Empire Outlets developer to build 214 units in Stapleton

BFC Partners, the developer of Empire Outlets, is getting ready to close on a $4 million purchase of Bay Street property, which is currently being used as a parking lot, to build a mix of market rate and affordable housing. The 53,922-square-foot land parcel
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BFC Partners buying SI parking lot site, planning affordable housing

Developer BFC Partners, which has been renting a 53,922-square-foot Stapleton, Staten Island site for a temporary parking lot, is buying the property for $4 million, Commercial Observer has learned. The deal is slated to close next month. BFC has been renting the lot at 475 Bay Street
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NYC housing ventures to set out a welcome mat for LGBT seniors

A new initiative to build affordable housing that is friendly for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender seniors is beginning to take shape. Senior-housing basics, like hot meals, fitness and language classes will be available at the Ingersoll Senior Residences in the Fort Greene section
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Is Staten Island becoming the new Brooklyn with construction boom?

Staten Island is coming under a construction boom as the St. George section alone will be home to new apartments, restaurants and shops. CBS2’s Elise Finch is asking if this means if Staten Island is about to become the new Brooklyn. Staten Island is
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