Property owner Jin Yang has filed applications for two two-family residential buildings at 120-09 – 120-13 Ninth Avenue, located on the northern end of College Point. Both will stand two stories in height and will measure 3,579 square feet apiece. Within the entire development, the full-floor apartment units will spread across 4,773 square feet, which means they will individual measure a spacious 1,193 square feet each. Yuk Lam’s Fresh Meadows-based Lam Engineer is the applicant of record. The 7,467-square-foot plot of land is currently occupied by two-story house, with an address at 120-15 Ninth Avenue. Demolition permits were filed in January.
Nassau County-based Feinstein CP Realty has filed applications for a four-story, 81,532 square-foot automotive commercial building at 30-35 College Point Boulevard, in southern College Point. The building will handle automobile sales, repairs, and other services, and will also hold storage space and associated offices. The nearly 120,000 square-foot lot will include 149 parking spaces, and Maryland-based Penny Design Group is the applicant of record.
Property owner Xiang Jin Guo, doing business as GXTT Realty Inc, has filed applications for a four-story, 52-foot-tall warehouse building at 28-24 119th Street, in the southern end of College Point (near downtown Flushing). The building will measure 8,125 square feet, and accessory office space will occupy the top floor, with warehouse operations on the lower levels. Chelsea-based JWC Architect Engineer is the applicant of record. The site’s old two-story home was demolished in 2008.
Property owner Tony Romano has filed applications for a three-story, three-unit residential building at the vacant lot of 25-48 127th Street, in the southern end of College Point. The building will measure 2,895 square feet, which means units will average 965 square feet. The project will have off-street parking, and Frank Quatela is the architect of record.
Although two-family housing projects have basically dropped off the map since the financial crisis of 2008, small-scale residential development is slowly becoming feasible again. Although these are typically in-fill projects on formerly vacant lots, the burgeoning demand for residential is slowly paving the way for these little developments in eastern Queens.