JetBlue Maintains LIC Headquarters
After a competitive bid process, JetBlue Airways has signed a lease renewal for its current headquarters in Long Island City, Queens at the Brewster Building, 27-01 Queens Plaza North. The airline opened the 200,000-square-foot headquarters in 2012 under a lease set to expire in 2023. In addition, JetBlue is moving ahead with plans to expand its flagship Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International airport through a project that will integrate Terminal 5 with adjacent Terminal 6. The project is expected to create “over 4,000 direct jobs (both on-site and off-site) and direct payrolls wages of $1.9 billion.