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    Mount Manresa at 239 Fingerboard Road on Staten Island

    The Savo Brothers development firm has been hit with a temporary restraining order from a Manhattan Supreme Court justice, halting work at Jesuit retreat Mount Manresa on Staten Island. [more]

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  • Hurricane Sandy damage on Staten Island

    Hurricane Sandy damage on Staten Island

    New York State’s Ocean Breeze Enhanced Buyout Area has expanded eligibility to Staten Island’s Graham Beach neighborhood.

    Homes in the area, which extended to Jefferson Avenue to the West, Olympia Boulevard to the north, Father Capodanno Boulevard to the south and Naughton Avenue to the east will be eligible for buyout funds immediately, the Office of Storm Recovery told DNAinfo. [more]

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    New York City Farm Colony

    WEEKENDEDITION Once a hot spot for urban explorers, Staten Island’s New York City Farm Colony, a 70-acre campus of crumbling buildings, will soon see new development – cutting tourists off from one of the islands most popular destinations. [more]

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    From left: St. George-Tomkinsville Promenade after Hurricane Sandy and the committee’s new vision for the space

    Residents of  St. George on Staten Island are proposing to rebuild a waterfront promenade that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy into a longer, stronger pathway between neighborhoods. [more]

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  • Vintage postcard of the Great Roller Boller Coaster Amusement Co. on South Beach, Staten Island (Credit: NYPL)

    Vintage postcard of the Great Roller Boller Coaster Amusement Co. on South Beach, Staten Island (Credit: NYPL)

    The city has issued a request for expressions of interest for Staten Island’s public beach fronts, in a move to reinvigorate the area after Superstorm Sandy. [more]

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    Rendering of Lighthouse Point on Staten Island’s North Shore

    Triangle Equities is building a mixed-use megaproject that includes a 180-room hotel and 96-unit rental tower – the latest development headed to Staten Island’s North Shore. [more]

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    Southshore section of Staten Island after Sandy (Credit: ABACA USA)

    Staten Island’s South Beach section has filed paperwork requesting state-sponsored Hurricane Sandy buyouts of their homes.

    Governor Andrew Cuomo’s $400 million plan to buy and demolish homes hard-hit by last year’s storm launched in the spring. It has spread across Staten Island – to Oakwood Beach and, as of last month, Ocean Breeze. [more]

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    Renderings of National Lighthouse Museum and Empire Outlets

    The city Economic Development Corporation extended a deadline for the National Lighthouse Museum on Staten Island to raise $350,000 to secure a lease for a historic building steps away from the planned giant Ferris wheel, known as the New York Wheel, and BFC Partners’ Empire Outlets mall. [more]

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  • mount-manresa

    Nicole Malliotakis and Mount Manresa

    An acting state judge has ruled in favor of a $15 million cash sale of a Jesuit retreat in Staten Island to the Savo Brothers development firm.

    Last month, the judge, Charles Troia, temporarily blocked the sale of Mount Manresa. Politicians and residents have led a bipartisan protest of the deal, which is slated to replace the 102-year-old property with condominium townhouses. [more]

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    Mount Manresa in Staten Island

    A judge has temporarily blocked the sale of Mount Manresa, a more than 10-acre Jesuit retreat in Staten Island’s Shore Acres, to Savo Brothers development. The controversial $15 million deal that would replace the 102-year-old property with condo town homes has been met with a bipartisan protest from both politicians and residents. [more]

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  • SI

    Renderings of Empire Outlets and New York Wheel

    Developer BFC Partners has ironed out a deal that guarantees final city approval of an outlet mall and enormous Ferris wheel both proposed for Staten Island’s St. George’s waterfront, thus settling a dispute over union labor.

    BFC said it will hire unionized labor for the entire mall project, which includes 80 stores and a 200-room hotel among 1 million square feet of mixed-used space. The City Council meeting last night, in which the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure application came under final review, resulted in a change of tune for the developer. [more]

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    Renderings of Empire Outlets mall and New York Wheel in Staten Island

    Concerns about the lack of union labor planned for BFC Partners’ 1 million-square-foot, 125-store Empire Outlets mall in Staten Island is landing the project — and its counterpart, the proposed 625-foot-high Ferris wheel — in jeopardy. [more]

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  • Staten Island, beyond Sandy

    August 19, 2013 10:30AM
    Staten Island

    Staten Island

    From the August issue: It’s a tale of two markets right now on Staten Island, where Superstorm Sandy ravaged waterfront communities but left other areas with little more than downed trees. So while low-lying areas are still suffering, the overall real estate market on the island is experiencing a remarkable turnaround — especially its posh hilltop neighborhoods, brokers said. [more]

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  • From left: TK and Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro

    From left: Site of the scuttled Staten Island racetrack and Borough President James Molinaro

    A 676-acre parcel of land on Staten Island, once destined to become a racetrack, has sold to Staten Island Marine Development for $80 million, Crain’s reported. [more]

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  • Staten Island's Charleston neighborhood

    Staten Island’s Charleston neighborhood

    Plans to develop 65 acres of city-owned land on Staten Island’s South Shore are coming closer to fruition, the Wall Street Journal reported. [more]

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  • Annadale

    Annadale Diner in Staten Island

    The Annadale neighborhood of Staten Island has seen a population spike and a 20 percent increase in year-over-year listing prices, the Wall Street Journal reported.

    Low crime, good schools and convenient transit connections to both other parts of the borough and Midtown Manhattan have contributed to the area’s development boom. The transformation of the nearby Fresh Kills landfill has also bolstered interest. The population of Community District 3, which includes Annadale, grew 26% between 1990 and 2010, to 160,209, according to the community district’s figures, seen by the Journal.  [more]

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  • A rendering of the ferris wheel in Staten Island

    Private investors will spend nearly $1 billion over the next decade into transforming Staten Island’s North Shore from a sleepy outpost into a bustling urban center, the New York Times reported. Among the projects in the pipeline are the world’s tallest Ferris wheel, an outlet mall and a 200-room hotel. A major residential complex by Ironstate Development is set to break ground in June in the Stapleton neighborhood near the Staten Island Ferry terminal.  [more]

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  • Staten Island

    Staten Island homeowners who have struggled in the five months since Hurricane Sandy to get federal disaster assistance are being urged to be patient just a little longer: Help, their city councilman told them, is on the way.

    The weary homeowners heard the plea Saturday at a real estate forum, where city officials along with building and financial experts laid out options for relocation, federally subsidized mortgages, short sales and reconstruction as well as new FEMA construction guidelines for the borough.  [more]

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  • A portion of Con Edison’s outage map

    Powerful gusts of wind and lashing rain that wreaked havoc in the city early Thursday morning have left 5,000 customers without power, DNAinfo reported. The storm, according to Con Edison, sent trees crashing into power lines and interrupted service in parts of Queens and Staten Island. A spokesman for the company said that at one point, over 1,200 Staten Islanders and 1,184 Queens residents were without power. Con Edison’s outage map shows that Richmond Hill was most impacted by the storm, with over 1,419 customers losing power. The numbers, the spokesman added, could yet fluctuate, and repair crews had been dispatched…. [more]

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  • Sandy damage on Staten Island

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers has begun the process of demolishing city properties that were damaged by Hurricane Sandy in late October, the New York Times reported. It all began yesterday with the demolition of an Oakwood, Staten Island home; loud crunches of an excavator slamming down on the home’s roof could be heard. [more]

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