You are reading

Food Hall to Open This Fall on 31st Street

Rendering (Photo: Courtesy of Vass Stevens Group)

July 25, 2018 By Tara Law

An Astoria-based developer is rolling out a plan to open a food hall on 31st Street by the holidays.

The hall, which will be located at 34-39 31st, will likely include vendors such as coffee roasters, microbreweries and ethnic eateries, Stephen Lyoshir, president of the developer’s retail and office leasing division, said in an email today.

The structure as it looked in Dec. 2017 (Photo: Google Maps)

The developer, Vass Stevens Group, purchased the brick, industrial-style building for $7.5 million in November, according to Building Records. The structure was last occupied by a restaurant supply company, a 99 cent store and a printing store, but was gutted to create an open space with dividers between food vendors. 

The space will be divided into eight spaces for the vendors, which will each have their own 2,000 square foot space, Lyoshir said. The company may also potentially divided the areas into smaller spaces to accommodate more businesses, Lyoshir said.

The developer aims to give the space a “clean industrial yet urban boutique feel,” Lyoshir said, although vendors will have flexibility to design their own spaces.

A spokesperson for the company said that Vass Stevens is in already in talks with several vendors, but has not signed leases for the spaces.

“The goal is to have a great group of authentic outer borough food and beverage entrepreneurs that will combine to create a great experience,” Lyoshir wrote.

The company aims to open the space before the holidays, Lyoshir said, although some businesses may move in later.

email the author: news@queenspost.com

2 Comments

Click for Comments 
Tim

The developer aims to give the space a “clean industrial yet urban boutique feel,”-excuse me while I vomit. “The goal is to have a great group of authentic outer borough food and beverage entrepreneurs that will combine to create a great experience,” Newsflash-this is Astoria, an “outer” borough loaded with restaurants with all types of food. These herbs are acting like this is West Baltimore. Nothing says “clean” like a food court under an elevated subway line. Hipsterific

9
1
Reply

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

‘Ghost car’ driver arrested in East Elmhurst after traffic stop reveals weapons, threatening note: NYPD

Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst discovered an arsenal of weapons in a ghost car they pulled over on Ditmars Boulevard and 86th Street in East Elmhurst early Wednesday morning.

NYPD Chief of Department Jeffrey Maddrey held a press briefing at the 110th Precinct on Wednesday afternoon to discuss what the sergeant and three officers from the 110th Precinct public safety team found when they pulled over a black Ford Explorer at around 1:30 a.m. because it had blacked-out license plates.

Henry ‘Hank’ Krumholz, stalwart pioneer of Queens LGBTQ Pride, dies at 73

Henry “Hank” Krumholz, a pioneering gay rights activist in Queens, passed away on Sunday in his Flushing apartment at the age of 73.

Krumholz played a crucial role in the establishment and success of the Queens LGBTQ Pride Parade, which is held annually in Jackson Heights. He joined the parade’s sponsoring organization right after its inaugural event in 1993 and continued his involvement for decades. His passing came just a week after this year’s parade on June 2, marking its 31st anniversary.