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Rental Building News and Offers

Long Island City These newly constructed rental buildings offer sky-high views and luxurious amenity packages.
The waterfront neighborhood of Long Island City has had an incredible construction boom. There are thousands of newly constructed rental and condo units and many are in large buildings with amenities worthy of an all-inclusive Caribbean resort.

With Amazon’s decision to have a major presence in Long Island City, its 25,000 new workers will need a place to go when they leave the office. We're predicting many will be interested in the latest luxury rental developments spread throughout the neighborhood - but interest in the neighborhood is already on the rise. Searches for residential apartments in the neighborhood are up 281% compared to the daily averages prior to the Amazon announcement. The neighborhood currently has an occupancy rate of 98.2% and about 15,400 units currently either under construction or in a planning phase. Will we see even more development?

(1) 4545 Center Boulevard

— At 4545 Center Boulevard
4545 Center Boulevard 4545 Center Boulevard, a 41-story rental building with 820 apartments next to the East River. (Images:
4545 Center Boulevard, LIC, Roof Deck Landscaped rooftop lounge.
4545 Center Boulevard, LIC, Living Area Expansive floor-to-ceiling windows.
Perhaps one of the finest outer-borough rental apartment buildings in New York City, 4545 Center Boulevard features a magnificently landscaped roof deck and garden with two tennis courts and a beach volleyball court. The 41-story tower designed by Arquitectonica features a dramatic undulating glass façade and is positioned to take full advantage of its far-reaching views of Manhattan and the East River.


Studios from $2,318/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,003/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,114/month

(2) Jackson Park

— At 28-16 Jackson Avenue
Jackson Park, a three-building residential complex near Queens Plaza. Jackson Park, a three-building residential complex near Queens Plaza. (Images:
Each residential tower is capped by its very own Sky Deck.
Jackson Park has a 75-foot indoor pool and a heated outdoor pool.
Tishman Speyer's Jackson Park development is a three-tower complex of gleaming glass buildings with roughly 1,800 apartments. Homes come in studio to four-bedroom configuration with features like key card entry system and outlets with integrated USB ports. Also present is the always-convenient washer/dryer unit and dishwasher. Residents have access to 120,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor resort-style amenities including a private 1.6-acre park.


Studios from $2,982/month
1 Bedrooms from $2,966/month
2 Bedrooms from $3,960/month
3 Bedrooms from $6,231/month

(3) Tower 28

— At 42-12 28th Street
Rendering of Tower 28 in Long Island City At Tower 28, mid and upper floor apartments have full Manhattan skyline views. (Images:
The indoor pool has retractable doors leading to a terrace.
The 46th floor Sky Lounge.
Tower 28 is an attractive, 58-story rental apartment tower at 42-12 28th Street that opened in 2017 and is one of the tallest buildings in Queens. It's filled with 450 apartments in studio to three-bedroom layouts and residents have access to a plethora of amenities, and can also elect to join the members only Club 28 - which is packed with perks including a rooftop pool, group fitness classes and a continuous schedule of lifestyle events.


Studios from $2,459/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,013/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,117/month
3 Bedrooms from $5,583/month

(4) ARC

— At 30-02 39th Avenue
ARC Rentals in Long Island City ARC is a 10-story building at 30-02 39th Avenue in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City. (Images:
ARC has a 70-foot saltwater rooftop pool.
The building's basketball court.
The development at 30-02 39th Avenue in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City, a 10-story rental dubbed ARC, offers studio to two-bedroom apartments with 9-foot ceilings, wide plank hardwood floors and expansive casement-style windows. Custom kitchens have quartz countertops and Bosch appliances, and there are Bosch washers and dryers in every residence. There is a health club with a spin room and yoga studio, private training facilities, a basketball court, a game room and a golf simulator.


Studios from $2,228/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,354/month

(5) 1 QPS Tower

— At 42-20 24th Street
Rendering of 1 QPS Tower The 44-story 1 QPS Tower has homes with floor-to-ceiling windows and incredible views. (Images:
The expansive fitness club with grand ceilings.
1 QPS Tower's rooftop pool and sun deck.
Residences at 1 QPS Tower have floor-to-ceiling windows, white oak flooring and interior finishes are in a neutral palette. Kitchens feature white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, white quartz countertops and full-height backsplashes. Each apartment also comes equipped with a washer and dryer. Amenities occupy nearly 16,000 square feet and include a full-floor rooftop pool and lounge with unbeatable city views. There is a resident lounge with plush seating, an HDTV, a pool table and a kitchenette. The fitness center is state of the art and has free weights, high-tech interactive equipment and there is even a rock climbing wall.


Studios from $2,361/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,142/month
2 Bedrooms from $5,128/month

(6) QLIC

— At 41-42 24th Street
QLIC, 41-42 24th Street, LIC QLIC at 41-42 24th Street is near Queens Plaza. (Images:
QLIC amenities, lounge Rooftop with outdoor pool and cabanas.
QLIC amenities, outdoor pool Lounge with communal workspace and stunning views.
Rooftop pools are hard to come by in New York City. QLIC has one that features postcard views of the Midtown skyline, adjoining cabanas with barbecue grills, and an open-air theater. Other amenities include a 24-hour concierge, a live-in superintendent, a library, a garage, a game room with billiard, ping pong and tabletop shuffleboard, a dog-grooming station, a valet dry-cleaning service, package acceptance service and bicycle storage. The building is conveniently positioned near the Queensborough Plaza subway station which has train service that can shuttle riders into Manhattan in under 10 minutes.


Studios from $2,373/month
1 Bedrooms from $2,576/month
2 Bedrooms from $3,957/month
3 Bedrooms from $4,972/month


— At 29-22 Northern Boulevard
ALTA LIC ALTA LIC offers luxury rental homes and also fully furnished co-living microsuites. (Images:
The 43rd floor lounge has seating, a fireplace and endless views.
Swim laps at the indoor pool.
The 43-story ALTA LIC offers the traditional type of luxury residences - but also has the option of fully furnished co-living microsuites with hotel-style services by Ollie. The two- to three-bedroom shared microsuites occupy the second through fifteenth floors and come fully furnished with transforming furniture systems. The luxury rental residences occupy the rest of the building and come in studio to two-bedroom layouts. Amenities spread over several floors and include a co-working lounge, game hall with stadium seating, and event room with speakers, projector, and screen. The fourth floor is dedicated to wellness with a state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga and movement studio, indoor lap pool, and golf simulator.


Studios from $2,495/month
1 Bedrooms from $2,895/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,450/month

(8) 22-22 Jackson Avenue

— At 22-22 Jackson Avenue
22-22 Jackson Avenue, LIC 22-22 Jackson Avenue; Triumph Property Group
22-22 Jackson Avenue amenities, roof deck Roof Deck; Triumph Property Group
22-22 Jackson Avenue amenities, pool Indoor Pool, Triumph Property Group
22-22 Jackson Avenue is Long Island City's most avant-garde residential, boasting a neo-brutalist design by Eran Chen’s ODA and a strongly sculpted exposed concrete façade. Inside is a two-story lobby with a full-time doorman, landscaped courtyard, roof deck, a fitness center, swimming pool and onside parking. Also present is bike room and storage.


Studios from $2,262/month
1 Bedrooms from $2,996/month
2 Bedrooms from $3,596/month
3 Bedrooms from $4,539/month

(9) 47-05 Center Boulevard

— At 47-05 Center Boulevard
47-05 Center Boulevard, LIC 47-05 Center Boulevard; Rockrose Development
47-05 center boulevard, LIC rentals Outdoor Lounge; Rockrose Development
47-05 Center boulevard, LIC rentals Living Area; Rockrose Development
The Club at 4705 Center Boulevard features a spectacular 35,000-square-foot roofdeck, a layered glass-design by Arquitectonica and SLCE and interiors and communal areas designed by Rockwell Group. The pet-friendly building offers a sky-lit swimming pool with a retractable roof, a fitness center, a Club Room, a 10-seat screening room with a billiards table, onsite parking, a grocery store and a pharmacy.


Studios from $3,646/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,046/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,569/month

(10) Halo LIC

— At 44-41 Purves Street
Halo LIC, 44-41 Purves Street Rendering of Halo LIC by Durukan Design
Halo LIC, 44-41 Purves Street, Rendering Renderings by Durukan Design
This Court Square apartment building at 44-41 Purves Street features a distinctive neo-industrial design by local firm Albo Liberis. Inside are 284 apartments benefitted by a lavish package of amenities that includes a gym, a roof deck, a doorman, a media room and community recreational facilities.


1 Bedrooms from $2,915/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,000/month
3 Bedrooms from $6,995/month

(11) Eagle Lofts

— At 43-22 Queens Street
Eagle Lofts at 43-22 Queens Street in Long Island City. Eagle Lofts at 43-22 Queens Street in Long Island City. (Images:
Amenities include a courtyard and rooftop garden.
Resident lobby and lounge.
The residences at Eagle Lofts are sleek and stylish with hardwood floors, oversized windows and Bosch washers/dryers. Gourmet kitchens feature quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. Spacious bathrooms have Grohe fixtures and Italian porcelain flooring. The development includes a renovated, former warehouse and a newly constructed 54-story tower. Amenities include courtyard and rooftop gardens, a multi-floor fitness center, lounge, children’s playroom, and rooftop pavilion within the original warehouse water tower.


Studios from $2,562/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,133/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,638/month

(12) Aurora

— At 29-11 Queens Plaza North
aurora LIC, 29-11 Queens plaza north Aurora Exterior Rendering by Handel Architects
aurora lic, 29-11 queens plaza north, interiors Amenity Space Rendering; Handel Architects
aurora, 29-11 queens plaza north, LIC rentals Living Area; Douglas Elliman
Designed by Handel Architects, this glass and concrete tower houses 132 apartments with a fine amenity package that includes a garage, a 30th floor fitness center, a double-height residents’ lounge, a roof deck, storage, and a bicycle room. The building is located atop a 160-room Marriott Courtyard Hotel which allows for all its apartments to take in fantastic city and skyline views.


1 Bedrooms from $2,899/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,599/month

(13) Linc LIC

— At 43-10 Crescent Street
Linc LIC, 43-10 Crescent Street, LIC Rentals Rendering via Rockrose Development
Linc LIC, 43-10 Crescent Street, Balcony Balcony View; Rockrose Development
Linc LIC, 43-10 Crescent Street, interior Office Area; Rockrose Development
Despite its enormous size and unimpressive design, the 700-unit building provides renters with spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline and one of the most comprehensive packages of amenities currently available in LIC. Amenities include a multi-level fitness center, basketball and squash courts, a duplex lounge with a pool table and flat screen TVs, a rooftop deck, a children’s playroom and a residents-only outdoor space.


Studios from $2,550/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,000/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,085/month
3 Bedrooms from $5,631/month

(14) Avalon Riverview North

— At 4-75 48th Avenue
Avalon Riverview North, 4-75 48th Avenue Rendering via Perkins Eastman
avalon riverview north, 4-75 48th avenue, LIC rentals Skyline Views; AvalonBay Communities
avalon riverview north, 4-75 48th avenue, LIC rentals Dining/Kitchen Area; AvalonBay Communities
As one of the most spectacularly positioned buildings in Queens, Avalon Riverview North overlooks the lush Gantry State Park, East River and provides sweeping views of Manhattan’s east side skyline. Its 602 apartments are advanced by a 24-hour concierge, fitness center, a rooftop swimming pool, a business center, community rooms, cold storage and a live-in superintendent.


Studios from $2,565/month
1 Bedrooms from $3,344/month
2 Bedrooms from $4,335/month
3 Bedrooms from $6,277/month

(15) The Pearson Court Square

— At 45-50 Pearson Street
The Pearson Court Square, 45-50 Pearson Street, LIC, Long Island City The Pearson Court Square; C+C Apartments Management LLC
The pearson court square, LIC Living/Dining Area; Citi Habitats
the pearson court square, 45-50 pearson street Roof Deck; Citi Habitats
For those searching for a more idyllic location in the neighborhood, Pearson Court Square offers 197 apartments on a quiet, semi-industrial street. The building’s design penned by SLCE Architects, captures the neighborhood's industrial essence and features large multi-paned windows and rich masonry façade. The building is topped by a riveting set of turbines. Amenities include a 24-hour doorman, a gym, a yoga studio, a bicycle storage room, an outdoor basketball court, limited indoor parking, a laundry room, a 10th floor roof deck, a second floor wraparound garden terrace, and a doorman.


Studios from $2,057/month

Twenty Broad seamlessly blends rich history with modern style, while paying homage to a historic space once set aside for the New York Stock Exchange. View Property
Spacious 1 Bedrooms with outdoor space and in-residence w/d View Property
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