The Prime, a 120,000-square-foot mixed-use development at 22-43 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens, is taking shape. Scaffolding and netting shroud the entire façade, with work on the blue-colored waterproofing membrane visible behind the screen. SRA Architecture + Engineering is the designer of the 11-story building, which is being developed by Circle F. Ryan Serhant of The Serhant Team and Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing: New York is head of sales and marketing for the 71 residential units, which average around 900 square feet apiece. Interiors are being designed by Andres Escobar of Lemay + Escobar.
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Construction on 43-12 Hunter Street, now referred to The Cove, is nearing completion in Long Island City. The curtain wall has reached the top of the 18-story reinforced concrete structure and work is wrapping up on the ground floor façade and interiors. The Queens project is designed by SLCE Architects and developed by Rockrose Development, which purchased the site for $1 million back in 2006. Slade Architecture is in charge of the interior design. There will be 123 units, 37 units being affordable homes, or roughly 30 percent of the total.
YIMBY user Thomas Koloski recently photographed New York City from above, capturing the prodigious swaths of construction transforming the skylines of Lower Manhattan, Midtown, and beyond. Below are a number of major sites that are taking shape, some of which are nearing topping off and set to be completed in 2020.
Almost a decade following the initial opening of Ravel Hotel in Long Island City, ownership has unveiled a ten-story expansion and partial renovation of its existing property at 8-08 Queens Plaza South, just south of Queensbridge Park. Ravi Patel, owner of the Ravel Hotel brand, describes the project as “transformative” and sought to establish an amenity-rich hotel and entertainment space for weddings, corporate outings, and other large events.
In an exclusive reveal, Silverback Development has officially launched sales for Hero LIC, a new condominium building at 24-16 Queens Plaza South in Long Island City, Queens. The Serhant Team at Nest Seekers International will serve as the sales and marketing agent for the property.