AG: Development Corporations lobbied illegally for projects
News Melissa Chan 7/11/2012 at 1:18PM

Three city development corporations have admitted to illegally lobbying the City Council to win approval of their favored projects, including a much-contested plan to revamp Willets Point, the state attorney general said. The city’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC), the Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corporation (FWCLDC) — headed by former borough president Claire Shulman [...]

LDC set to revitalize Flushing area
LDC set to revitalize Flushing area
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 5/15/2012 at 12:00PM

The Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corporation (LDC) held a cocktail reception on Tuesday, May 8 in the Delta Sky360 Club at Citi Field. Distinguished guest Michael Stoler, President of NY Real Estate TV and Managing Director of Madison Realty Capital, talked about the increasing importance of Queens to the state’s real estate market. [...]

Flushing’s future includes cleaning up Brownfields
Business Alana Manning 10/19/2011 at 4:14PM

The Flushing-Willets Point-Corona Local Development Corporation (FWCLDC) introduced the community to its new initiative – the Brownfield Opportunity Areas (BOA) Program. The program is a community-driven economic project that will revitalize so-called ‘brownfields’ – any property which would have complications with redevelopment or reuse because of the potential presence of contamination. The program would promote [...]