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Big Asian Supermarket, Apartment Complex Coming To Astoria Block

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Astoria, Queens — Get your shopping cart ready. According to plans presented to the Neighborhood Board last week, a multi-story Asian grocery store will be built on the Astoria Block as part of his new eight-story apartment complex.

Developer Jack Fang plans a new building at 37-42 30th Street between 38th Street and Old Ridge Road in the Dutch Kill area.

Fang’s attorney, Eric Palatnik, says the house is now mostly empty except for the two-story house, which has 65 units of apartments on the lower level, including a two-story 12,000-square-foot Asian supermarket. It is scheduled to be During the November 2nd Community Board 1 Committee meeting.

In addition to fresh produce, the market will feature “selected Asian specialties,” Paratnik said. Run by Tim Chen, other businesses include: great market in flushing, D&Z Supermarket Elmhurst and Hong Kong food courtalso in Elmhurst.

A map showing the development site. (Queens Community Board 1)

Fang needs something special before construction begins permission The City Planning Commission has asked us to build an 85-foot tall building, which exceeds the block height limit of 75 feet.Including a supermarket allows developers to fresh food store program.

Since Fang recently received a tax break-expired 421a programsome of the building’s apartments are rented at below-market prices and are available to people earning 130% of the median income in the area, or about $121,000 per person.

fang company purchased $9.2 million site in 2020, according to records.

It was not clear when construction would begin, but Fang is now working to decontaminate the site long used for manufacturing, Palatnik said.new in the same block 7-story apartment Construction is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.

Planned new building at 37-42 30th St. (Queens Community Board 1)

South Korean supermarket chain H Mart will replace Stop & Shop on Northern Boulevard as the new market opens with competition just a few blocks away. But Paratnik said the market will help meet growing demand. Asians on the rise Located in Western Queens.

“There are a tremendous number of Asians living in this community, and non-Asians also have a great interest in Asian food,” he said.

Got news tips for Astoria/Long Island City? Contact reporter Nick Garber at [email protected]

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