and Ditmars-Steinway at $964,000. TriBeCa remains the most expensive neighborhood in New … Continue reading Hunters Point listed as third most expensive neighborhood in Queens

Cushman & Wakefield named leasing agents for “The Mill LIC”

Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has been tapped as the exclusive leasing agent for “The Mill LIC,” a 56,000-square-foot brewery in Long Island City. Located at 46-24 28th Street, near LaGuardia Community College, the building has a mezzanine, three floors, lower level with elevator access and outdoor communal space. The floors can be leased separately or combined, which gives the tenant the ability … Continue reading Cushman & Wakefield named leasing agents for “The Mill LIC”

Amazon cancels HQ2

Consider it a Valentine’s Day heartbreak for Amazon supporters. After fierce opposition from many community groups, unions and local elected officials, including State Senator Michael Gianaris and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, Amazon announced just today that it will not move forward with its Long Island City campus. Here’s the statement they posted on their Day One blog: After much thought and deliberation, we’ve decided not … Continue reading Amazon cancels HQ2