Real estate boom creates dilemma for Flushing’s diverse restaurant scene

It’s a familiar story in NYC: high-end developments raise local rents and put mom-and-pop restaurants in jeopardy. That scenario is currently playing out in Flushing’s highly diverse restaurant scene. Several longtime restaurants in the Chinese food mecca have shuttered of late, including the 20-year-old Happy Buddha and seven-year-old Mellie’s Seafood restaurant, according to Eater. Restaurants […]

Onex targets $283M sellout at final Sky View Parc condo tower

Rendering of the Grand at Sky View Parc (inset: Michael Dana) Onex Real Estate Partners is seeking a $283 million sellout at the Grand Three condominium building at Sky View Parc – the sixth and final condo tower at the developer’s massive Flushing residential-and-retail complex. The New York state Attorney General’s office approved Onex’s condo […]