Construction Breaks Ground At 160-05 Archer Avenue in Jamaica, Queens

One Archer Avenue ground breaking ceremony - Shorewood Real Estate GroupOne Archer Avenue ground breaking ceremony - Shorewood Real Estate Group

Shorewood Real Estate Group recently celebrated the commencement of construction at 160-05 Archer Avenue, a 24-story mixed-use development in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by Hill West Architects, the building will officially debut as One Archer Avenue.

“Thanks to community groups such as Greater Jamaica Development Corp and the Jamaica BID and our investors, Capricorn Investment Group and Bridge Investment Group, Shorewood was able to bring this project to fruition,” said Shorewood Real Estate Group’s president and CEO, S. Lawrence Davis.

The structure will measure 326,000 square feet and comprise a mix of rental apartments and associated amenities, ground-floor retail, and an enclosed parking structure for 156 vehicles.

The residential component will comprise 226,895 square feet. This area includes 315 apartments, co-working space, a game room, a fitness center and yoga room, a dog wash, and multiple lounges. Ground-floor retail area will occupy 131,282 square feet of the property.

At this time, the project team has not released renderings or a construction timeline for the project.

160-05 Archer Avenue in Jamaica, Queens

160-05 Archer Avenue via Google Maps

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5 Comments on "Construction Breaks Ground At 160-05 Archer Avenue in Jamaica, Queens"

  1. The whole point for the rezoning and encouragement of development around the Jamaica downtown area was because of the large number of mass transit options. Why then require developments to include parking to accommodate cars? NYC zoning is just so stupid.

  2. Reason #1
    The building is being placed in-between Jamaica Ave and Archer Ave across the street from the shopping center and movie theater. There is no parking on either Avenue for about a mile down to 165th street. Just because there is mass transit does not mean the building will DENY residency to tenants that own a motor vehicle. Those tenants will NEED someplace to park.

    Reason#2
    “ground-floor retail”
    The building will also be part affordable housing. A retail section will help to offset the losses from reduced rent. The retail customers will ALSO need someplace to park.

  3. Gentrification
    Gentrification
    Gentrification

  4. Queens wake Up.
    A Vietnam vet Evicted because the Ordered H.A.L. did not show ip. He Killed for this Country and
    because Judge Lansden did not believe the G.A.L. had an Emergency. He signed the eviction order Throwing his family Out like trash. Bully Judge Lansden. Queens housing court. No du e process as demanded by his own colleage Judge J. Poley.

  5. I would love be one of those that get one of the affordable apartment.

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