Long Island City’s new condominium development project already has people signing contracts.
If you notice an influx of map-wielding backpackers rocking their “I Heart New York” t-shirts while stumbling along Vernon Boulevard this summer, fret not. These brave souls might not be nearly as lost as you think.
For years, real-estate agents have portrayed the symbiotic relationship between a neighborhood and its residents as the ideal way to lure a client into a new property. The more a person loves his or her home, the more it tends to love them back. Both a real-estate mogul and a resident of Long Island City, [...]
Citing a speech in which the late Jacqueline Onassis celebrated Long Island City’s potential as the next Golden Coast, Silvercup Studios President Stuart Suna sees the neighborhood’s recent boom as the fruition of a long anticipated promise. Having lived in the area since 1980, he revels in having witnessed the neighborhood’s previously protracted growth accelerate [...]