The Real Deal New York

Developers struggle to build bigger on Long Island

Area faces threat of losing younger generations if communities don’t allow for more density, height

March 22, 2016 10:00AM
By Matthew Egan

Illustration by Ian Mitchell

Illustration by Ian Mitchell

From the Long Island Market Report: These days Long Island is enjoying a boom in real estate development along the bustling train lines that serve as major arteries to New York City. But the region is methodically managing that exponential growth with a measured, if not restrictive, approach toward anything that resembles even modestly tall buildings in Queens — let alone Manhattan. [more]