30 percent of Sky View Parc Sold

New York–More than 30 percent of the units in the first tower at Sky View Parc, a 3.3 million-sq.-ft., $ 1 billion mixed-use project in Queens, New York, have already been sold, the developer has announced. Residents are expected to move in by July 2009.Muss Development LLC is constructing the

New York–More than 30 percent of the units in the first tower at Sky View Parc, a 3.3 million-sq.-ft., $ 1 billion mixed-use project in Queens, New York, have already been sold, the developer has announced. Residents are expected to move in by July 2009.Muss Development LLC is constructing the project on 14 acres of land at College Point Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens.The project will feature six residential towers, a rooftop park and 800,000 square feet of retail shopping space. The nearly four-acre elevated park and 448 condominium units in Phase 1 will feature an outdoor pool, two full-sized tennis courts, a health club and spa, a basketball court, running track, two children’s play areas, golf, valet parking and 24-hour doorman.The shopping portion of the development, Sky View Center, which will include major national retailers, a huge supermarket and more than 30,000-sq.-ft. of restaurants, is expected to open in the summer of 2009. Sky View Parc will also be eligible for a 15-year tax abatement.Sky View Parc offers studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom homes priced from the $400,000s to more than $2 million. According to Muss, buyers have included a wide array of people from all across the Metropolitan area, including Queens, Long Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn and N.J., as well as from elsewhere. The property is located in downtown Flushing, two blocks from Main Street and the number 7 train, which is a 22-minute express ride to the Grand Central Station in Manhattan. LaGuardia and JFK airports are also within 15 minutes from the property. The Mets’ brand new Citi Field, the USTA National Tennis Center and Flushing Meadows-Corona Park are within walking distance from Sky View Parc.