New York, NY – June 14, 2018 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that the firm has arranged the sale of 38-15 9th Street, a 49,917 buildable square feet development opportunity in Long Island City. The final closing price was $6.5 million.

A Cushman & Wakefield brokerage team consisting of Senior Managing Director Stephen R. Preuss, Director Denise Prevete, Associate Director Kevin Louie and Senior Associate Andreas Efthymiou represented the seller, BNC Hospitality, LLC, in the transaction. The property was purchased by Sam Chang.

38-15 9th Street is an approximately 9,983 square foot lot primed for redevelopment located off the corner of 9th Street and 38th Avenue. The property allows up to approximately 49,917 buildable square feet as-of-right for commercial or hotel development, or up to a potential maximum 64,892 buildable square feet with community facility bonus.

“With the influx of increased residential, commercial and industrial development in Long Island City in recent years, 38-15 9th Street’s location and unique development potential presents an excellent opportunity for the buyer” said Stephen R. Preuss of Cushman & Wakefield. “The buyer will plan to construct a branded hotel and expects begin construction this calendar year.”

38-15 9th Street is located a few blocks from the 21st Street-Queensbridge stop on the F train. It is one block from the Long Island City waterfront and less than a mile away from Queens Plaza.

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