March 10, 2016 Staff Report
A new 16-story hotel is planned near Queensbridge houses, across the street from a Howard Johnson and steps from a handful of other existing and planned hotels.
Construction plans were filed for the location at 38-70 12th St. yesterday for the 139-room hotel.
According to Department of Buildings documents, the ground floor will hold a lobby and restaurant/bar.
Hotel rooms will occupy floors two through 15, and a restaurant/bar will sit on the 16th floor.
There will be parking for about 25 cars, as well as eight bicycle parking spaces.
The hotel developer is the Flushing-based Ampiera Group, which is also behind luxury condo projects in Long Island City, according to the company’s website.
Ampiera did not respond to requests for comment.