If you haven’t figured it out yet, you’re looking at all four lanes of the Queensboro Bridge; a span connecting midtown Manhattan to Queens over Randall Island and the East River.
This suspension gave Queens county residents access to the business, employment and entertainment opportunities available in New York county.
To those crossing from Queens, Gotham had it all. Broadway theaters, museums, fine dining and more. Could you blame them for wondering just how exciting it would be to live there.
The real estate titans who developed Manhattan into high-rise office towers, luxury condominiums and lavish retail outlets would also provide the scenic backdrop to imagine a lifestyle only dreamed of.
So how will those mavericks continue building real life movie sets for people to live out their lives in high-definition when there’s no more space to develop?
Outer boroughs on the come up
They leave all those familiar places, the iconic urban landscapes made famous in books, film and television to find new opportunities.
And all roads for new real estate opportunities lead through Queens county.
Not just because of its mass roadway arteries like the BQE, Long Island Expressway, Belt Parkway or the Van Wyck.
Or because its home to major retail corridors like Jamaica Avenue.
It’s because of the new interest in covering all that’s happening in Queens and the counties it borders.
People have become interested in what’s here and the lifestyles being lived by residents who call any of its neighborhoods home.
And that interest is beginning to peek into desire.
A new era is upon us
A new day is dawning in Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island.
Make a mental note after reading this article because one day in the future you’ll be able tell your grand kids “I remember how the neighborhood looked before it all changed“.
Because it won’t only be chic to say you work in midtown and live uptown with all the beautiful people.
The beautiful people are slowing down to make homes for their families, have cookouts in backyards with friends and take long walks in parks that aren’t surrounded by high rise buildings or noise from traffic congestion.
And the ones who are ushering in this new era will be reporting on this blog about the changes coming.
They’ll also introduce themselves in future posts, share recent experiences and delve further into real estate standards and process in each professional discipline in New York City.
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