NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The final hurdle has been cleared for the construction of a major supermarket in Brooklyn.
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Those plans include a supermarket, industrial space and the rehabilitation of two 19th century buildings.
The project is expected to bring high-quality affordable food to thousands of local residents and create 500 permanent jobs and hundreds of construction jobs.
Schumer said the Army’s decision to transfer the property represents a huge victory for the local community.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation will be in charge of the redevelopment.