Real Estate

Monday, May 14, 2012

Willets Point

Tip of the week

Friday, May 11, 2012

Flushing

Feds clear RKO for takeoff

The Federal Aviation Administration cleared plans to build a 16-story, mixed-use building around the landmarked lobby of the RKO Keith’s Theatre in downtown Flushing last week. Comment.
The Civic Scene

Eminent domain easily abused in the hands of developers

Two expansion proposals are slowly wending their way forward. New York University wants to expand in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. The city also wants developers to demolish the Iron Triangle in Willets Point and build giant, mixed-use buildings and other properties. Comments (1).

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Willets Point

City drops bid to condemn Willets property: Lawyer

Property owners in Willets Point are rejoicing after the city dropped its bid last week to use eminent domain in the Iron Triangle, but the decision does not mean the city is turning its back on redevelopment. Comment.
Fresh Meadows

Brinckerhoff backers want to save graveyard

The remains of some of the earliest settlers in Queens rest in an empty lot in Fresh Meadows — and residents are trying to keep it that way. Comment.
Real Estate

Boro officials push bills at BSA reform hearing

Two Queens lawmakers are sponsoring bills that would provide oversight over one of the most controversial government bodies in the city, and the public got to weigh in last month. Comment.

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