Author Archives: Liam La Guerre

LIC taxi lot sells for $43.5M, 186-unit luxury residential tower coming


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Photos courtesy Eastern Consolidated

The huge development site at 22-12 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, which is currently occupied by a taxi company, has sold for $43.5 million and the new owner plans to build a luxury condo building on the site.

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Queens homes nearly 10 percent more expensive than in 2014: report


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Chart courtesy Keller Williams Realty Landmark II

The median price of a home in Queens is 9.3 percent higher this May when compared to May of 2014, according to a report by Keller Williams Realty Landmark II based on data from the Long Island Board of Realtors.

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Astoria woman killed in hit-and-run on Ditmars Boulevard


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The woman, identified by police as 21-year-old Betty Jean Dibiasio, was crossing Ditmars Boulevard near 19th Street when a car going westbound smacked into her, knocking her onto the ground and causing a serious head injury, cops said. The driver then fled the area, authorities said.

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Barneys takes space in Long Island City building


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Photo courtesy Scott Bintner/PropertyShark

The department store took a 10,000 square feet space out of 5-25 46th Ave. in LIC, a three-story building owned by plastic packaging company Plaxall, The Real Deal reported. The building is also home to the popular LIC Flea & Food.

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