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QUEENS NEW DEVELOPMENT MARKET REPORT

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QUEENS NEW DEVELOPMENT MARKET REPORT ARCHIVE

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  1. Intro
  2. Market Summary
  3. Neighborhood Price Trends
  4. The Report Explained

INTRODUCTION

MNS IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE SECOND QUARTER 2020 EDITION OF OUR NEW DEVELOPMENT MARKET REPORT.

New Development Sales data, defined as “Arms-Length” first offering transactions where the seller is considered a “Sponsor”, was compiled from the Automated City Register Information System (ACRIS) for sponsor sales that traded during the Second Quarter of 2020 (4/01/20 – 6/30/20). All data is summarized on a median basis.

MARKET SNAPSHOT

queens

20.1%

YEAR-OVER-YEAR

MEDIAN PPSF

7.3%

QUARTER-OVER-QUARTER

MEDIAN PPSF

5.6%

YEAR-OVER-YEAR

MEDIAN SALES PRICE

6.8%

QUARTER-OVER-QUARTER

MEDIAN SALES PRICE

QUEENS NEW DEVELOPMENT SPONSOR SALES

35.7% from last quarter

NEIGHBORHOOD WITH THE MOST NEW DEVELOPMENT SALES

LONG ISLAND CITY

63.9% of Queens New Dev Sales

TOTAL NEW DEVELOPMENT SALES VOLUME

29.0% to $113,548,668 from $159,934,547 in 1Q20

LARGEST QUARTERLY UP-SWING

LONG ISLAND CITY

PPSF $1,324/SF from $1,279/SF

Sales Price $895,576 from $922,304

LARGEST QUARTERLY DOWN-SWING

ASTORIA

PPSF $1,038 from $1,097

Sales Price $707,175 from $678,155

HIGHEST NEW DEVELOPMENT SALE PPSF

24-16 QUEENS PLAZA SOUTH 19B $1,569 PPSF

HIGHEST NEW DEVELOPMENT SALE

21-30 44TH DRIVE 6A $2,310,000

MARKET SNAPSHOT

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MARKET SUMMARY

Quarter-over-quarter, the total sales volume of Queens sponsor units decreased by 29.00%, from $159,934,547 during 1Q20 to $113,548,668 this past quarter. The total number of sales decreased by 35.7%, from 185 total sales in 1Q20 to 119 total sales this past quarter. Quarter-over-quarter, the median price per square foot increased by 7.3%, from $1,164.87 during 1Q20 to $1,249.86 this past quarter. The median price paid for a Queens sponsor unit increased by 6.8%, from $800,499 during 1Q20 to $855,330 this past quarter. Year-over-year, the median price paid per square foot for a Queens sponsor increased by 20.1% while the median sales price increased by 5.6% in that same span. As opposed to 2Q19, a much larger share of sales took place in higher-priced neighborhoods like Long Island City and Flushing, leading to large year-over-year price changes.

This past quarter, the highest price paid for a Queens sponsor unit was at 21-30 44th Drive, where unit 6A sold for $2,310,000 or $1,336 per square foot. The highest price paid per square foot for a Queens sponsor unit was for unit 19B at 24-16 Queens Plaza South, which sold for $875,695 or $1,569 per square foot.

This past quarter, the majority of Queens sponsor sales were in Long Island City where 63.9% of all Queens sponsor sales occurred. This translates to 76 out of the 119 total sponsor unit sales that took place in Queens during 2Q20.

MARKET UP-SWINGS

The largest quarterly up-swing occurred in Long Island City, where the median price per square foot increased by 3.6%, from $1,279 to $1,324. Additionally, the median sales price in Long Island City decreased by 2.9%, from $922,304 to $895,576.

MARKET DOWN-SWINGS

The largest down-swing this quarter occurred in Astoria, where the median price per square foot decreased by 5.4%, from $1,097 to $1,038. Additionally, the median sales price in Astoria decreased by 4.3%, from $678,155 to $707,175.

NEIGHBORHOODS WHERE THE MAJORITY OF EACH UNIT TYPE WAS SOLD IN 2Q20

queens

76%

STUDIO

LONG ISLAND CITY

59%

ONE-BEDROOM

LONG ISLAND CITY

63%

TWO-BEDROOM

LONG ISLAND CITY

78%

THREE-BEDROOM

LONG ISLAND CITY

MARKET SNAPSHOT

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2Q20 MEDIAN PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT (PPSF) BY NEIGHBORHOOD

ASTORIA
FLUSHING
FOREST HILLS
$1,038
$1,191
N/A
JACKSON HEIGHTS
LONG ISLAND CITY
N/A
$1,324
REGO PARK
RIDGEWOOD
$849
N/A
brooklyn

2Q20 MEDIAN SALES PRICE BY NEIGHBORHOOD

ASTORIA
FLUSHING
FOREST HILLS
$707,175
$786,880
N/A
JACKSON HEIGHTS
LONG ISLAND CITY
N/A
$895,576
REGO PARK
RIDGEWOOD
$565,442
N/A
brooklyn

2Q20 % OF TOTAL SPONSOR SALES BOROUGH-WIDE

ASTORIA
FLUSHING
FOREST HILLS
6.7%
23.5%
0%
JACKSON HEIGHTS
LONG ISLAND CITY
0%
63.9%
REGO PARK
RIDGEWOOD
5.9%
0%
brooklyn

NUMBER OF UNITS SOLD IN 2Q20

ASTORIA
FLUSHING
FOREST HILLS
8
28
0
JACKSON HEIGHTS
LONG ISLAND CITY
0
76
REGO PARK
RIDGEWOOD
7
0
ASTORIA
FLUSHING
FOREST HILLS
JACKSON HEIGHTS
LONG ISLAND CITY
REGO PARK
RIDGEWOOD

THE REPORT EXPLAINED

INCLUDED IN THIS RESEARCH ARE WALK-UP AND ELEVATOR NEW DEVELOPMENT CONDOMINIUM BUILDINGS, AS WELL AS NEW CONVERSION CONDOMINIUMS IF THE SALES WERE APPLICABLE SPONSOR TRANSACTIONS. EXCLUDED FROM THE REPORT ARE ALL COOPERATIVE SALES.

Unit types such as studios, one-bedrooms, and two-bedroom units are grouped by square footage ranges. Typically, studios are under 550 square feet, one-bedrooms range from 500-750 square feet, two-bedrooms from 800-1,000 square feet and three-bedrooms+ from 950 square feet to in excess of 1,500 square feet. Presented with a quarter-over quarter and year-over-year comparison, both city-wide and by neighborhood, MNS New Development ReportTM tracks the market trends throughout Queens and Brooklyn. MNS offers a unique insight into the new development market by tracking stalled construction sites on a quarterly basis, a great indicator of where development in general is moving. MNS is your source to find neighborhood price per square foot analysis, average sale prices, unit type sales trends, overall price movement, neighborhood inventory comparisons, and absorption rates.

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Note: All market data is collected and compiled by MNS’ marketing department. The information presented here is intended for instructive purposes only and has been gathered from sources deemed reliable, though it may be subject to errors, omissions, changes or withdrawal without notice.

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