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Pre-K to replace coin arcade game warehouse in Richmond Hill

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Photo courtesy Kalmon Dolgin Associates

There will be no more games at this former warehouse, because class is almost in session.

The School Construction Authority signed a 10-year lease for a one-story Richmond Hill building, and it plans to create space for a pre-kindergarten at the site, which was formerly a warehouse for arcade vending machine supplier Bay Coin Distributors.

The arcade business is moving its operations blocks away to a smaller location, according to real estate firm Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates, which handled the transaction.

The school will take up the entire warehouse building at 132-10 Jamaica Ave., which has 12,400 square feet of space, and will seat 100 students when completed.

The site had an asking price of $30 per square foot.

Construction has already begun to transform the building into the new school, a representative for the real estate firm said.


Former LIC baked goods warehouse fetches $14 million

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Photo courtesy of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates and Scott Bintner/PropertyShark 

The site of a former baked goods warehouse is getting a fresh start.

The property, which includes two interconnected warehouses at 33-33 and 33-35 11th St. in Long Island City, was recently sold for $14 million by owners 33-11 Associates Partnership and Jacobson Realty Corp. Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates (KDA) represented the sellers in the deal.

Operative Cake, a baked goods wholesale business, used the property to warehouse its products before recently relocating to the Bronx.

JPRG Holdings, which bought the property, is hoping to find another tenant for the warehouse, but the site could be expanded for construction of a residential structure, a KDA representative said.

“The buyer, a local investor, currently plans to lease out the property as a warehouse, the same as prior to the sale,” said Grant Dolgin of KDA. “However, 33-33 and 33-55 11th St. also has the potential to be converted and developed into a rental or condominium building. It has 70,000 as-of-right buildable square feet for residential development.”

If it is eventually turned into a residential development, the site would be surrounded by local amenities that future tenants could take advantage of, such as Socrates Sculpture Park and the Noguchi Museum, and would provide easy access to transportation via the N and Q subway lines.

Operative Cake


Brooklyn plumbing company moving to LIC  

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A Brooklyn-based plumbing, heating and fire protection company is taking the plunge and moving to Queens.

General Plumbing Corporation signed a lease for a 12,000-square-foot space in a Long Island City building, according to Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates (KDA), which arranged the deal.

The property, located at 54-01 35th St., had an asking rent of $21 per square foot and fits the firm because it’s not far from its clients in Manhattan.

“The company needed to relocate from its location in Williamsburg and wanted to stay within close proximity to Manhattan to service its clients,” said Jeff Unger of KDA, who represented both the landlord ROM Realty and the tenant. “54-01 35th Street’s ideal location adjacent to the Long Island Expressway, Queens Midtown Tunnel, and 59th Street and Williamsburg bridges was the perfect fit.”


Cricket Wireless moving into downtown Jamaica retail space

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Prepaid mobile service provider Cricket Wireless is moving into a 1,000-square-foot retail unit in downtown Jamaica, according to Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates, which marketed the space.

The company will establish its new branch in the building at 166-34 Jamaica Ave. between Merrick Boulevard and 168th Street, which is currently occupied by a McDonald’s and Pay-O-Matic.

Cricket Wireless, which became a subsidiary of AT&T after the cell service giant bought Leap Wireless for nearly $1.2 billion earlier this year, now has more than a dozen authorized locations around the New York metropolitan area, including a number of branches in Queens.


Fire restoration firm buys $3.8M Glendale warehouse for Queens move

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American Fire Restoration, a Brooklyn-based firm that cleans and revitalizes properties damaged by fire, water or smoke, recently closed on an 18,400-square-foot Glendale warehouse for $3.8 million.

The company is making a move to Queens after purchasing the former woodworking shop on 71-02 80th St., according to Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates, which represented the firm in the transaction.

Gina Palone of National Brokerage Real Estate represented the seller, 71-02 80th Street Properties Inc.

The building is directly across the street from The Shops at Atlas Park, a mall with a number of retail stores, a movie theater and some community space.

American Fire Restoration, which also specializes in mold remediation and repairs, will use the building for office and warehouse space.


Richmond Hill manufacturer expanding into new warehouse

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Photo courtesy of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates

Richmond Hill-based KPA Studio, a provider of metal, glass, and windows to architectural firms and general contractors, has signed a lease for a 10,000-square-foot building in the neighborhood.

The signing, arranged by real estate firm Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates, is for the one-story building at 91-20 130th St. and will expand operations for KPA Studio. Its original location in the neighborhood is at 130-29 91st Ave. A majority of the new facility will be used for aluminum production, according to Kalmon’s Dmitri Gourianov, who handled the leasing. 

KPA has supplied various architectural firms with materials for projects around the city, including the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center at Queensborough Community College, which is designed by TEK Architects, the Brooklyn Bowery and some H&M locations.

The new KPA location has 18-foot ceilings, three drive-in doors, and is located near the E, J, and Z subway lines.

There are a number of manufacturing and construction companies in the area of the new location, Gourianov said, including sheet metal, window and doors, and food production.


Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates arranges $2.2 million sale of 9,700 square-foot Woodside property

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Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates, Inc. has arranged for the $2.15 million sale of a 9,700 square-foot property in Woodside, announced Kalmon Dolgin and Neil Dolgin, co-presidents of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates.

Vincent Lopez of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates was the broker for both the buyer, Video Concepts, and the seller, IL Nuraghe.

For the last two decades, Video Concepts, has been a leader in production and staging, creative services, interactive media, and event planning solutions, according to Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates.

The company is relocating and expanding from a self-owned, 4,400 square-foot space in Astoria to the Woodside property at 34-39 56th Street.

The property consists of a two-story warehouse and features 24-foot ceilings, two drive-in doors, a 1,200-square-foot mezzanine level and eight parking spaces.

The building underwent a state-of-the-art renovation by the Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association before the seller purchased the building for wholesale wine storage, according to Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates. IL Nuraghe then sold the wine business and rented the property to Eurocraft Stone, a marble manufacturer, until listing it for sale with Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates.

Located between 37th Avenue and Broadway, the building is near the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, Northern Boulevard, Queens Boulevard and the Grand Central Parkway, and is also accessible to the Woodside Long Island Rail Road station and the 7, M, and R subway lines.






Duane Reade to stay for 15 more years in Flushing

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Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates, Inc. (KDA) has arranged for the renewal of a 14,000 square-foot, long-term lease for New York-based drugstore chain Duane Reade at 198-15 Horace Harding Expressway at the Cross Path Shopping Center in Flushing, Kalmon and Neil Dolgin, co-presidents of KDA announced.

“The Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates team worked closely with the owner to negotiate the best possible terms for the lease renewal of Duane Reade at the property,” said Neil Dolgin. “The prime location of the Cross Path Shopping Center offers tenants excellent visibility, and the close proximity of Francis Lewis Boulevard and I-495 provides customers convenient access to all that the center has to offer.”

Neil and Grant Dolgin of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates represented the owner in the deal, while Winick Realty Group, LLC negotiated on behalf of the tenant.

In addition to Duane Reade, the 44,877-square-foot, one-story Cross Path Shopping Center features tenants such as Waldbaums grocery store, N&S Wines, a nail salon, pet groomer, T-Mobile and the Blue Bay Diner.



Carpet and flooring distributor relocates to 8,000-square-foot space in Jamaica

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LET’s International, a carpet and flooring distributor and installer, is relocating from Greenpoint, Brooklyn to an 8,000-square-foot space in Jamaica, Queens.

The one-story-building, at 110-60 Dunkirk Street, is located just off Liberty Avenue, and is easily accessible to Manhattan and Long Island via the Van Wyck and Long Island Expressways, Belt and Grand Central Parkway, said representatives from Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates, the company who arranged the lease.