Property owner Moshe Granit has filed applications for a nine-story, 30-key hotel at 38-38 11th Street, in northern Long Island City’s Ravenswood section, located four blocks from the 21st Street – Queensbridge stop on the F train. The new building will measure 15,664 square feet on the 25-foot-wide lot. There will be four or three hotel rooms on each floor, a lobby on the ground floor, and a breakfast area in the cellar. Individual hotel suites will average roughly 440 square feet apiece, which is relatively large. Jamaica-based Manish S. Savani is the architect of record. The 2,152-square-foot plot of land is currently vacant.
Hotel developers are suddenly facing new hurdles to building in protected industrial zones, and they’re looking further afield for cheap sites – right next to the border with Long Island, in fact. YIMBY spotted building applications for two hotels at 1021 and 1025 Beach Street in Far Rockaway, Queens, near where the elevated A train tracks end.
Queens-based Talwinder Parmar is currently constructing a four-story, 46-key Comfort Inn hotel at 1766 East 49th Street, in southern Flatlands, on a vacant lot between Avenues N and O. The building will total 9,995 square feet, and rooms will average 217 square feet apiece. Jamaica-based Manish Savani is the architect of record. According to the Brooklyn Daily, local residents are concerned the hotel is being built to house homeless people through a city program. Applications were filed for the project late last year.
Jamaica-based Pride Hospitality Group has filed applications for an 18-story, 283-unit hotel building at 149-03 Archer Avenue, in downtown Jamaica, located three blocks from the Jamaica LIRR station, JFK AirTrain and the E, J and Z subways at Sutphin Boulevard. The building will measuring 110,463 square feet, and hotel rooms will average 390 square feet. Jamaica-based Manish Savani is the architect of record, and an existing single-story auto-repair must first be demolished.
The industrial no man’s land between Long Island City and Astoria has suddenly become a hotbed of hotel development, and now we can add another project to the list. Developer Talwinder Parmar wants to erect a 13-story hotel at 37-35 21st Street, between 37th and 38th Avenues.