Ronnie Levy through the entity 113 Rockaway LLC paid $2.9 million to Steven Lenter through the entity 320 Mulberry St Associates LLC for the retail building (K1) at 113-26 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Park, Queens.
The deal closed on June 29, 2023 and was recorded on July 19, 2023. The property has 8,798 square feet of built space according to a PincusCo analysis of city data. The sale price per built square foot is $323 per the PincusCo analysis. (The price per square foot analysis is the transaction price divided by square feet as reported in public records and assumes no air rights have been sold.)
The seller bought the property on May 4, 2018, for $4.5 million. The signatory for Steven Lenter was Steven Lenter. The signatory for Ronnie Levy was Ronnie Levy.
Prior sales and revenue
Prior to this transaction, PincusCo has no record that the buyer Ronnie Levy had purchased any other properties and has no record it sold any properties over the past 24 months.
The seller Steven Lenter had not purchased any other properties and had not sold any properties over the same time period. The 8,798-square-foot property generated revenue of $171,949 or $20 per square foot, according to the most recent income and expense figures.
The retail building in Rockaway Park has 8,798 square feet of built space according to a PincusCo analysis of city data. The parcel has frontage of 20 feet and is 121 feet deep with a total lot size of 2,453 square feet. The zoning is R5B which allows for up to 1.35 times floor area ratio (FAR) for residential. The city-designated market value for the property in 2022 is $1.3 million.
Violations and lawsuits
There were no lawsuits or bankruptcies filed against the property for the past 24 months. In addition, according to city public data, the property has received $900 in OATH penalties in the last year.
There are no active new building construction projects or major alteration projects with initial costs more than $1 million on this tax lot.
In Rockaway Park, The bulk, or 39 percent of the 1.6 million square feet of commercial built space are specialty buildings, with walkup buildings next occupying 18 percent of the space. In sales, Rockaway Park has the 54th highest sale turnover among other neighborhoods in Queens with $7 million in sales volume in the last two years. For development, Rockaway Park has had very little major development activity relative to other neighborhoods.It had 298,010 square feet of commercial and multi-family construction under development in the last two years, which represents 19 percent of the neighborhood’s built space.
On this tax block, PincusCo has identified the owners of four of the 59 commercial properties representing 14,040 square feet of the 256,898 square feet. The largest owner is Oiring Group, followed by Harpal Randhawa.
On the tax block, there were two new building construction projects totaling 31,695 square feet. The largest is a 27-unit, 30,348 square-foot residential (R-2) building submitted by Laquila Group and filed by Dino Tomasetti with plans filed July 31, 2015 and permitted December 23, 2015. The second largest is a two-unit, 1,347 square-foot residential (R-3) building submitted by Jorge Luaces with plans filed March 13, 2017 and it has not been permitted yet.
The majority, or 49 percent of the 256,898 square feet of built space are retail buildings, with mixed-use buildings next occupying 22 percent of the space.
Direct link to Acris document. link