LIC / Queens Neighborhood Guides

Long Island City

Long Island City Real Estate, LIC Real Estate.

Once the Industrial center of New York City, is now in the limelight and one of the premiere areas to live in. Home to over 200 museums and galleries, including PS1 MoMa, Museum of Moving Image, and many more, It's home to Silvercup Studios New York's largest movie studio, plenty of shops, restaurants and bars. It is a mecca for artisans, film-makers and families, Home to Brooks Restaurant, Est. 1890 one of the oldest restaurants in New York, there are plenty of activities to partake in, from Wednesday evening film screenings at Socratese Sculpture Park, to PS1 Summer Warm Up Series, which is a weekly outdoor music festival every Saturday in the summer, to Harry's LIC Taxi Beach, New York's first urban beach. Long Island City Real Estate also known as L.I.C. recently has been going through a real estate boom. Since the city rezoned it from industrial to residential in 2003, there has been a lot of excitement happening, New Luxury Condo buildings are opening up every month, Rockrose is developing seven towers in the Queens West site, near the newly named Pepsi Park.

The View Condominium, The East Cost Complex and Pepsi Park developed by TF Cornerstone Inc. was the first pioneering step towards the redevelopment process. SilverCup Studios has plans on developing the largest movie studio outside of LA and plans on investing over $1 Billion dollars into the area, people are looking at this once forgotten city with a whole new perspective, CitiBank is building there 2nd tower across the street from there original one, The U.N. has recently completed a commercial building, and at the once old Queens Plaza parking lot. There are plans to developing it into a 3 million square foot commercial tower, the city has allocated $46 Million dollars to develop parks, and public spaces, plans for a new public school, police precinct, library and post office are in the works, Long Island City will soon be the 4th Largest Business District in the city, and the largest Artist district once Tishman Speyer completes its over 3,000,000 Square Feet of office, retail and commercial center dubbed Gotham Center in Queens Plaza.

LIC is accessible by the E, V, N, G, & 7 trains as well as the L.I.R.R., NY Water Taxi, The Queens Borough Bridge and the Midtown Tunnel.

Nest Seekers handles Long Island city rentals, sales, new developments, conversion and new construction. Long Island City New Developments, LIC new developments, LIC new development, Long Island City new development. Some of the area most notable projects are the Power House LIC (powerhouse lic), Galaxy, Arris Lofts condominium (and arris lofts rentals), Hunters Point condominiums, Hunter View condominiums, 5SL, Star Tower and the Vere condominium.

Nest Seekers is responsible for selling over 50 units at Arris Lofts at the initial offering and hundreds of transactions thereafter in every other development, rentals conversion and resale in the area. Our storefront on Vernon Blvd is the first Manhattan based agency in the area and is considered an expert in all matters of Long Island City related real estate and transformation issues.

Well known restaurants are Sushi Siam, Testaccio Tournesol, Tuk Tuk, Waterfront Crabhouse, Water’s Edge, Lucky Mojo, Manducatis Rustica Manetta’s Masso, Riverview Restaurant & Lounge, Sage General Store SHI,BANY Asian Fusion, Bella Via, Blend, Bricktown Bagels, Brooks 1890 Restaurant, Café Henri, Cassino Restaurant, Court Square Diner, The Creek Da Gianni’s Ristorante, Dorian Café, Five Star Banquet & Restaurant, Ihawan Jackson Avenue Steakhouse, Junior’s Café.

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Long Island City Sales

Long Island City Rentals

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Long Island City, NY

47-44 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone 718-707-0200
Fax 718-707-0233

Long Island City - Court Square, NY

2626 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone 718-707-0200
Fax 718-707-0233