Real Estate

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011


Avella bill would give state say in large land deals

Inspired by the controversial sale of Creedmoor land to the Indian Cultural and Community Center, state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) penned legislation that would require the state attorney general and state comptroller to review and approve all land sales worth $100,000 and higher to private companies. Comments (1).

A Little Respect for the Community, Please

There has to be a point when the city tells developers enough. That point has come with the Millennium office building on Northern Boulevard in Flushing. Chon Property Corp., of Flushing, bought the building for $2.6 million in 2003 and has done nothing with it. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

Ozone Park

Aqueduct’s new slots ready to roll Oct. 28

Let the games begin! Comments (4).
East Elmhurst

Delta nears LaGuardia deal

U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) applauded last week the U.S. Department of Transportation’s approval of a deal between Delta Airlines and US Airways that is set to bring a significant renovation and quieter jets to LaGuardia Airport. Comment.
Bayside Hills

Under protest, Bayside Hills variance won

Bayside Hills Civic Association President Michael Feiner said “you just can’t win” after the city Board of Standards and Appeals voted Tuesday to grant a variance he and the community had been protesting for months. Comments (1).

State gives $1.5M grant to boro waterfront plan

The controversial plan to redevelop the downtown Flushing waterfront has been cast into the spotlight in recent days. Comments (1).
College Point

Point 128 to undergo scrutiny by city

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) plans to meet this week with the city Department of Buildings about architect Raymond Chan’s Point 128 development now under construction in College Point. Comment.

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