Condo declaration recorded for LIC’s Skyline Tower, tallest city skyscraper outside Manhattan

A condominium declaration was recorded for the 802-unit project that Chris Jiashu Xu of United Construction & Development Group is developing in Long Island City. The declaration was filed December 10, 2019 and recorded on July 2, 2020. The declaration is a required step a building must take before condo units can be sold. The tower topped out last year at 778 feet, taller than the tallest in Brooklyn, Extell Development’s Brooklyn Point, which is 720 feet tall.

The building known as the Skyline Tower with an address of 3 Court Square also known as 23-15 44th Drive, has 802 residential units and two commercial units with a total sell out price of over $1 billion, according to the state Attorney General’s website. The condominium plan, number CD180049, was declared effective on September 27, 2019 by 197 units or 24 percent. The full development team includes Risland Holdings and FSA Capital, as well as United Construction & Development.

On December 11, 2019, plans were filed with the NYC Department of Buildings calling for a condominium subdivision into 803 condo tax lots #1101 to #1903. The

Jia Shu Xu bought the development site for $143 million from Citigroup in 2015. The site, made up of nine parcels, holds roughly 780,000 buildable square feet.

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