I FEEL like we’re in a news gap as we wait for the election, all is quiet on the Covid front locally, public schools are finding their hybrid sea legs, and new retail business formations are on hold for the most part. And yet the real estate business in LIC pushes forward, commercially anyway.[Read more…] about All Quiet On The Covid News Front In LIC
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TWO of my writers were poached by The New Yorker this month so I’ve had to rely on my own faculties to dig up scoops. Fortunately in a quick perusal of the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy’s newsletter I caught a recap of their community meeting last night which revealed that Phase 2 of Hunters Point Park South will open in late June according to a presenter at the meeting from the EDC. This is the southern portion of the park, past the volleyball court/LIC Landing, which is supposed to be more “contemplative” and which will NOT include a playground for older kids. As a consolation the HPPC newsletter also reported that The Wizard of Oz will be the first movie they present at the Oval this year on May 18.
//MORE real estate news for you RE junkies, and in my mind this one’s a big one. [Read more…] about HUNTERS POINT SOUTH PARK PHASE 2 TO OPEN LATE JUNE
This morning Bisnow held it’s first-ever commercial real estate event focused on Queens, and it was a real eye-opener, literally. It took place at The Factory workspace, and upon entering the building one could feel that a whole new Long Island City was forming. [Read more…] about COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE NIRVANA IN LONG ISLAND CITY