Public Storage Adds to the Dynamic Growth of Long Island City, Queens

May 17, 2024 / Liset Marquez

Long Island City now has more storage solutions with the opening of our newest facility, 3108 Northern Blvd, Queens, NY 11101.

Customers can find our Long Island City storage units near Honeywell Street and 39th Avenue, close to Queens Boulevard.

We have a wide range of indoor storage options, from storage lockers to a 10×20 storage units. We are close to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, the Queensboro Bridge and Roosevelt Island, as well as the M, R, N, and W subway stations.

Our sleek new multi-level storage facility adds to LIC’s urban growth. The area’s rich historical past as industrial is now springing into a bustling modern neighborhood, attracting a vibrant stream of residents, businesses, and tourists.

“Long Island City has experienced rapid growth and development in recent years, attracting residents, businesses, and visitors to the area; in this prime location, we strategically positioned our locations based on convenience to access, as well as expanding with new construction to cater to this growing population, including residents in new residential developments, businesses in expanding commercial spaces, and visitors to the vibrant neighborhood,” said Melissa Banegas, a district manager who oversees the area.

Prime Location for Long Island City Residents

public storage lockers are checked by district manager

Long Island City, once an industrial area with looming factory buildings, is widely recognized as the fastest-growing neighborhood in the United States. Contemporary high-rise residential complexes have replaced industrial spaces, establishing LIC as a hub for residential living. The population ticked up roughly 15% between 2015 and 2020 due to affordable housing and increased employment opportunities.

Our Long Island City storage facility helps residents store seasonal clothing or items. and free up much-needed space at home. Our 3108 Northern Blvd storage facility provides indoor, climate-controlled units, including storage lockers.

“Lockers are a quick and convenient storage solution for residents and workers in Long Island City who may have limited space in their homes or offices,” Banegas shared. “Lockers provide accessible space to store belongings at a convenient price.”

Families in Long Island City may also benefit from using our small storage units such as 5×5 units to large storage units such as 10×15 units.

LIC Commercial Growth

large public storage unit opened by manager

The commercial sector has also grown, attracting large and small companies. Technology start-ups, media companies, artists, photographers, architects, and numerous hospitality businesses have made LIC their home.

No wonder this storage facility already has some large storage units that are currently used by commercial businesses.

Our storage facility is unique in the area because of its competitive pricing. We offer inexpensive storage and a variety of sizes to fit customers’ needs.

“Our dedication to our customer experience can be showcased with our property manager’s presence to meet and greet our customers and ensure we make their experience seamless,” Banegas said.

 Long Island City Tourism and Culture

Pack up your storage unit for the day and then take advantage of the cultural landscape that has flourished in LIC. MoMA PS1, a contemporary art institution in LIC, serves as a beacon for the broader art scene, hosting the annual Warm-Up outdoor music series and attracting thousands. The community’s soulful, artistic vibes are evident in the graffiti-adorned streets and vintage-inspired shops.

The revitalization of Gantry Plaza State Park and the newly opened Hunters Point South Park have augmented LIC’s appeal to families and tourists, rapidly growing on the heels of the area’s stunning Manhattan views.

Long Island City Transportation

LIC’s improved transport connectivity has played a significant role in the area’s rapid development. Long Island City, once an isolated pocket sandwiched between glittering Manhattan and residential Queens, is now better connected than ever, with access via the 7, E, M, N, W, G, F, and R trains and ferry services.

The Future for LIC

Despite the unexpected halt brought on by the pandemic, the vision of LIC’s growth continues. As the neighborhood blossoms into a residential, creative, and commercial hub, it is working to maintain a balanced maturity that respects its rich history while fostering appealing growth.

Our Long Island City storage facility is here to help residents today!

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