The subject property is a vacant lot located on the north side of Merrick Boulevard between Montauk Street and Pineville Lane in Springfield Gardens, Queens. The lot is zoned C8-1 and can be utilized for industrial, manufacturing, automotive and other heavy commercial uses. The site is also ideal for commercial development with approx. 7,281 commercial buildable sq. ft. Major retailers in the immediate area include Pathmark, Home Depot, Radio Shack, AutoZone, Burger King, Golden Krust, Papa John' s, Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin Robbins, Crown Fried Chicken, T-Mobile, Metro PCS, Payless ShoeSource, Bank of America and U-Haul.