Tag: Staten Island Homeport

Staten Island suddenly shifts into high gear

Crain’s New York Business highlights our client Ironstate Development Company in report on Staten Island transformation.   via Amanda Fung/ Crain’s New York Business.com True, the world’s largest Ferris wheel and the city’s first outlet mall are both coming to the North Shore of Staten Island, but the even more surprising news is that they…

Development Plans In Place For Staten Island Waterfront

By: Amanda Farinacci Try walking along Front Street in Stapleton. It’s not easy. The sidewalks that do exist are crumbling and many sections along the busy strip don’t even have them, forcing pedestrians into the street. “It needs work,” says Tom McKnighty with the New York State Economic Development Council. “It does not have sidewalks, it does…

INVESTOR SEES TREASURE ON SI SHORE

By Linda O’Flanagan Madison Realty Capital has taken over a distressed Staten Island condominium with plans to finish the building work and market it as a rental. Joshua Zegen, co-founder and managing member of the institutionally backed investment firm, said he believes the area around the St George building is in line for a renaissance.…

St. George Condos Latest Piece Of Revitalization Puzzle

By AMANDA FARINACCI  Eight years after a condominium project went up in Staten Island’s St. George neighborhood residents finally have a chance to buy homes there, and is part of a plan to breathe new life into the borough’s downtown. NY1’s Amanda Farinacci filed the following report. When you think of St. George, chances are…

Staten Island Homeport Site Made A Long Voyage Towards Redevelopment

By Amanda Farinacci/ NY1  NY1’s week-long coverage of major Staten Island stories in the last two decades continues with a look at the Staten Island Homeport, which has had its share of stops and starts over the years but now is finally moving ahead towards redevelopment. Borough reporter Amanda Farinacci filed the following report. The…

Naval Home Port in Stapleton being razed

via Virginia N. Sherry /SI LIVE STATEN ISLAND — STAPLETON — The long-awaited transformation of the Stapleton waterfront is under way at the 35-acre Home Port, the decommissioned U.S. Naval base. Ironstate Development Company, the Hoboken-based private developer, is taking the lead with a $150 million project on seven acres of the site. The first phase…

Staten Island Homeport Demolition Nears Completion

via Amanda Farinacci/NY1 “Things are underway here. We’re really excited about it,” says David Barry of Ironstate Development. It’s all part of an aggressive plan to turn the space into a Staten Island destination. Under a partnership between the city’s Economic Development Corporation and Ironstate Development, 900 units of housing will be built in phases and…

S.I. HOME PORT’S FUTURE ROLLING AHEAD

By: Amanda Farinacci VIEW VIDEO >>> The land that was once owned by the United States Navy is now officially the property of Ironstate Development in an $11 million sale made public on Friday. “This is going to be the start of the renaissance for Stapleton and for St. George and for the whole North…

Work finally underway at Homeport

New Jersey-based developer is proceeding with plan for a $150 million mixed-use project on the former Naval base on Staten Island, after years of discussions.   By AMANDA FUNG A former U.S. Naval base site on Staten Island will finally be transformed into a mixed-used development. Redevelopment work has already begun, the city announced Friday…