One interesting and two disappointing developments in the local real estate news last week. In the latter category, I was sad to read about the conversion of an old warehouse-type space to an office building in the Queensboro Plaza area. Though the structure is non-descript architecturally, “Prior tenants included furniture makers, art restorers and antique sellers, most of whom have left the building. The rebuilding is likely to cater more toward tech, advertising and media companies” according to The Court Square Blog.
Also disappointing was the announcement of the second tenant at 22-22 Jackson Ave: a Blow Dry/Lash/Brow Bar, only two weeks after the signing of the first lease containing a waxing salon. Both seem to be wasted on this high-ceilinged and patio’d location.
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