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Daily News: Tuesday 12/31/19


Construction on 17th Avenue “Red Mile” Reaches Completion

After three years, a construction project on the Red Mile in Calgary, Alberta, is complete. Business owners are finally feeling relief from the loss of parking and noise on 17th Avenue. With the massive roadway construction complete, locals are hopeful new businesses will come to the area and foot traffic will increase.

Developer Announces $25 Million Mixed-Use Project to Break Ground in 2020

After the demolition of the Bailes Building in Downtown Anderson, S.C. more than three years ago, the project to build a mixed-use ‘County Square’ may finally come to fruition. Since the demolition, there has been no construction on the $25 million signature project. Ron Swinson, developer from Columbia-based Peach Properties, expects that to change in the coming months. 

Non-Profit Developer Poised to Break Ground on Mixed-Use Project in Queens

Construction is set to break ground on a 226,000 square-foot development in Queens, N.Y. Non-Profit real estate developer, The Community Builders, is leading The Beach 21st Street project. The mixed-use building is part of the city’s Downtown Far Rockaway Rezoning and Roadmap for Action, an initiative Mayor Bill de Blasio’s conceived to encourage new commercial and residential investments in southeastern Queens. 

Rezoning and Redevelopment Proposal Heard by City Planning in Astoria

The City Planning Commission in Astoria, N.Y. heard a proposal by Mega LLC and the Pancyprian Association of America. The proposal is to rezone and redevelop the entirety of Block 769 in Queens. Included were two eight-story buildings with a ground-level connection and a green space between the buildings. It also includes affordable housing components and a 250-seat theater for the Pancyprian Association. The original application has been disapproved by the commission but a revised proposal will be heard at a later date. 

 Progress on New Parking Garage in Downtown Newark Continues

Construction on a Downtown Newark parking garage continues to progress with crews in the area over the last several months. The original proposal was approved over three years ago for the 650-space garage. Earlier this year, Newark Municipal Council voted in favor of leasing part of the facility to the Newark Parking Authority over a 30-year period for $27 million.

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