Real Estate

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Letters

Reform BSA in favor of people living in Queens

New York is a city of neighborhoods. Whether it is the townhouses uptown, the brownstones in Brooklyn or the single-family homes of Whitestone, when you buy or rent a home here, you are getting more than a place to sleep — you are getting the surrounding neighborhood. Comments (5).

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Willets Point

New plans for Willets Pt. shift as city remains silent: Report

The city is staying mum on its deal with developers to put retail space and hotels around Citi Field after the mayor withdrew his bid to use eminent domain to acquire property in Willets Point earlier this month, but members of the real estate community are expecting an official announcement soon. Comment.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Fresh Meadows

Eerie history threatens Brinckerhoff sanctity

The thought of developers digging a foundation on the site of the Brinckerhoff Cemetery in Fresh Meadows is something most speakers at last week’s public hearing found horrifying, but it has happened in New York City before. Comments (1).
Bellerose

ICCC looking for new way into Creedmoor campus

Since its attempt to acquire more land on the Creedmoor Psychiatric Campus in Bellerose fell through last year, the Indian Cultural and Community Center is hoping to provide alternative access to its proposed developments, but the community is reluctant to approve anything before investigations into the center’s controversial dealings are concluded. Comment.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Flushing

Suzuki complex eyes renters after 12-year vacancy

Residents at Bowne Tree in downtown Flushing once enjoyed a grassy courtyard in the middle of their horseshoe-shaped complex until 2000, when a notorious landlord shocked residents by tearing up the greenspace inside and putting another apartment building in its place. Comment.
Elmhurst

Avella blasts Huang’s work

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) called upon Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city Department of Buildings last Thursday to ban notorious developer Tommy Huang from continuing to do business in Queens and the city. Comments (1).

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