Local officials from the Town of Mount Pleasant unanimously approved zoning amendments that will facilitate the construction of North 80, a three-million-square-foot science and technology village. Located in Valhalla, a hamlet within Westchester County, the development will take shape next to the Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, and near the expansive Regeneron Pharmaceuticals complex.
NineDot Energy, one of the leading developers of community-accessible clean energy projects in the New York City region, has secured an $85 million loan for 11 new projects in The Bronx, Staten Island, Queens, and Long Island. The funding supports the completion of battery storage facilities that will provide sources of redundant, clean energy to existing grid infrastructure during peak demand, which helps avoid costly outages and unexpected service interruptions.
State officials joined leaders from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to celebrate the commencement of construction on the Metro-North Penn Station Access Project in The Bronx. The project will extend Metro-North rail lines to four new stations in the borough, the largest expansion of the line since 1983.
Construction at Hamilton Green, a four-building, 860-unit complex officially broke ground this week. Led by RXR and The Cappelli Organization, the complex replaces the demolished While Plains Mall property, formerly addressed as 200 Hamilton Avenue.
Local officials have approved proposals to construct a 185-unit rental building at 208-216 King Street in Port Chester, a village in Westchester County. Developed by Regency Port Chester JJV LLC, the property is the latest project set to break ground within the Port Chester Opportunity Zone, an area of the village where developers have access to special incentives meant to offset building and investment costs. The council handling the project includes Anthony B. Gioffre III of Cuddy & Feder LLP, and Bonnie VonOhlsen, AICP RLA, of Kimley-Horn Engineering and Landscape Architecture.