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Leasing Is Now Available for Astoria West

According to an article by New York YIMBY, leasing is now available for Astoria West. The rental complex is located at 30-77 Vernon Boulevard on the East River waterfront in the thriving neighborhood of Astoria, Queens. The 534-apartment complex has a total area of 522,000 square-foot with three interconnected buildings that surround a lushly landscaped courtyard. The property is designed by Fogarty Finger Architects and developed by Cape Advisors. Corcoran New Development is the marketing and leasing agent for the property.

Rendering of Astoria West outdoor pool and roof deck – Rendering by Binyan Studios

The building also offers a comprehensive number of amenities, corresponding to an area of 40,000 square feet. Astoria West includes an expansive roof deck with a pool, lounge, barbecue grills, and cabanas, set to the backdrop of unobstructed views of the iconic Manhattan skyline. Residents will also be able to make use of a co-working lounge with private work rooms and dedicated outdoor space. The property features a game room with billiards and karaoke and a children’s playroom.

Rendering of Astoria West lobby – Rendering by Binyan Studios

The lower levels of the property contain a landscaped private courtyard, a riverfront café, bar, and grab & go market. There are 276-vehicle parking spaces, bike storage, and a pet spa for the furry residents.

Astoria West is within a five-minute walk to the NYC Ferry Astoria Landing, and also provides residents with subway access through a shuttle system. MTA Bus service is also available on Vernon Blvd, and there is a Citi Bike station nearby as well.

View of the Manhattan skyline from Astoria West – Photo by Travis Marks

Each home at Astoria West features soaring nine-foot ceilings, ample storage space, in-home washers and dryers, designer fixtures, and oversized windows. The most premium units feature a clear view of the Manhattan skyline, a garden terrace or patio. Residences range from studios to two-bedroom designs.

Astoria West designates thirty percent of residences to affordable housing for middle-income New Yorkers. Leasing of the affordable units is managed by MGNY Consulting through an Affordable Housing Lottery on Housing Connect. Applications will continue to be accepted through the Fall.

Rendering of Astoria West – Photo by Travis Marks

CEO of Cape Advisors Craig Wood stated the following words about Astoria West, “Astoria West signifies our first development in Queens and the site itself could not have presented a more ideal opportunity for our entry into this thriving market.” He continued, “We saw tremendous opportunity here to introduce a larger scale development that aptly reflects the amenitized lifestyle so many New Yorkers crave and that will redefine the living experience in the neighborhood.”

David Kronman, president and principal at Cape Advisors, also expressed his remarks about the leasing launch, “We are very excited to celebrate this latest milestone and officially kick-start leasing efforts.” He continued, “This is going to be a game-changing project for Astoria, and we are confident that Astoria West will resonate with renters today as well as further elevate the residential offering in one of Queens’ most beloved neighborhoods.”

A Brazilian from birth, I came to the United States to fulfill his dream of completing his undergraduate at an American institution. I am a recent graduate with a pre-Medical curriculum and a B.A. in Politics from New York University. I have extensive knowledge in the fields of comparative politics, international politics, and political theory. Also, I am currently a candidate for the 2022 medical school cycle.

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