Author: emarshall

Permits filed for 7-story mixed-use building in Elmhurst

July 24, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Permits have been filed for the construction of a 7-story mixed-use building at 58-25 Hoffman Dr. in Elmhurst. Located between 58th Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard, this proposed building will be 74 feet tall and yield 104,828 square feet. Demolition permits have not yet been filed for the property. An… Read more »

Astoria’s Neptune Diner set to close its doors for good this Sunday

July 22, 2024 By Shane O’Brien Neptune Diner, which has served the Astoria community for the last 40 years, will close its doors for the final time this Sunday.  The popular diner first opened at 31-05 Astoria Blvd. in 1984 and quickly became a beloved local institution.  Staff at the diner confirmed that it will… Read more »

Permits filed for 6-story mixed-use building in Astoria

July 16, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Permits have been filed for the construction of a 6-story mixed-use building at 23-57 31st St. in Astoria. Located between 23rd Road and 24th Avenue, the proposed building will be 69 feet tall and have 10 residences when completed. Demolition permits for the property have not yet been filed,… Read more »

$175 million loan secured to finance 12-story mixed-use development in Woodside

July 16, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Eight West, an affiliate of the real estate firm The Hakimian Organization, announced that a $175 million construction take-out loan has been secured to finance SOLA, its newest mixed-use development located in Woodside. SOLA is scheduled to hold its grand opening on Monday, July 22. The loan was provided… Read more »

Condo prices rise in LIC, although sales volume drops: report

July 15, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Condo prices are up in Long Island City, although sales volume has dropped, according to a new report. The median price paid for a condo in Long Island City increased in the second quarter of 2024, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by the… Read more »

Tallest building in Queens tops out, 69-story residential skyscraper

July 12, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Construction has topped out on a 69-story residential skyscraper in Long Island City that will be the tallest building in Queens when it is completed. The building, called the Orchard and located at 27-48 Jackson Ave., is 811 feet tall and surpasses the 763-foot Skyline Tower, which opened in… Read more »