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Bethpage Federal Credit Union holds networking reception in Long Island City

Sept. 29, 2023 By Ethan Marshall As Bethpage Federal Credit Union expands to Queens, a networking reception was held Sept. 28 at the Lost in Paradise Rooftop in Long Island City. This small gathering was meant to act as the company’s introduction to the Queens community. Bethpage Federal Credit Union Assistant Vice President of Community… Read more »

Manhattan and LIC experiencing some of the highest rental inventory growth: report

Sept. 27, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a report from StreetEasy, Manhattan is experiencing the largest increase in rental inventory among all the boroughs in New York City. Five of the 10 neighborhoods across the city going through the fastest growth are in Manhattan. Additionally, Long Island City made the list as the lone… Read more »

Op-Ed: Why Long Island City needs to expand its Business Improvement District

Sept. 22, 2023 By Andrew Yuan and Pei Yin Cheong City government can be opaque. It’s sometimes hard to see the direct result of the money we pay for taxes. Not so with the Business Improvement Districts, or BIDs, which are funded by assessments on property owners that vary from neighborhood to neighborhood. You can… Read more »

Very Good Gym gears up for its one-year anniversary in Long Island City

Sept. 20, 2023 By Nevine Salameh Very Good Gym’s second location is extending an invitation to its clients and the public for a lively celebration as the gym is preparing to celebrate its one-year anniversary on Sept. 30. The gym is encouraging families to head to its Long Island City location at 10-14 47th Road… Read more »

Queens organizations secure nearly $1.9 million in funding for revitalization efforts

Sept. 15, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Several Community-Based Development Organizations (CBDOs) and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Queens have secured nearly $1.9 million in grants to help revitalize and improve the neighborhoods where they operate. The Queens organizations, which include groups such as Woodside on the Move and the Long Island City Partnership, are among… Read more »

More Manhattan residents are migrating to Long Island City: report

Sept. 13, 2023 By Ethan Marshall According to a report put together by Modern Spaces, there is a recent trend of buyers moving from Manhattan to Long Island City. Modern Spaces credits this change to Long Island City becoming a prime residential location, offering a suburban lifestyle with urban touches, but without the intense bustle… Read more »

Record-breaking sale made at Skyline Tower in Long Island City

Sept. 6, 2023 By Ethan Marshall A record-breaking sale was recently made for a penthouse at the top of Skyline Tower in Long Island City. The penthouse was sold for just over $2,300 per square foot, setting a new record at price per square foot. The sale for the penthouse was priced at $2,272,556, breaking… Read more »

Modern Spaces second quarter real estate report shows rise in sales of units

Aug. 10, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Modern Spaces LIC’s recently released sales report on the second quarter of 2023 indicates a strong performance when it comes to sales and bodes well for the next quarter to trend in a similar direction. According to Modern Spaces President and CEO Eric Benaim, despite economic issues like inflation… Read more »