Hotel

Upscale hotel may land at JFK
Upscale hotel may land at JFK
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/13/2012 at 11:24AM

The former TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport may be closer to turning into a chic boutique hotel. Ron Marsico, a spokesperson for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, which controls the TWA structure, said that it’s negotiating with a developer about building a hotel at the location. According to the Wall [...]

DOB puts kibosh on 12-story hotel in Fresh Meadows
DOB puts kibosh on 12-story hotel in Fresh Meadows
News Philip Hertling 8/15/2012 at 3:30PM

A plan to build a hotel in Fresh Meadows was turned down by the city after the developer failed to comply with the building code and zoning regulations, officials said. The Department of Buildings (DOB) on July 31 rejected Mayflower Business Group’s proposal to put up a 12-story lodging house at 61-27 186th Street for [...]

Hotel to rise on Skillman Ave in Long Island City
Hotel to rise on Skillman Ave in Long Island City
News Michael Pantelidis 2/22/2012 at 1:34PM

The City University of New York (CUNY) is aiming to check in to the borough’s new hotel hotspot. CUNY recently sent out a request for proposal (RFP) to hospitality industry consultants, seeking ideas on how to develop its lot on Skillman Avenue in Long Island City nearLaGuardia Community College — with the goal of building [...]

Flushing Boom: Development project to bring hotel, jobs
Flushing Boom: Development project to bring hotel, jobs
News Alexa Altman 2/08/2012 at 2:09PM

If you’re looking to lodge in the lap of luxury, a fancy Flushing facility may soon bring the opportunity to stay in style, closer to home. Plans to construct a high-end, 168-room Hyatt Place hotel in Flushing are in the works, according to Michael Meyer, president of F&T Group, the company creating the accommodations. Constructed [...]

Queens hotel fire rescue
Queens hotel fire rescue
News Jay Lane 1/17/2012 at 9:05AM

Queens hotel fire rescue Firefighters fought their way through heavy smoke and shooting flames yesterday to rescue a man with no pulse from a burning Queens motel and bring him back to life. The victim was in a third-floor room at the Conduit Motor Inn in South Ozone Park at around 4 p.m. when members [...]