The ever-expanding Chelsea Piers Fitness is looking for a foothold in Long Island City, Queens’ most thriving area, with Tavros, Charney Companies and Incoco Capital of Fa Park.
David Tewksbury’s Chelsea Piers has signed a lease for a 72,000-square-foot, six-storey site in an upcoming apartment building in the Courthouse Square section. First the New York Post report trade.
Tavros, Charney and Incoco plan to begin construction on the 600-unit tower at 24-11 Jackson Avenue at the northeast corner of Jackson Avenue and 23rd Street soon, with completion scheduled for 2026.
Erin Grace, general manager of retail at JLL, which represented the health club in the transaction, described Long Island City as “one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in New York.”
“With a growing population and growing development, Long Island City is the ideal location for our next health club,” Tewkesbury said in a statement.
The gym will be Chelsea Piers Fitness’ seventh gym in the tri-state area.
company In 2018, the company opened its first standalone health club in downtown Brooklyn. The company also plans to open a 56,000-square-foot, four-story club next year in SL Green’s new One Madison skyscraper in the Flatiron District.