Long Island City offers residents easy access to mass transit, and is a few minutes from both Midtown East and West in Manhattan. Both area airports — Laguardia and JFK — are a short Uber ride away, and are also accessible via public transit.
The neighborhood has been undergoing a massive transformation over the last few years as more and more new construction developments reshape LIC’s skyline.
The former mostly industrial neighborhood is fast becoming one of Queens’ most popular residential areas. New condo development has ramped up in the area during the last several years, with several luxury residences coming to the market.
Here’s a quick round-up of what’s currently available in the LIC new condo market, priced at $3 million or below:
Developed by Adam America Real Estate Development and Vanke US, Galerie is located in the heart of LIC’s Art District and houses a total of 182 art-infused apartments. Units range in size from 409 square feet to 1,592 square feet and feature spacious, modern open-floor layouts that allow for a wealth of natural light and offer views of the surrounding neighborhood. Some residences also include private terraces.
Amenities include an indoor pool, a children’s playroom, bike storage, a landscaped rooftop deck, and a party room with a kitchenette.
Pricing starts at $595,000 for studios and $765,000 for one-bedrooms.
2. 41-04 27th Street
41-04 27th Street was developed by Great Stone Development, and it has a total of 32 units, with sizes ranging from 734 square feet to 1,000 square feet. 41-04 27th Street is located near Queensboro Plaza, a mass transit hub and an area known for its diverse restaurants.
Units feature stainless steel appliances, marble countertops and breakfast bar, an in-unit washer and dryer, floor-to-ceiling windows and a private balcony.
Pricing starts at $715,500.
Located at 42-83 Hunter Street in the Court Square section of LIC, Canvas has a total of 14 units, ranging in size from 623 square feet to 1,360 square feet. The development features a high-tech virtual doorman, a fitness center, and custom closets designed by California Closets. Units also come with private balconies.
Canvas was developed by New York Lions Group.
Pricing starts at $685,000 for a one-bedroom, one bath apartment.
4. The Harrison
Standing at 27 stories, The Harrison is the tallest condo building in LIC. Developed by Silvercup Properties, The Harrison houses 120 units, ranging in size from 646 square feet to 1,314 square feet. The building’s exterior features a mix of an industrial-style design and exposed brick to reflect the history of the neighborhood.
Amenities include a 24-hour attended lobby, indoor and outdoor rooftop lounges, gated parking, and available storage units.
Pricing starts at $865,000.
5. Dutch LIC
Developed by Ekstein Development, Dutch LIC has a total of 86 units that range in size from 473 square feet to 1,550 square feet. It is located one stop away from Midtown Manhattan in the Court Square neighborhood. Units feature tall ceiling heights, oversized windows, and wide-plank hardwood flooring.
Amenities include an on-site parking garage, resident lounge with kitchen, rooftop terrace grilling stations, and an attended lobby.
Available units start at $1.1 million.
6. Factory House
Located at 42-60 Crescent Street in Court Square, Factory House boasts a total of 37 units. It was developed by Rising Developers Group and Stonecutter Capital Management LLC. Residences have an industrial aesthetic with brick interior walls, rustic wood floors and expansive windows. Some units feature balconies that overlook Factory House’s garden.
Amenities include a library lounge, children’s playroom, on-site parking, an attended lobby, and fully landscaped outdoor spaces.
Pricing for available units starts at $2.6 million.