Queens saw slight upward movement in average rental pricing since December, says a recent MNS report on the borough. According its January market report for Queens, MNS measured a 1.43 percent increase in average rent month-over-month. Prices stood at $2,094.34 at the end of 2015 and grew to $2,124.26 in January.
- Inventory across Queens dropped 3.34 percent, from 1,256 units before the turn of the year to 1,214 units in January.
- Jackson Heights studios increased 10 percent since December, climbing $142 to reach $1,558 per month on average.
- The average price for a studio in Queens in January was $1,747 per month.
- Both Long Island City and Astoria held the majority of Queens’ market share in January, contributing 71 percent of the units analyzed in the MNS report