Real Estate

Three-bedrooms in demand as more families come to LIC
Three-bedrooms in demand as more families come to LIC
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/15/2012 at 8:15AM

Strollers are becoming a more familiar sight along the Long Island City waterfront. But they are not the only sign that more families are moving to the area. Increased demand for three-bedroom apartments, especially in the new residential buildings along the LIC waterfront, also reflects the changing demographic. “We are definitely seeing more people looking [...]

Queens priciest condo hits the market
Queens priciest condo hits the market
News Alexa Altman 7/25/2012 at 8:32AM

Queens’ priciest condo hit the market last week, delighting real estate experts and business buffs alike, as they anticipate an increase in luxury living spaces will bring notoriety to the already burgeoning neighborhood of Long Island City. The costly condo, perched atop The View on Center Boulevard, is priced at $3.25 million – the steepest [...]

Hallets Point project to bring new life to Astoria waterfront
Hallets Point project to bring new life to Astoria waterfront
News Alexa Altman 7/11/2012 at 10:00AM

A deserted, seven-acre stretch of formerly industrial Astoria waterfront could soon have new life, as a New Jersey development group announced plans to build seven multifamily residential towers as soon as 2013. Lincoln Equities Group, the company behind the estimated billion-dollar complex called the Hallets Point project, said the buildings will have 2,200 units as [...]

“Micro” apartments may be answer to city’s housing shortage
“Micro” apartments may be answer to city’s housing shortage
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/10/2012 at 12:21PM

New York City’s 1.8 million one- and two-person households are almost double the number of available studios and one bedrooms in the city. On July 9, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a competition that could solve this problem. He’s asking competitors to submit designs for a rental building that is at least 75 percent made up [...]

Development up throughout Queens
Development up throughout Queens
News Terence M. Cullen 7/10/2012 at 9:00AM

Temperatures are not the only thing that’s been skyrocketing this summer. Development in Queens has been booming in the borough, with announcements of major projects, the near-completion of others, and talks of even more to come. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on June 14 the long-awaited, finalized plans for a Willets Point facelift that is expected [...]

LIC Partnership hosts real estate breakfast
LIC Partnership hosts real estate breakfast
Business Michael Pantelidis 6/03/2012 at 6:27AM

A group of experts recently gathered to discuss a “booming” topic – the Long Island City real estate market. LIC Partnership hosted a real estate breakfast on May 15 at the U.N. Federal Credit Union, located at 24-01 44th Road, during which a panel of specialists spoke about the various industrial and residential developments expanding [...]

Briarwood Organization: 100 years of solid foundation
Briarwood Organization: 100 years of solid foundation
Business Terence M. Cullen 6/02/2012 at 10:20AM

An antique picture of Luigi Riso sits in his grandson Raymond’s office in Bayside. The mustached Riso is well-dressed in the fading photo. Riso, an Italian immigrant who came to New York by way of Argentina, was working as a carpenter when he started L. Riso & Sons Co. Inc. in 1912. His sons, Vincent [...]

LDC set to revitalize Flushing area
LDC set to revitalize Flushing area
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 5/15/2012 at 12:00PM

The Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corporation (LDC) held a cocktail reception on Tuesday, May 8 in the Delta Sky360 Club at Citi Field. Distinguished guest Michael Stoler, President of NY Real Estate TV and Managing Director of Madison Realty Capital, talked about the increasing importance of Queens to the state’s real estate market. [...]

House of the Day: Jamaica Estates Tudor – 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms
House of the Day: Jamaica Estates Tudor – 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms
News Jay Lane 5/15/2012 at 11:20AM

JAMAICA ESTATES, NY 11432 Total Taxes: $4,600 List Price: $699,000 Tudor, Detached, # Families: 1 7.0 rooms, 4 Bedrooms , 2 Full Baths , 1 Half Baths School District: Community District 29 Year Built: 1935 Construction: Brick Lot Size: 55 X 100 Appearance: Good Interior Features Eat-in kitchen Dining room: Formal Den/Family room Full Finished [...]

House of the Day: Bayside Colonial – 4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms
House of the Day: Bayside Colonial – 4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms
News Jay Lane 5/14/2012 at 8:14AM

26-14 211th St BAYSIDE, NY 11360 Total Taxes: $6,671 List Price: $1,150,000 Colonial, Detached, # Families: 1 10.0 rooms, 4 Bedrooms , 1 Full Baths , 1 Half Baths School District: Community District 26 Year Built: 1920 Construction: Brick Lot Size: 80 X 100 Appearance: Good Interior Features 1 kitchen Dining room: Formal Den/Family room [...]