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To move forward, Willets Point developers might have to create 47 acres of parkland

Getting state approval for a proposed Willets Point development that would include a mall and a movie theater could...

Queens lawmaker calls for special architectural districts

Queens state Senator Tony Avella wants to create special architectural districts throughout the state, which would still protect neighborhoods from...

Queens pol raked in real estate cash despite slamming REBNY

Queens state Senator Tony Avella, despite denouncing the Real Estate Board of New York’s $8 million in contributions to...

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In College Point, a flurry of new development prompts traffic concerns

In the far stretches of the city limits, development is encroaching the once-suburban-style neighborhood of College Point — bringing...

Queens politician calls for LiMandri ouster

A state senator in Queens is calling for New York City Department of Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri to step down, citing LiMandri’s alleged failure to thwart a notorious developer whose projects have been cited...

Avella proposes state review for $100K-plus NY land sales to private companies

After a recent controversial land sale in the Bellerose section of Queens, State Senator Tony Avella has written legislation...

Queens residents criticize big moving boxes remaining on properties

Residents in Queens have been complaining to the city that room-sized moving and storage boxes from a company called...

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Real estate in brief

The Home Shopping Network Is Moving Into 545 Madison Avenue Construction begins on new police academy Construction has begun on a controversial new police academy in the Queens neighborhood of College Point. The first...

Newly approved Queens police academy draws fire from local leaders

Though a new Queens police academy has been approved by the City Council, local leaders are concerned that the...

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