Real estate roundup: 25K applications for Hunter’s Point South, new Court Square Dunkin’ Donuts sign revealed


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Rendering courtesy of Related Companies

“Since the affordable housing lottery for Hunter’s Point South, a two-tower development in Long Island City, launched on October 15, approximately 25,000 people have applied, according to Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.”

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Real estate roundup: Alternate Silvercup expansion renderings, city approves shaming landlords, Court Square permits filed


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Rendering courtesy of LEESER Architecture

The expansion of Long Island City’s Silvercup Studios to include Silvercup West, a mixed-use extension of the famed production studio, hasn’t been a dormant project after all; in fact, LEESER Architecture has been busy creating a plan as an alternate to the originally-proposed Richard Rogers design. [Curbed]

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New eco-friendly The Pearson Court Square in LIC starts to lease


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Images Courtesy of Pete Thompson

Long Island City real estate is heating up this summer with another rental building hitting the market.

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Court Square complex worth the long wait


| smosco@queenscourier.com

After years of confusing transfers and subpar facilities, a subway complex in Long Island City received a long overdue facelift. Community leaders joined MTA officials in marking the expansion of the new Court Square Subway Station Complex. The project links the G line station at Long Island City-Court Square with Court Square Station on the […]

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Court Square complex worth the long wait


| smosco@queenscourier.com

After years of confusing transfers and subpar facilities, a subway complex in Long Island City received a long overdue facelift. Community leaders joined MTA officials in marking the expansion of the new Court Square Subway Station Complex. The project links the G line station at Long Island City-Court Square with Court Square Station on the […]

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Court Square complex worth the long wait


| smosco@queenscourier.com

After years of confusing transfers and subpar facilities, a subway complex in Long Island City received a long overdue facelift. Community leaders joined MTA officials in marking the expansion of the new Court Square Subway Station Complex. The project links the G line station at Long Island City-Court Square with Court Square Station on the […]

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Shulman Backs Ending G Line Service At Court Square


By Queens Courier Staff

By late summer the MTA expects to complete the 1,500-foot connector linking the 21st St. Queensbridge station to the Queens Blvd. line. The tunnel is intended to allow an increase in Manhattan-Queens subway service.   "The only part of the MTAs 63rd St. tunnel plan that I take issue with is not having V-line service […]

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17 city-owned sites in Jamaica identified for new affordable housing


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Christopher Bride/PropertyShark, Map courtesy of Google

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development released a list of vacant, city-owned properties for the construction of affordable housing across the five boroughs last week, including 17 sites in Jamaica, which are the only Queens locations.

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Newly constructed Whitestone office building starts search for tenants


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of CBRE

The glassy, newly constructed 16-16 Whitestone Expwy. building boasts about 60,000 square feet for office space, half of which will be occupied by the owner, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 30 Pension Trust Fund.

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