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2020 Preview: Three big stories to watch in northwest Queens

There’s quite a lot to look forward to in 2020, but there are some stories in particular that we know will develop even further in the coming months. Transportation and developments are the main focus in northwestern Queens — take a look at some of the main stories ahead.

Publication QNS
Date 2019-12-30
Author Angélica Acevedo

Queens Plaza Park, Aka Sven, Passes The Halfway Mark In Long Island City

Queens Plaza Park, aka Sven, is the 25th building on our annual countdown of the tallest projects underway in New York.

Publication New York YIMBY
Date 2019-12-09
Author Michael Young

CPA firm signs on for 21,000 s/f at Durst’s 1155 Ave. of the Americas

The Durst Organization today announced that BKD, LLP signed a 13-year and seven-month lease for 20,899 s/f on the entire 12th floor at 1155 Avenue of the Americas.

Publication Real Estate Weekly
Date 2019-12-05
Author REW

Residential tower planned by N.Y. developer Durst near Ben Franklin Bridge could rise 25 stories

The Durst Organization plans a residential tower of up to 25 stories on the parking lot it is in the process of acquiring from the city just north of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

Publication The Philadelphia Inquirer
Date 2019-12-05
Author Jacob Adelman

CPA Firm BKD Relocates Within Durst Portfolio

Accounting firm BKD LLP signed a full-floor lease for 20,899 square feet at the Durst Organization’s 1155 Ave. of the Americas. It’s a relocation from Durst’s 655 Third Ave., where BKD established its first New York City office in July 2018 when Loeb & Troper LLP merged with the firm.

Publication Connect Media
Date 2019-12-05
Author Connect Media
675 Third Avenue- Green Roof Installation
Installation of the 675 Third Avenue Green Roof. First, the garden fabric is laid out over the full length of the rooftop as a base for the growing. Next, square sod pads are laid on top of the strips of garden fabric. A walking area is installed around the perimeter of the sod for the caretakers. Finally, the sod pads are planted, watered, and left to grow.