Queens College had a pretty good Saturday Night Live cameo
Photo and video via YouTube/Saturday Night Live

Larry David and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders may have been featured guests on this week’s Saturday Night Live episode, but Queens College also had a starring role in the program. The Flushing institution of higher learning was the setting for a taped sketch, “Bern Your Enthusiasm,” in which David played a neurotic version of Sanders that was similar to […]

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Blog: Queens development update, a slowdown at year end
Sky View Parc development

Over the past few years we’ve seen numerous mega developments throughout Queens including Sky View Parc and Flushing Commons. The Willets Point development site, which has received much hype over the past couple years however, sits silent with no shovels in the ground. In late 2013, the Willets Point site was approved for a 61-acre […]

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More than half of the office condos at Flushing Commons site sold
Rendering courtesy of TDC Development International

It’s going, going, (almost) gone at Flushing Commons. In less than one month of sales, more than 50 percent of the Flushing Commons Phase I office-condominium units have been sold. The first phase includes a 148-unit residential building housing one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom residences, a commercial building with 75 office condominiums, as well as […]

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City drops its appeal of court’s decision against Willets West development
Photo courtesy of NYC Economic Development Corporation

Updated Friday, Aug. 21, 9:43 a.m. Plans for the redevelopment of Willets Point took another hit Wednesday, this time from the City of New York. The de Blasio administration announced it would not participate in an appeal of a State Appellate Court’s decision blocking the construction of Willets West, a million-square-foot mall on the Citi […]

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Huge mixed-use waterfront complex planned for former Flushing supermarket site
Photo courtesy of PropertyShark/Scott Bintner

BY KIRSTEN E. PAULSON The former Asian grocery Assi Plaza, located in Flushing, is about to change hands again to make way for redevelopment. Eastern Consolidated’s Capital Advisory Division has negotiated a $42 million bridge loan from a private lender on behalf of Triple Star Realty LLC, which used the loan to purchase the nearly […]

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