Permits have been filed for a 35-story mixed-use building at 23-11 43rd Avenue in Hunters Point, Queens. Located between 23rd Street and 24th Street, the lot is three blocks from the Queensboro Plaza subway station, serviced by the 7, N, and W trains. Fisher Brothers is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Merchants Capital recently secured funding to redevelop a historic hospital structure in Jamaica, Queens into low-income and supportive housing. The announced funding package amounts to $21 million in the form of a Freddie Mac unfunded forward Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) cash loan on behalf of private affordable housing developer Dunn Development Corp.
Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 70-01 Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst, Queens. Located between 70th Street and 72nd Street, the lot is five blocks south of the 69 Street-Fisk Avenue subway station, serviced by the 7 train. Steven Li under the Star Point 7001 LLC is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Permits have been filed for a three-story school building at 64-29 218th Street in Flushing, Queens. Located between 64th Avenue and 67th Avenue, the lot is also addressed as 64-45 218th Street. The closest train station is Port Washington on the Long Island Railroad. NYC School Construction Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.
YIMBY recently went on a hard hat tour of Skyline Tower, aka 23-15 44th Drive, which has made a dramatic impact on the rapidly growing skyline of Long Island City. The reinforced concrete superstructure stands topped out at 778 feet tall and is currently the tallest skyscraper in Queens and the outer boroughs. The 67-story residential tower is designed by Hill West Architects and developed by United Construction & Development Group, FSA Capital, and Risland US Holdings LLC. Modern Spaces is the exclusive marketing and sales agency for the 802 residences, which are designed by Whitehall Interiors and will range in price from $500,000 to $4 million.