Governor Kathy Hochul

Rendering of the site of Herkimer-Williams, via BerlinRosen

Proposed Herkimer-Williams Complex Begins Environmental Review Process in Broadway Junction, Brooklyn

Earlier this year, Brooklyn-based real estate development firm Totem announced plans for Herkimer-Williams, a mixed-use complex in Broadway Junction, Brooklyn. Now in the environmental review process with the New York City Department of City Planning, the project aims to transform a 94,000-square-foot assemblage into a permanently affordable housing development accompanied with commercial, community, and industrial space, and public open areas. The project site is bound by Fulton Street to the north, Atlantic Avenue to the south, East New York Avenue to the east, and Van Sinderen Avenue to the west.

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Agreement Reached To Transform The Brooklyn Marine Terminal In Red Hook, Brooklyn

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York Governor Kathy Hochul, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have announced a project that will transform the 122-acre Brooklyn Marine Terminal into a modern port and mixed-use community hub in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The project is projected to create thousands of jobs and generate substantial economic impact. The city will invest $80 million to stabilize piers and $15 million for the addition of an electrified container crane. Beyond that, Governor Hochul has committed $15 million from state funds for a cold storage facility to be constructed.

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Rendering of 1159 River Avenue, via Urban Quotient

Supportive Housing Development Opens at 1159 River Avenue in Highbridge, The Bronx

Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced the opening of River Avenue, a 19-story affordable and supportive housing development at 1159 River Avenue in Highbridge, The Bronx. Designed by Urban Quotient, the structure yields 245 units and more than 20,000 square feet of commercial space, and is part of a larger commitment to increase housing accessibility in New York.

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