The commercially zoned no man’s land around Flushing Meadows Park and Willets Point has seen a big uptick in development, as longtime property owners prepare for the planned $3 billion redevelopment of the auto body shops next to Citi Field. New building applications were filed today for two properties nearby at 131-10 and 132-32 Avery Avenue, just east of Flushing Meadows Park between 131st Street and College Point Boulevard.
As the city rolls out its latest plan to revitalize Jamaica, Queens, new building applications have been filed for a four-story commercial and community facility building at 167-14 Hillside Avenue, in the heart of downtown Jamaica.
Applications have been filed for a two-story, two-unit residential building measuring nearly 1,800 square feet at the vacant lot 146-45 22nd Avenue, in southern Whitestone. Frank Petruso is designing, and the lot previously accommodated a three-story structure, sometime demolished over the last few decades.
The Real Deal has learned that two developers have acquired the the three-story property assemblage spanning 21-03 – 21-09 Astoria Boulevard, on the western side of Astoria, for $7.5 million. The site boasts 49,000 square feet of building potential, and the new owners plan to develop at least a seven-story, 60-condo-unit mixed-use building with retail space.