Keith Singh, president of 34 Avenue Corp., and property owner of the vacant lot at 95-12 86th Street, in northern Ozone Park, has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building. The new structure will have 5,940 square feet of residential space, and BCD Consultant is the architect of record. The HPD demolished the site’s old two-story, two-unit building in 2010.
Piermont Properties is looking to sell an assemblage of four properties spanning 72-01 – 72-25 Queens Boulevard and 72-30 – 72-38 45th Avenue, in eastern Elmhurst, for roughly $45 million. The current owner acquired the properties for a total $25 million over the past year, and the site could accommodate a 297,000 square-foot mixed-use building. A 10-year-old three-story, seven-unit building, a 2.5-story vacant home and three low-rise commercial buildings would likely be demolished. HFF is marketing the sites, according to The Real Deal.
CRE Development has filed applications for a 14-story, 48-unit mixed-use building at 45-24 Vernon Boulevard, in western Long Island City. The building will measure 52,500 square feet, and the first floor will have 4,570 square feet of commercial-retail. SHoP Architects is designing, and an existing single-story commercial building must first be demolished. The Real Deal was the first to report on the filings.
As the Asian population grows in Elmhurst, developers in nearby Flushing have begun to cater to the neighborhood’s burgeoning Chinatown along Broadway. Right next to Queens Place Mall at 88-08 Justice Avenue, one builder has filed plans for a 20-story apartment building with community space on the lower floors.
In March, YIMBY revealed renderings of Rockrose’s Eagle Lofts, a 54-Story, 783-unit mixed-use tower and factory conversion at 43-22 Queens Street, in Long Island City’s Court Square, and now The Court Square Blog notes partial demolition of the existing six-story factory has wrapped up. Eighty percent of the building is still intact, and excavation has kicked off on Queens Street, where the tower portion will rise. SLCE is designing, and a completion date has not been formally announced.