The median rent in Queens for the third quarter of this year was $1,991 a month, according to a new market report from StreetEasy. That's cheaper than Brooklyn's $2,460, but still an all-time high for the borough. For an idea of what's out there, here are five apartments across “The World’s Borough” that can be yours for around $2,000.
This one bedroom, one bath (also shown at top) has hardwood floors, stone counters and stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. The bathroom has subway tiles, and there's a private balcony. The building has on-site laundry, a roof deck, and a video intercom system. Rent is $2,100 a month, no broker’s fee.
This studio has floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors, and stainless steel kitchen appliances. It's in a six-story condo building with a common roof deck, a courtyard, a children’s playroom, a lounge, a fitness center, an outdoor play area, indoor on-site parking, video security, and laundry on every floor. Listed for $2,050 a month.
A one bedroom, one bath with dark-stained hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and stone counters in the kitchen, and marble tiles in the bathroom. In The Opal, a pet-friendly elevator building with a landscaped courtyard and a rooftop sundeck. $2,108 a month, no broker’s fee.
This renovated one bedroom, one bath has high ceilings, hardwood floors, and granite counters in the kitchen. It's in a pet-friendly elevator building with a live-in super. $2,000 a month, no broker’s fee.
A studio in a new building is listed for $1,993. The kitchen has a breakfast counter and stainless steel appliances. The bathroom has a soaking tub. The building includes a gym, a bike storage, a virtual doorman, and a courtyard with a grill. No broker's fee.