Author Archives: Liam La Guerre

Inside St. John’s Hospital’s transformation into Queens Pointe development


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THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

After about a year of construction the former St. John’s Hospital in Elmhurst is beginning to look more and more like the new Queens Pointe residential and retail destination it will become.

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See it: Luxury LIC condos with near $3M price tags


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Photos and renderings courtesy of Modern Spaces

Modern Spaces is marketing multiple condos in Long Island City near the $3 million mark. The high luxury listings reflect surging prices in the neighborhood, according to Eric Benaim, CEO and founder of the real estate firm.

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Queens developer forced to pay $100K for tax break violation: AG


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63-36 99th St. (center)

The developer of a Rego Park building was forced to pay a combined $100,000 in restitution and back wages after ignoring legal obligations for receiving tax benefits, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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New luxury condo building The Aston half sold in just one month


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Photo courtesy of The Marketing Directors 

The new Forest Hills luxury building, The Aston, has sold nearly half of its units after opening sales just four weeks ago, says the company handling sales in the building.

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See it: Massive colonial home selling for $4.5M has seven bedrooms


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Photos courtesy of Terrace Sotheby's International Realty

The home, which is located at 65 Tennis Place, features four full and two half bathrooms, high ceilings, a solarium and a fireplace throughout 4,200 square feet. The property sits on a quarter of an acre of land.

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Flushing firm awarded $282M to repair Sandy-damaged Hugh L. Carey Tunnel


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Rendering courtesy of MTA Bridges and Tunnels

Flushing-based Tully Construction beat out 24 companies for the contract to work on the former Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, which is expected to take four years, the MTA Bridges and Tunnels division announced Monday.

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Broker of the Week: Swain Weiner, Greiner-Maltz Investment Properties


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Photo courtesy of Greiner Maltz Investment Properties 

Swain Weiner is president, partner and founder of Greiner–Maltz Investment Properties. He sat down with Real Estate Editor Liam La Guerre to talk about the Queens market.

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