Real Estate

Turtle & Hughes Leaving LIC for Glendale, Queens
Turtle & Hughes Leaving LIC for Glendale, Queens
Real Estate David Dynak 5/03/2012 at 2:02PM

Turtle & Hughes, a leader in distribution of Electrical and Industrial Equipment is relocating from Long IslandCityfurther east to Glendale. Its operation at 4939 Van Dam Streetwas simply not large enough, and with industrial rents in and around LIC going up – a result of higher property taxes, strong demand for space close to Manhattanand [...]

No More Rotten ‘Apple’
No More Rotten ‘Apple’
Business Michael Pantelidis 5/03/2012 at 12:09PM

Long Island City’s “Apple Building” – currently eaten to its core – will soon be ripe again. The edifice, located at 30-30 Northern Boulevard and known for the large sign on its roof – left behind by the Apple Red Tag & Label company when it ceased operations in the 1970s – has been mostly [...]

Deal Is Near to Develop Willets Point
Deal Is Near to Develop Willets Point
News Jay Lane 5/03/2012 at 10:30AM

The Bloomberg administration is nearing a deal with the Related Cos. and a real-estate firm controlled by owners of the New York Mets to build a retail and residential development on a gritty swath of Queens near Citi Field, according to people familiar with the matter. But the tentative deal to develop Willets Point isn’t [...]

House of the Day: Bayside Colonial – 5 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms
House of the Day: Bayside Colonial – 5 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms
News Jay Lane 5/03/2012 at 8:09AM

215-33 40th Ave BAYSIDE, NY 11361 Total Taxes: $5,622 List Price: $788,000 Colonial, Detached, # Families: 1 9.0 rooms, 5 Bedrooms , 1 Full Baths , 1 Half Baths School District: Community District 26 Year Built: 1925   Construction: Frame Lot Size: 40 X 100 Appearance: Good Interior Features Eat-in kitchen Dining room: Formal Den/Family [...]

House of the Day: Whitestone Colonial – 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
House of the Day: Whitestone Colonial – 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
News Jay Lane 5/02/2012 at 7:59AM

150-34 9th Ave WHITESTONE, NY 11357 Total Taxes: $3,992 List Price: $750,000 Colonial, Detached, # Families: 1 7.0 rooms, 3 Bedrooms , 1 Full Baths School District: Community District 25 Year Built: 1930 Construction: Frame Lot Size: 50 X 100 Appearance: Excellent Interior Features Eat-in kitchen Dining room: Formal Home office Full Basement Stove, Washer, [...]

AG announces foreclosure prevention grants
News Alexa Altman 5/01/2012 at 5:05PM

Statistics show that Queens is the borough with the highest share of first-time foreclosures in 2012, and now Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced that his office plans to award $3 million in foreclosure prevention services to assist New Yorkers struggling with possible foreclosure. The grant includes $1.5 million for organizations serving New York City. [...]

House of the Day: Jamaica Estates Colonial – 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
House of the Day: Jamaica Estates Colonial – 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
News Jay Lane 5/01/2012 at 7:00AM

179-19 Croydon Rd JAMAICA ESTATES, NY 11432 Total Taxes: $6,736 List Price: $1,028,000   Colonial, Detached, # Families: 1 10.0 rooms, 5 Bedrooms , 3 Full Baths School District: Community District 29 Year Built: 1940 Construction: Brick Lot Size: 60X142 Appearance: Excellent Interior Features Eat-in kitchen Dining room: Formal Den/Family room Home office Full Basement [...]

House of the Day: Flushing Hi Ranch – 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms
House of the Day: Flushing Hi Ranch – 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms
Real Estate Jay Lane 4/30/2012 at 8:00AM

144-46 29th Ave FLUSHING, NY 11354 Total Taxes: $3,511 List Price: $1,150,000 Hi Ranch, Detached, # Families: 1 9.0 rooms, 4 Bedrooms , 4 Full Baths School District: Community District 25 Year Built: 2003 Construction: Brick Lot Size: 41 X 100 Appearance: Interior Features Eat-in kitchen Dining room: Formal Den/Family room MBR 1st Floor: Y [...]

Hear That? It’s the Queens housing boom
News Michael Pantelidis 4/27/2012 at 11:19AM

With economies around the world foundering, the Queens housing market appears to be floating just fine. According to data from the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Queens had the most home sales of any borough in the first quarter of this year with 2,919 – representing a 13 percent increase from last year. [...]

House of the Day: Bayside Exp Ranch – 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
House of the Day: Bayside Exp Ranch – 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
News Jay Lane 4/27/2012 at 7:28AM

27-34 Little Neck Blvd BAYSIDE, NY 11360 Total Taxes: $8,782 List Price: $1,599,000 Exp Ranch, Attached, # Families: 1 7.0 rooms, 3 Bedrooms , 2 Full Baths School District: Community District 26 Year Built: 1950   Construction: Brick/ St Lot Size: 80 X 119 Appearance: Mint Aaa Interior Features Eat-in kitchen Dining room: Formal Den/Family [...]