Real Estate

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011


Tip of the week

Friday, Nov. 11, 2011

Ozone Park

Make unused Rockaway LIRR into greenspace: Activist

An anonymous group of architects is working on yet another plan to transform a stretch of abandoned train tracks in Queens into the borough’s version of The High Line, according to a South Ozone Park activist. Comments (2).

Reform BSA after it allowed second house on lot

The city Board of Standards and Appeals is a city agency that hears land use requests from developers, builders and architects. Many of the cases involve variance requests which allow an applicant to develop a site by bypassing some established zoning regulations. There are conditions that must be met in order for a variance to be granted. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011

South Ozone Park

Aqueduct racino adds jobs for expansion phase

After a high-volume opening weekend in which 65,000 people visited Resorts World Casino New York, the company said Tuesday it plans to hire an additional 150 workers, bringing the total number of employees to 1,500 — a 76 percent increase from Resorts World’s original estimates. Comment.
Forest Hills

Square scaffolding scrapped

Most of the green scaffolding that covered the tower of the Station Square Apartments in Forest Hills has been removed to the delight of the surrounding community of Forest Hills Gardens and Long Island Rail Road commuters. Comment.
Forest Hills Gardens

West Side club to review proposals for its stadium

The West Side Tennis Club elected a new president Friday, the same day a request for proposals was due to develop land within the club’s tennis stadium. Comment.

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