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Long Island City Luxury Rentals You Can Call Home

The growth of NYC is quite evident when looking at the city skyline from the outskirts. Long Island City has always been known for its sweeping views of Manhattan, but the neighborhood is quickly replicating Manhattan’s astonishing high-rises and gleaming glassy towers. Here is a list of three Long Island City developments that still have availability for people interested in making this growing neighborhood their home. 

The Halo Offers Sleek Long Island City Apartments With Lavish Amenities

In 2014, renderings for a new Long Island City residential development were first revealed. Four years later, the development sits at 44-41 Purves Street completed and with gorgeous homes currently on the market.

In LIC, a Building Markets Itself to Millennials

Rendering of the entrance at Watermark, a new development in Long Island City.

Rendering courtesy of Twining Properties

In 2015, one of the demographic questions about the New York City real estate market was, “Why aren’t millennials buying?”. Buying one’s own home as a young adult was once considered to be the cherry on the cake that is being an independent, young professional.

Long Island City Area Rents Surpass Brooklyn's

View of 45-45 Center Boulevard luxury amenities and waterfront location in Long Island City.

Even though Manhattan and Brooklyn are generally considered the most predominant boroughs in NYC’s real estate market, Queens rents saw a notable increase — and in the area around Long Island City, the median rent actually surpassed Brooklyn’s.

New York City Luxury Rental Market: Summer 2013 In Perspective

Summer 2013 NYC

So, you’re back from vacation, and you want to know what news you missed out on during the summer months. Before we look ahead to the upcoming fall season, let’s take one look back on some of the biggest news to hit the New York City luxury rental market in the summer of 2013.

Exclusive Photo: Crane Collapse in Long Island City


Long Island City Crane Collapse - Luxury Rental Manhattan

Around 2:30 PM yesterday, the metal scaffolding and wood planking gave way on a crane at a TF Cornerstone luxury rental site in Long Island City, Queens. The crane collapse comes after another high profile collapse at One57 during Hurricane Sandy in late October. With 7 people injured, this crane collapse puts New York Crane and Equipment Corp. in hot water. Owner James Lomma was tried and acquitted of manslaughter charges in conjunction with a crane collapse in 2008.