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RXR CEO: Rail projects ‘game changers’ for LI, which has lagged as NYC grew

By | Double Track, East Side Access, LIRR Expansion Project

Long Island has been “left behind” as New York City’s economy has surged, but the $11.2 billion effort linking the LIRR to Grand Central Terminal and other rail projects will be “game changers” for the region, RXR Realty’s Scott Rechler told a gathering of real estate executives Wednesday morning. The…

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Trio of new elevators part of third-track project in Floral Park

By | Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is building three new elevators and a sound-retaining wall at the Floral Park Long Island Rail Road station, and village residents got a sneak peek of the plans. During a special meeting last Wednesday, officials with the construction company that is building the third track shared…

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EPA Selects Long Island Communities to Receive $565,000 in Brownfield Grants

By | Press Release

New York, NY – April 26, 2018 – North Hempstead and Southampton, New York are among 144 communities selected for Brownfields Environmental Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup grants. The two grants totaling $565,000 will provide the communities with funding to assess, clean up, and redevelop underutilized properties while protecting public health and…

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