Astoria West waterfront residential development begins leasing

Cape Advisers, a New York-based real estate development and investment company, today announced the official leasing launch of its new property, Astoria West. Located next to Beach Cove on the East River waterfront, this amenities-driven development comprises of three buildings with an inner courtyard garden and 534 carefully designed residences. Astoria West’s contemporary homes are anchored in flexible designs designed to meet the needs of today’s modern renter, plus an unparalleled suite of amenities, which span more than 40,000 square feet and make up one of the most comprehensive lifestyle packages in New York City. Seamlessly connected to Manhattan via a four-minute ferry ride, the project reshapes the Astoria waterfront that has yet to see new residential development of this scale and caliber.

“Astoria West marks our first development in Queens, and the location itself could not provide a more perfect opportunity for us to enter this thriving market,” said Craig Wood, CEO of Cape Advisors. Astoria has some of the last remaining waterfront land available for residential development in the city and boasts its vast parks as well as a thriving creative community that anchors one of the most popular and diverse restaurants. We saw a tremendous opportunity here to deliver a larger scale development that appropriately reflects the relaxed lifestyle many New Yorkers crave and that will redefine the neighborhood living experience.”


Located at 30-77 Vernon Boulevard, just steps away from the East River waterfront and adjacent to Astoria’s thriving arts district, the soaring Astoria West design is the brainchild of renowned architecture and design firm Fogarty Finger. Residences range from studios to two bedrooms. In addition to a variety of designs, the homes are bathed in natural sunlight and feature spacious bedrooms, ample storage space, and towering nine-foot ceilings. Astoria West’s idyllic waterfront location offers great views from the property, which offers many unique views including the East River; Robert F. Kennedy’s Triborough and Hell’s Gate Bridges; Attractive row homes are synonymous with the tree-lined streets of Astoria and the skylines of Manhattan and Long Island City.

Additional accommodations benefits include spacious plank-style floors; large size custom windows; Central heating and cooling desirable home stackable Bloomberg washers and dryers. Designed with the home artist in mind, the kitchens are outfitted with custom walnut cabinetry, quartz concrete countertops, and accented with beige ceramic backsplash tiles and polished Grohe chrome fixtures. Those looking to hone their culinary skills will enjoy the latest appliances, which include Blomberg’s stainless steel electric range, vent hood, and refrigerator. Spa-inspired bathrooms feature deep soaking bathtubs. custom medicine cabinets and vanities; Grè Bianco ceramic flooring; Grohe fittings are polished chrome. Specific homes feature different types of outdoor spaces from garden terraces to patios and rooftops.

“We are very excited to celebrate this latest achievement and our official leasing effort,” added David Kronman, President and Director, Cape Advisors. “This will be a game-changing project for Astoria, and we are confident Astoria West will resonate with today’s tenants as well as increase residential supply in one of Queens’ most beloved neighborhoods.”

Thirty percent of housing in Astoria West offers affordable housing to middle-income New Yorkers.

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The cornerstone of the development is Astoria West’s extensive amenity package, one of the largest of its kind in the city. While Astoria has become a hotbed of development in recent years, it has historically lacked the amenities-driven apartment buildings that are now synonymous with Manhattan and Brooklyn. The property’s robust array of community experiences and spaces introduces a new dynamism to the area, as well as meeting the current demand for a residential offering of this caliber.

Set against the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline and Long Island City, the property’s spacious rooftop features a private pool club for residents, a lounge area, and a waterfront deck with grills and cabanas. The private inner courtyard and gardens further demonstrate the teams’ commitment to integrating common outdoor spaces for residents to enjoy. A spacious co-working room complete with private workrooms and outdoor space will accommodate the growing remote workforce. A game and media room, pool and karaoke rooms offer multiple opportunities to bond with friends and fellow residents, while a state-of-the-art fitness center with motion studio and golf simulator lets fitness enthusiasts work their way up the sweat. Young residents of the building will also enjoy a children’s playroom on site.

Astoria West also features an audience lounge; Pet spa, bike storage, and shuttle service for residents taking the N and W trains. The on-site Riverfront Café and Bar ensures residents the chance to start each day with their caffeine right, while the building’s accompanying indoor parking garage provides 276 parking spaces—the ultimate in convenience for New Yorkers. who own cars.


Astoria is a sought-after area for people who like to get to Manhattan by ferry nearby and appreciate the space and value that comes with being out of town. The neighborhood is a destination for locals and tourists alike with a thriving arts district and access to Socrates Sculpture Park, the Noguchi Museum, and the Welling Court Mural Project. Conveniently located near these cultural centers, the Astoria West is only a three-minute walk from the Manhattan ferry, making for a beautiful and easy commute to Midtown in less than 25 minutes. Astoria West is also within walking distance of the N and W subway lines, providing seamless connection between Astoria and Queens Plaza or Astoria and 59th Street & Lexington Ave in Midtown East in less than 8-10 minutes with direct access To 7, E, M, R, 4, 5 and 6 trains. The nearby Astoria Park offers nearly 60 acres of lush green space, waterfront access and a community pool, and there are many other parks and lush green spaces within walking distance of Astoria West including Rainy Park and Socrates Sculpture Park. At night, bustling bars dot the lively streets like 30th Street, where foodies can enjoy Michelin-rated restaurants and the best Greek food in New York City.

“For years residents have been constantly looking outside of Manhattan and Brooklyn to take advantage of more space, better value, and an authentic neighborhood in New York City. Astoria in particular has received a lot of attention in recent years for these exact reasons as well as its proximity to Manhattan via the Ferry, N, and W subway lines while Offering fantastic theme parks, nightlife and culture, David J. of Corcoran New Development said, “Astoria West, with its thoughtful layouts and amenity-based lifestyle experience, directly caters to the desire to experience a lifestyle rich in comfort, and provides the much needed echo point for those looking for developments New out of town. New York City needs a new development of this quality, and we look forward to bringing this exceptional project to market.”

Corcoran New Development is the exclusive marketing and leasing agent for Astoria West. For more information please visit Take a virtual tour of Astoria West here.

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