This could be the future tallest building in Queens: 79-story tower in LIC
Photo via United Construction and Development Group

The sky’s the limit in Long Island City. A 964-foot tower, which developers plan to erect near the Citigroup tower if permits are issued, will be the largest building in the borough, trumping the planned 70-story Queens Plaza Park. On Saturday, Flushing-based developer Chris Jiashu Xu filed plans for the 79-story tower located at 23-15 44th Dr. The […]

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27-story Watermark Court Square tower in LIC to be completed next year
Photo courtesy of Twinning Properties

A 168-unit residential building dubbed Watermark Court Square is currently being built in Long Island City, and tenants will be able to move in next fall. The 27-story building is being constructed at 27-19 44th Dr. and will have a number of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments available. Twining Properties, the real estate investment firm taking on this project, scored $70 […]

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See it: Live the modern life in new LIC condo for $1.21M
Photo courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Modern amenities and great location make this two-bedroom condominium in the heart of Long Island City one of the hottest deals in town. Located in The Dutch, an 86-unit building that recently opened at 25-19 43rd Ave., the two-bedroom unit offered by Douglas Elliman Real Estate boasts incredible space with nearly 10-foot high ceilings and wide […]

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7 train to shut down for eight more weekends in 2016
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Doug Letterman

As the MTA continues to make capital improvements along the 7 line, the agency has scheduled a number of shutdowns next year. The weekend shutdowns are scheduled to take place on Jan. 22-25, March 18-21, April 1-4, April 15-18, Oct. 21-24, Oct. 28-31, Nov. 11-14 and Nov. 18-21. Each are weather permitting. Between 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday on these weekends, 7 trains […]

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Pension funds purchase $20M LIC building to turn into headquarters, retail space
Photo via Google Maps

It’s a different kind of union deal. A  property located at 48-18 Van Dam St. in Long Island City was recently purchased by pension funds Local 27 IBT and Local 813 IBT, who hope to lease out the space and also make it their new home. Local 813 represents New York and metropolitan area employees in the private sanitation, […]

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