New Police Precinct Open on Staten Island

Staten Island’s newest police precinct, which has been open since July, finally received its official ribbon-cutting ceremony.  To commence the opening of the new precinct, Mayor Bloomberg, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, and Department of Design and Construction Commissioner David Burney cut the ribbon to the building on Monday, November 18th. […]

$10 Million in Grants for Brownfield Opportunity Areas

This past Thursday, on October 17th, Governor Cuomo announced that twenty-six communities throughout New York State would be receiving grants for the redevelopment of brownfields. According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, just about every community in the State of New York is affected by these brownfield […]

Tax Incentives for Industrial and Manufacturing Businesses on Staten Island

In an effort to bring industrial and manufacturing businesses to New York City, the city created the Industrial Business Zone designation in 2005.  The following year, sixteen Industrial Business Zones were created in three of New York City’s boroughs: six in Brooklyn, five in the Bronx, and five in Queens.  […]

The Mayor Has Introduced a New Recycling Campaign and Announced the Expansion of the Organic Waste Program

Mayor Bloomberg made a couple of announcements this at the end of last month regarding recycling in New York City.  First, he announced the start of his new “Recycle Everything” ad campaign, which will be demonstrated throughout the city.  The second announcement he made was for the Organic Food Waste […]

Many More Homes Coming to Staten Island, According to Buildings Department

The New York City Department of Buildings released their Weekly Statistical Report for permits this past week, for permits accepted between July 21st and July 27th throughout the city.  This week, we were in for a shocker.  Fourteen residential permits were accepted for Staten Island in those seven days.  This […]