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John Silviano featured in The Top 100 People in Real Estate Magazine

John Silviano’s career in real estate unexpectedly evolved out of a high school job working in a jewelry store located in his hometown of Whitestone, Queens, owned by a man named Frank Barone. During that time, John befriended Frank’s son, Scott, and after working under his tutelage for four years, joined Scott as principal and partner of his namesake firm, Barone Management, which was previously founded in 1999. Today, John still serves in that role, leading the New York City-based construction and development firm in major projects throughout the five boroughs. Having established a repu...

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Queens Real Estate Leaders Pin Hopes On CRE-Friendly Adams Administration

Property sales prices have come roaring back, apartments are filling up again and investors are looking for assets across Queens, but real estate power players in the borough home to more than 2.4 million people say government policies are still stymieing development. “A lot of our zoning laws are just outdated,” First Pioneer Properties President Suresh Sani said at Bisnow's Queens and Long Island City event Wednesday. “There is industrial business in Queens, but not as much as that the city is trying to preserve … Those people are moving to Mexico, Illinois and Ohio to do thei...

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Woodworks selected for 2021 building recognition awards by the Queen’s Chamber of Commerce.

The Queens Chamber of Commerce has announced the 29 outstanding construction projects that will be honored at its 2021 Building Recognition Awards October 27th, 2021. The Queens Chamber of Commerce has hosted a Building Awards ceremony since 1926. For over 90 years, business and community leaders have gathered to honor buildings and projects that have contributed to the architectural betterment of Queens and keep the borough vibrant, sustainable and livable. We are proud to announce that we have been selected as a top construction project by the Chamber of Commerce. ...

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Woodworks in LIC Draws Seven New Tenants

Cushman & Wakefield has arranged seven leases at The Woodworks LIC at 9-03 44th Rd. In Long Island City representing more than 30% of the building’s rentable space in less than four months since leasing efforts began in earnest. The Woodworks LIC is a 90,000-square-foot industrial and office property that represents the first ground-up industrial development in the neighborhood in more than 30 years.  A Cushman & Wakefield team of Joshua Kleinberg and Dale Braverman represented the landlord, Barone Management, in all leasing transactions.  “We’ve seen significant ...

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The Woodworks industrial property in LongIsland City is already 30% leased

The Woodworks LIC, a 90,000-square-footindustrial and office property in Long Island City,New York, is 30% occupied just months after itopened for leasing, according to Cushman &Wakefield. The real estate services firm said it arranged sevenleases at the building at 9-03 44th Rd. in theHunters Point neighborhood in less than fourmonths since leasing efforts began in earnest.  The Woodworks LIC is a 90,000-square-footindustrial and office property in Long IslandCity, New York. Cushman & Wakefield’s Joshua Kleinberg and DaleBraverman represented the landlord, BaroneManagement, in th...