The Real Deal New York

Staten Island’s most active developers

NYC’s last frontier is seeing major projects sprout for the first time in decades
By E.B. Solomont | September 15, 2015 10:15AM

From the September issue: For decades, Staten Island development was a largely local affair.

While the borough’s population has exploded in the 50-plus years since the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge opened and connected the island to Brooklyn, most of the building has been done by small community-based developers. And those developers have mainly built suburban-style, single-family homes, especially in the southern two-thirds of the island. [more]