Luxury Lounging in Long Island City: A 6-Building Intro to LIC's New Construction Rentals

As one of NYC's most dynamic neighborhoods, Long Island City has seen an incredible run of new constructions over the past few years. Its attraction is readily apparent: just one subway stop away from Manhattan, it's home to some of the city's best and most underrated cultural centers, such as Socrates Sculpture Park and MoMA PS1, not to mention Gantry Plaza State Park right on the East River waterfront. Want to explore LIC but don't know where to start? Check out this small selection of five of our favorite new construction rentals in Long Island City.

4545 Center Boulevard 4545 Center Boulevard

4545 Center Boulevard, Long Island City

The Building - 45-45 Center Boulevard - Long Island City

If you're in the neighborhood of Hunters Point in Long Island City, it's impossible not to notice this astounding building. 45-45 Center Avenue impresses with size - it's one of the largest developments to open in NYC in the past 20 years - but the truly impressive details are much less obvious.

Linc LIC Linc LIC

43-10 Crescent Street, Long Island City

Exterior Linc LIC - Apartments for Rent

Built in 2013, each apartment at Linc LIC includes floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as stainless steel appliances and granite countertops in the kitchen. The building also includes valet service, a screening room, rooftop deck, and concierge service in the heart of Long Island City.

QLIC QLIC

41-42 24th Street, Long Island City

Aparments for rent at QLIC in NYC

QLIC is a new construction rental building in Long Island City, one of NYC's fastest growing neighborhoods. Its apartments have been designed with modern living in mind, and feature open layouts, high ceilings, and oversized windows. QLIC also showcases a sprawling, 28,000 square foot amenity space.

The Club The Club

4705 Center Boulevard, Long Island City

The Club - Long Island City Rentals

Perfectly suited for the lifestyle of any busy New Yorker, Long Island City’s The Club is a new construction rental building, offering 391 luxury units for rent. The Club provides an array of fitness amenities, and places residents near vibrant and culturally rich sites and venues.

The Powerhouse The Powerhouse

50-09 2nd Street, Long Island City

The Powerhouse Building

The Powerhouse, formerly the Long Island Power Station, hearkens back to New York City's industrial era. The rentals at 50-09 2nd Street are decorated in pre-war style, though with a range of modern amenities, indoor waterfalls, spas, and fitness centers. The apartments are similarly furnished with high-quality fixtures.

The View The View

46-30 Center Boulevard, Long Island City

4630 Center Boulevard Building, Luxury Rentals, NYC

The View is a residential glass high-rise that is helping Long Island City gain a reputation as a place to seek out top-tier luxury rentals. This remarkable building with 184 apartments for rent stands 18-stories tall and boasts the kind of views of the Manhattan skyline that are too good to be true.