Every year since 2012 I have marveled at the growth of the LIC Partnership’s Annual Real Estate Breakfast This year was no exception, as the newest location (as of last year), the Ravel Hotel, could barely contain all the attendees, as opposed to being almost full last year. Nevertheless I couldn’t help but analogize the burgeoning interest in Long Island City Real Estate to other buzzy locales. Are we at the Bushwick or Williamsburg phase of development? Or has LIC jumped the shark? Or maybe I’m being too critical, as seven years covering the local beat counts as “experienced” in LIC whereas one would just be finishing up an apprenticeship in Manhattan. Or I’m just jaded.
Anyway, as in the recent past the focus of this year’s breakfast was primarily on office space. Interesting tidbits included [Read more…] about Long Island City Real Estate 2019: Lotsa Buzz, Slim Pickings