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The Boro Hotel: 38-28 27th Street

The Boro Hotel: 38-28 27th Street, Long island City 11101 This past Sunday, Queens Beans was on site in Long Island City for an exclusive preview inside a new hotel that is in its final stage of completion. The hotel, to be named “The Boro

New Development : Residential – 30-40 21 St, Astoria

30-40 21ST STREET, ASTORIA What’s going on at 30-40 21st Street in Astoria? The 70-unit rental building that was approved for construction in March has been progressing smoothly until now. The project has recently been  given a “temporary stop work order” according to the DOB

Aloft Hotel LIC | 27-45 Jackson Avenue

The new Aloft hotel designed by Gene Kaufman, is set to be a 22-story hotel in Long Island City. The demolition is long over, and the foundation has now been set. Queens Beans was recently onsite and the beams for the first floor seem to

What is the status of 45-40 Vernon Boulevard?

One year ago Simon Baron Development purchased this property for $14.7 million. The property, which has great views of Manhattan, is currently M-zoned. The zoning allows for hotel use and the area is currently serviced by the Wyndham Garden Hotel a few blocks away and

New Development: 25-10 38th Avenue

There is a new 18-unit rental coming to Long Island City. Located between Crescent street ad 27th street, local owners Dylan Salant and Kevin Hernandez are building the new project that will also include parking and possibly some retail. The area has seen some recent

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Recently Queens Beans reported on the sale of The Center Building and the surge in the LIC office market. While Manhattan used to be the focus of real estate players for office real estate, the shift has turned to Long Island City due to the

30-17 40th Ave: New Residential Building

Creating residential buildings from parking lots has reached Long Island City’s Alert Garage Corp.  Permits were filed to build a new residential and commercial mixed-use tower on the lot at 30-17 40th Ave, consisting of ten stories. The project is a joint venture partnership between

The Center Building, 33-00 Northern Boulevard

33-00 Northern Boulevard, also known as the Center Building, is being bought by Vornado for $142 million, from Madison Marquette. The 437,000 square foot office building was bought in 2012 by Madison Marquette in a joint venture partnership for over $84 million. Vornado is to

New Development | 21-21 44th Drive

What’s going on at this site at 21-21 44th Drive? It seems as though that a partnership between the Slate Property Group and the Carlyle Group have plans to build a 88-unit condominium. According to permits and plans filed, the mixed use property will have