Casinos are a jackpot of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to begin with. And for the Catskills, a chance to reclaim the glory days of the old lavish resort hotels.
City officials said Wednesday a $1 billion shopping mall in the parking lot of Citi Field will spearhead development in a blighted section of Queens.
New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Sunday presented a plan to preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing, thus meeting the city’s demands over the decade to come.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott noted that any new construction would require the developers to build cutting-edge schools for free on the lower floors of whatever structure they put up.
Despite critics who said it is too soon after Superstorm Sandy – and that construction in a flood zone is not a good idea – developers of what would be the world’s largest Ferris wheel on Staten Island are moving forward with their plans.
A 150-room hotel with the “hippest, coolest-looking front office” could be coming to Kennedy Airport between the once-glamorous TWA terminal and the new JetBlue building.
The lease signed Wednesday will cost Cape Wind Associates LLC $88,278 in annual rent prior to production, and a 2 to 7 percent operating fee during production.