RockFarmer Properties offers a variety of multifamily and retail spaces throughout New York and Texas. Today, the company’s investment portfolio includes over two thousand two hundred residential and commercial units. Overall, the value of property owned, managed, or sold by the Company exceeds $2 billion. Through its property management affiliate, Douglaston Realty Management Corp., RockFarmer Properties provides hands-on management of its growing portfolio.
RockFarmer undertakes ground-up new development projects that are transformative in nature for the surrounding community. These projects are focused on prime supply-constrained neighborhoods with robust demographic trends, and also seek to provide features that immerse residents in the local culture.
THE ROWAN PHASE 1: MIXED-USE | GROUND-UP NEW CONSTRUCTION | 46 HOMES | COMPLETED
The Rowan is an exclusively crafted six-story ground-up condominium development located in Astoria, Queens. The DXA-Studio designed property is situated in a prime location in the Ditmars Steinway neighborhood, which is only 15 minutes from Midtown Manhattan via train. The property comprises 46 luxury homes ranging from one to three-bedroom units and approximately 22,000 square feet of retail space. The property also offers a rich suite of amenities, including a fitness center, pet spa, landscaped roof deck, indoor/outdoor lounge, and automated parking garage. Visit The Website.
RockFarmer’s re-development investments are inspired by the Company’s passion for transforming pre-war properties to their prior glory with a modern flair. These projects are focused on modernizing buildings through significant renovations and capital improvements, including the creation of a variety of amenities.
ASTORIA LIGHTS PHASE 2: RE-DEVELOPMENT | CO-OP | 38 UNITS | COMPLETED
Originally built in 1929, Astoria Lights is a pre-war development that was converted into a 166-unit cooperative property in Astoria, Queens. The property consists of four contiguous buildings in a prime Queens neighborhood with convenient access to Midtown Manhattan. The property’s redevelopment was conducted in two phases. In Phase Two, RockFarmer renovated the remaining units to market them as beautifully designed loft-style residences. The Company also expanded on the property’s best-in-class amenities with the addition of a new resident’s lounge, co-working space, sky deck, rooftoop Zen lounge, private cabanas, and an abundance of outdoor space. Visit The Website.
BERKSHIRE GREEN: RE-DEVELOPMENT | CO-OP | 29 UNITS | CLOSED
Berkshire Green is a redeveloped 126-unit residential community at the junction of Jackson Heights and Elmhurst, Queens conveniently located just fifteen minutes from Manhattan and Brooklyn. The transformation and reimagining of this turn-of-the-century cooperative building into a thoughtful 21st century community offers the ultimate in modern conveniences, while paying homage to the grand, pre-war aesthetic; combining elegant craftsmanship with ingeniously designed residences. Visit The Website.
HERITAGE TOWER: OFFICE | 9 STORIES | COMPLETED
Heritage Tower is a prime commercial asset spanning an entire city block in the busiest retail corridor of Jackson Heights, Queens. The 128,000 square foot property consists of ground floor retail, six stories of office space, and a two-story off-street parking garage. RockFarmer acquired the property in 2018 and is in the process of repositioning and rebranding the asset through extensive renovations. Visit The Website.
RockFarmer’s recent entry into the Texas housing market is part of a larger expansion effort to capitalize on the growing popularity of the Sunbelt region and the need for higher quality workforce housing. RockFarmer’s current holdings include seven multifamily assets in the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, and San Antonio markets comprising 1,300+ units. Four of the properties will be rebranded as aero communities. aero is the culmination of decades-long RockFarmer efforts in the workforce housing space, dedicated to creating cohesive communities centered on thoughtful design, outsized amenities, social services, and a hospitality mindset for an underserved market segment. For more, visit the aero page on our website.