ALBANY—Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is urging council members from the borough to vote against a proposal to redevelop the Kingsbridge Armory because the developer has not committed to a “living wage” provision for workers in the complex.
“From the first day I got involved in the issue of the redevelopment of the Read More
A week ago, things looked pretty bleak for Related Companies and its attempts to win City Council approval of the $323 million development project at the Kingsbridge Armory.
But now the fight over retail development and the use of living wage at the Kingsbridge Armory appears to be nearing a deal, with the framework of Read More
A possible City Council vote on the controversial Bronx Kingsbridge Armory project was postponed Thursday, pushing the matter back at least a few more days. The Subcomittee on Zoning and Franchises has recessed until Monday, Dec. 7. They could vote then, or push back the matter until the slated meeting next Wednesday.
But members Read More
A repetitive refrain filled City Hall’s council chambers on Tuesday morning. For a good hour at a zoning committee hearing on the contentious plan to redevelop the Bronx’s Kingsbridge Armory into a mall, council member after council member battered the Bloomberg administration and the developer, the Related Companies, with a similar line of questioning: Given Read More
The giant wave of end–of–second–Bloomberg-term land-use approvals is making its way to the halls of 22 Reade Street, as the Department of City Planning, led by the powerful Amanda Burden, is tackling a mass of major planned developments this week.
Here’s a quick rundown of what’s on tap:
Jean Nouvel/MoMA/Hines 53rd Street Tower — The Read More
It’s probably safe to assume that the faculty dining room at the Bronx’s Lehman College will be packed the evening of June 24 with a lot of people wanting a lot of things from the Related Companies.
The prolific developer is coming before Community Board 7 to discuss its planned development of the behemoth Kingsbridge Read More
A seat on the board of the Industrial Development Agency is not the most illustrious post in city government. The agency devotes itself to arranging and approving tax incentive packages and tax-free financing for various industrial and commercial city firms, and the board itself is controlled by the Bloomberg administration, which appoints the Read More