March 01, 2019
Will the company’s surprise pullout turn the brief boom into a bust?
February 15, 2019
Company walks away from $3 billion in incentives to build in Queens.
December 07, 2018
Amazon's arrival has already led to a record condo sale.
Written by Shelley Cohen on August 21, 2018
Affordable Citylights faces a crippling tax bill as assessments soar.
July 13, 2018
“I think we have short-term memory,” says one broker.
June 20, 2018
Affordable Citylights co-op caught in a double bind.
Written by Lisa Prevost on April 17, 2018
Co-op and condo boards need a protective policy right now.
Five of the nation’s ten neighborhoods with the most new apartments are in New York City.
February 10, 2016
It doesn’t exactly trip off the tongue, but at least it will be very tall – the tallest building in all of Queens.
Court Square City View Tower, 79 stories with 774 apartments and 20,000 square feet of retail space, will rise 964 feet into the skies above Long Island City, making it the borough’s tallest building by about 50 feet.
The plans were filed last Saturday, the same day a developer filed plans to turn a nearby taxi garage into an 11-story condo building, the Real Deal reports. Court Square City View Tower is being developed by the Flushing-based developer Chris Xu, who, along with his brother George Xu, paid Citigroup $143 million for the property at 23-15 44th Drive.
The tower is being designed by the architectural firm of Goldstein, Hill & West.
February 09, 2016
Adam America filed plans over the weekend to replace a gritty Long Island City taxi garage with a glittery 11-story, 175-unit condo building with nearly 5,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. It’s the third major development on an industrial block near Court Square and MoMA PS1.
The plans for the 170,000-square-foot building at 22-12 Jackson Avenue – on a piece of land that fetched $43.5 million last summer – include a pool on the first floor, a gym and children’s playroom, and storage space for 91 bicycles, the Real Deal reports.
Isaac & Stern Architects is designing the building, which will also include a rooftop “recreation area.”
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