Queens is the easternmost, second most populous, and largest borough of New York City. The district is located east of Manhattan, across East River next to Brooklyn. The highly-urbanized borough of Queens is home to various residential and commercial developments, city parks, airports, hospitals, schools, and recreational attractions. A few notable locations include the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, the Queens Museum, and many more.
The urban neighborhood is a diverse community with various areas having their own unique ethnic identity. There are over 2 million residents in this part of the city with 48% of are immigrant families from outside the country. The area has excellent transportation options with two major airports for international travel plus local train stations, highways, and ferries connecting to other parts of the city.
Residents who are looking for a new home in the city will find a good number of housing options available in the neighborhood. There are several new apartments in Queens, and the district is expected to have 31,000 new homes by 2020 alongside Brooklyn. The area is ideal for families and individuals looking for an affordable home within a short commute to Manhattan.