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City Council OKs Hallets Point development
City Council OKs Hallets Point development
West Angy Altamirano 10/09/2013 at 4:20PM

The development that would bring thousands of residential apartments, retail space and parkland to the Astoria waterfront at Hallets Point has gotten the final thumbs up. The City Council voted on Wednesday, October 9 to approve the plan presented by Lincoln Equities Group, the company behind the estimated $1 billion complex called the Hallets Point [...]

Hallets Point project to bring new life to Astoria waterfront
Hallets Point project to bring new life to Astoria waterfront
News Alexa Altman 7/11/2012 at 10:00AM

A deserted, seven-acre stretch of formerly industrial Astoria waterfront could soon have new life, as a New Jersey development group announced plans to build seven multifamily residential towers as soon as 2013. Lincoln Equities Group, the company behind the estimated billion-dollar complex called the Hallets Point project, said the buildings will have 2,200 units as [...]

Development up throughout Queens
Development up throughout Queens
News Terence M. Cullen 7/10/2012 at 9:00AM

Temperatures are not the only thing that’s been skyrocketing this summer. Development in Queens has been booming in the borough, with announcements of major projects, the near-completion of others, and talks of even more to come. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on June 14 the long-awaited, finalized plans for a Willets Point facelift that is expected [...]

60 acres of Flushing Waterfront to be revived
60 acres of Flushing Waterfront to be revived
News Melissa Chan 6/28/2012 at 11:47AM

Flushing’s future will have a revitalized, accessible waterfront — bridging the downtown area and Willets Point — if early projections proposed by a local development group become finalized. “Downtown Flushing, or the Flushing waterfront rather, is an area of enormous untapped potential,” said Nick Roberts, project manager at Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corporation [...]

Willets Point biz owners fighting for repairs, legal fees
Willets Point biz owners fighting for repairs, legal fees
News Melissa Chan 5/18/2012 at 12:06PM

A coalition of Willets Point business owners are urging the city to repair severely deteriorated streets in their “forgotten land” before emergency response times are more hindered and further revenue is lost. “There is no reason to deny our neighborhood essential services. We are New York City taxpayers, and we will not tolerate having to [...]

RKO Keith’s to rise: FAA approval means 17-story development will fly
RKO Keith’s to rise: FAA approval means 17-story development will fly
Northeast Melissa Chan 5/09/2012 at 1:00PM

While the curtain has long come down on a historic former movie house in Flushing, recent approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has green lighted RKO Keith’s Theatre for Act 2. The proposed 17-story development will be built approximately 7,000 feet from the runway at LaGuardia Airport, which raised concerns in the past as [...]