|Jamaica Estates Overview
Estates located adjacent
to Jamaica, was named by the development company who originally planned to
develop the land. In the early days of Queens, Jamaica became the center of
operations, and wealthy people from the Manhattan sought out acreage for
country homes. Since Jamaica provide easy access back to Manhattan these
people bought the land here and called it Jamaica Estates. These land owners
build large, exclusive, separate standing homes, and looking to create a
community of wealthy, professional people.
Residents & Culture
Jamaica Estates was originally settled by eastward moving "Manhattanites".
Today, this area is home to many professional people with suburban families
Jamaica Estates Residences &
Estates mostly consist of large separate standing homes. General rents
in the area hard to pin point as the rentals are mostly apartments or
carriage houses with in the larger homes. The market price ranges on these
from $900-$3000, depending on square footage and amount of bedrooms.
Transportation & Commuting
Most commuting is done via the New
York City Subway, by the E,F,J, & Z trains which can be caught
in nearby Jamaica, getting on these trains can have in midtown in 30
minutes and downtown in 40 minutes.