Jamaica

The Kira at 153-19 Jamaica Avenue

The Kira Affordable Housing Project Debuts at 153-19 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica, Queens

Construction is complete on The Kira, a 139-unit affordable and supportive housing project at 153-19 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by GF55 Partners and developed by New Destiny Housing, BFC Partners, and SMJ Development, the 21-story mixed-use building houses a mix of rental apartments, a 5,000-square-foot retail space on the ground floor, and on-site supportive services.

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Rendering of 153-10 88th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens. Courtesy of Brett Fisher/Depict

153-10 88th Avenue Tops Out in Jamaica, Queens

Construction has topped out on 153-10 88th Avenue, a nine-story mixed-use building in Jamaica, Queens. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Rufus King Park Development, the 95-foot-tall structure will yield 218,000 square feet, with 223 units spread across 150,696 square feet, as well as a parking garage for 176 vehicles and ground-floor community facility space. Homes will come in studio to two-bedroom layouts, and 30 percent of the inventory will be allocated for affordable housing. Monadnock Construction is the general contractor for the property, which is located at the corner of 88th Avenue and 153rd Street.

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Rendering of 90Ninety - Perkins Eastman

Developer Secures $378M to Complete 90Ninety at 166-20 90th Avenue in Jamaica, Queens

BRP Companies has secured a $378 million financial package to complete 90Ninety, a new mixed-use community in Jamaica, Queens. Located at 166-20 90th Avenue, the property sits across the street from the Jamaica Bus Terminal and will eventually deliver 614 mixed-income rental units, 25,000 square feet of ground-floor retail, and a 5,000-square-foot community space.

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