Real Estate

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Brinckerhoff teeters on edge of development

Preservationists fear that the Brinckerhoff Cemetery in Fresh Meadows is in danger of being kicked off a list of protected properties and put yet again at risk for development. Comments (1).

Friday, May 4, 2012

Flushing

RKO Keith’s good to go after final FAA approval

Developers for the RKO Keith’s Theatre in downtown Flushing received clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration this week to build a 16-story mixed-use building around the former movie house’s landmarked lobby. Comment.
St. Albans

Experts warn against predatory schemes in hard-hit area

Even before the recent foreclosure crisis hit southeast Queens, predatory lenders took advantage of minority communities, according to fair-housing experts, who warned that many of those dangers still exist in the services now being offered to help distressed homeowners. Comment.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Willets Point

City drops bid to condemn property at Willets Point: Lawyer

Lawyers for the city have dropped their bid to use eminent domain to obtain property in Willets Point, according to a lawyer who was challenging the process. Comment.
College Point

Avella backs spa developer despite prostitution scandal

A man whose hotel was raided in a prostitution sting still has the support of a state lawmaker to open a business in College Point. Comments (2).

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

College Point

City to sell plot in middle of College Pt. yacht club

In a city auction nine years ago, a man put up hundreds of thousands of dollars for what he thought was waterfront property, but it turned out to be a parcel of land in the middle of a College Point boat yard and now the Department of Citywide Administrative Services is attempting to pawn off the parcel once again. Comment.
Willets Point

City drops bid to condemn property at Willets Point: Lawyer

Lawyers for the city have dropped their bid to use eminent domain to obtain property in Willets Point, according to a lawyer who was challenging the process. Comment.

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