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Man, it is hard to keep track of all the development in Long Island City. Here are two new projects in the works for 24-12 42nd Road (between 24th and Crescent Streets) and 25-19 43rd Avenue (between 27th and Crescent Streets). 24-12 42nd Road — rendered above — is an eight-story, 36-unit building with 4,328 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor. New York IMBY reports that it’ll be developed by The Ampiera Group. There’s currently a two-story building on the development site, but it’s slated to be demolished soon.

Then the DOB issued permits for a new building at 25-19 43rd Avenue, where Ekstein Development plans a nine-story, 86-unit condo. No renderings available yet, but the architect of record is GF55 Partners, who have done a lot of work throughout Queens. BuzzBuzzHome reports that the corner development, which spans four different lots, “will measure about 68,145 square feet, with parking for 17 cars, bicycle storage and a resident lounge.” (Public records show that Ekstein paid around $13,349,000 to acquire all those parcels.) Demolition work began this March; Ekstein plans to launch condo sales next year.

Revealed: 24-12 42nd Road [New York IMBY] GMAP
Permits in for Ekstein Development’s 25-19 43rd Avenue in LIC [BuzzBuzzHome] GMAP

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Hilton Garden Inn will operate the hotel set to rise on the southern side of the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road tracks, right across from the JFK AirTrain Terminal. (Not to be confused with this other hotel set to rise next to the AirTrain Station, whose plans were announced earlier this month.) Able Management Group is developing this on former MTA-owned land and plans to build a 240-room, 26-story hotel at the cost of $35,000,000. It’ll also have a restaurant and bar on the ground floor facing Sutphin Avenue. The Times Ledger reports that the Hilton will be oriented toward business travelers.

The developers went into contract with the property in February and expect to release final plans of the project at the end of the month. The hotel architect is GF55 Partners.

Developer Chooses Hilton Franchise for Jamaica Hotel [Times Ledger]
MTA Moves Ahead With Hotel Plans Near the Jamaica LIRR Stop [Q’Stoner]

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Here’s a peek inside the construction fence at 44-80 11th Street, between 44th Drive and 45th Avenue in Hunter’s Point. Site work is well underway for an eight-story, 105-unit rental build — all the details emerged on the development this fall. Construction should wrap in the fall of 2015; when it does the building will feature a gym, laundry, bike room, parking, and a second floor landscaped courtyard. Check out a rendering, designed by GF55 Partners, after the jump.

Fresh Rendering of the Eight-Story Building Planned for 44-80 11th Street [Q’Stoner] GMAP

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The scaffolding is down at 26-16 Jackson Avenue, the 80/20 affordable and market-rate rental development under construction on the former Dykes Lumber site. The finished product will boast a doorman, bike room, laundry room, gym and roof terrace for all tenants. The building will also have about 5,000-square-feet of ground floor commercial space. Work is expected to finish in the summer of next year.

Affordable and Market Rate Rentals Planned for 26-16 Jackson Avenue [Q’Stoner] GMAP

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Work’s moving along at 26-16 Jackson Avenue, the 14-story residential build between 44th Drive and Purves Street. According to DOB documents, it’ll house 98 units. A sign on the construction fence says work will last until the fall of next year. The project architects are GF55 Partners, who designed this nearby residential build as well as the Foundry condo building. It’s hard to tell from the photograph, but the facade going up is a reddish brick. GMAP

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The one-story warehouse previously located at 44-80 11th Street is gone, and here’s what’s to come! GF55 Partners (also the architects behind nearby condo building The Foundry) designed this eight-story, 105-unit rental development. Construction will start next month and last 15 months. Once finished, building amenities will include a gym, laundry, bike room, parking, and a second floor landscaped courtyard with benches and a trellised area with a BBQ. The second floor apartments facing the courtyard will have private terraces, as well as the sixth floor apartments facing the street on the setback area. The DOB approved the new building application earlier this month. They have not yet issued new building permits. Click through to see a current shot of the construction site… GMAP