Tag: Real Estate

New boathouse and environmental center set to officially open in Long Island City

Oct. 24, 2023 By Czarinna Andres A new boathouse that focuses on environmental sustainability and recreation will officially open in Long Island City this week. The Queens Landing Boathouse & Environmental Center, located at 57-28 2nd St., is opening Wednesday, Oct. 25, and represents a partnership between the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC) and the… Read more »

Manhattan and LIC experiencing some of the highest rental inventory growth: report

Sept. 27, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a report from StreetEasy, Manhattan is experiencing the largest increase in rental inventory among all the boroughs in New York City. Five of the 10 neighborhoods across the city going through the fastest growth are in Manhattan. Additionally, Long Island City made the list as the lone… Read more »

Op-Ed: Broker fee bill would negatively impact Queens renters and real estate professionals


Sep. 14, 2023 By Calvin Yan Being a real estate agent in Queens brings new opportunities and challenges each day. As an agent with listings in the borough for the past several years, I have an inside look into this work and how the rental market functions. In an average day, I might have to show many apartments across all different parts of the borough and other boroughs, while also updating and promoting listings and responding to renters asking for time-sensitive information about available units. It isn’t just from 9 to 5 and includes late nights and weekends. And of…
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More Manhattan residents are migrating to Long Island City: report

Sept. 13, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a report put together by Modern Spaces, there is a recent trend of buyers moving from Manhattan to Long Island City. Modern Spaces credits this change to Long Island City becoming a prime residential location, offering a suburban lifestyle with urban touches, but without the intense bustle… Read more »

NYC one of most expensive weekend city breaks in country, according to study

Aug. 23, 2023 By Ethan Marshall A study conducted by the travel information site Scott and Yanling concluded that New York City is the second-most expensive city in the United States where people can take weekend getaways. Scott and Yanling concluded it costs $1,291 to spend the weekend in New York City. The study was…
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Far Rockaway councilwoman gets high marks from southeast Queens colleagues for Ocean Crest rezoning negotiations

Aug. 17, 2023 By Bill Parry Southeast Queens elected leaders are praising Councilwoman Selvena Brooks-Powers for negotiating a deal with the developers of Ocean Crest, a 100% affordable homeownership project in Far Rockaway, two weeks after the City Council approved the rezoning. The project, which would facilitate 89 new homeownership units in Bayswater, represents the…
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