Rising on approximately 50 acres of prime waterfront property directly across from midtown Manhattan, the Queens West Waterfront Development is one of New York City's most exciting mixed-use projects.
Ideally located at Hunters Point, Queens, directly across the East River from the United Nations, this joint public and private sector effort, Queens West, is reinvigorating a spectacular waterfront that overlooks one of the world's most recognizable skylines.
Panoramic views stretching from the Upper East Side to downtown Manhattan combine with outstanding transportation access, beautifully landscaped parks and recreational areas, and a superb development plan to provide an unparalleled location for residents and retailers.
The development consists of:
Queens West is a joint project sponsored by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and the New York Empire State Development Corporation, in cooperation with the Queens Borough President. The Queens West Development Corporation (QWDC), a subsidiary of the Empire State Development Corporation, was established in 1992 to facilitate implementation of the approved development plan. The four-member QWDC Board of Directors, two from each sponsor, plays an instrumental role in formulating policy and authorizing major actions.