Department of Buildings reviewing Flushing Commons permit


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Renderings courtesy of New York City Economic Development Corporation

Developers of the long-stalled $850 million Flushing Commons project have filed their first permit with the city’s Department of Buildings, according to Crain’s and city officials. A DOB spokesperson said the department received and will review an application from TDC Development International and The Rockefeller Group. The near decade-old project will bring housing and retail […]

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Flushing Commons Must be Approved


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Last week, Community Board 7 held a public hearing on the proposed “Flushing Commons” project. Over 70 people registered to talk about the privately funded $800 million project that would transform the five-acre Municipal Lot 1 site in the heart of Main Street Flushing into a dynamic mixed-use urban center. The majority of those who […]

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Flushing Commons to begin review process


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

The Department City Planning (DCP) certified a plan to transform the five-acre Municipal Lot 1 in downtown Flushing – officially starting the clock on the seven-month public review process for the long-awaited, mixed-use development project. “After years of hard work and community involvement, the Department of City Planning has begun the public review process for […]

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Flushing Commons must go forward


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Flushing Commons, the proposal to redevelop Municipal Lot 1 in downtown Flushing is the single most important project in the history of Flushing. It must be allowed to continue and be completed. Flushing Chamber of Commerce President Myra Baird Herce said, “We are at the moment in history where we have the chance to make […]

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UPDATE: Council approves Flushing Commons


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Project approved. Actually, project overwhelmingly approved. On Thursday, July 29, the City Council voted 45-2 with zero abstentions in favor of the long-anticipated and sometimes controversial Flushing Commons development project. “I think this is great win for Flushing,” said Michael Meyer, President of TDC Development, who is building the project with the Rockefeller Development Corporation. […]

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UPDATE: Council approves Flushing Commons


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Project approved. Actually, project overwhelmingly approved. On Thursday, July 29, the City Council voted 45-2 with zero abstentions in favor of the long-anticipated and sometimes controversial Flushing Commons development project. “I think this is great win for Flushing,” said Michael Meyer, President of TDC Development, who is building the project with the Rockefeller Development Corporation. […]

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