Staten Island Real Estate News

Verrazano Narrows Bridge SI

By James Prendamano

You may have read the Staten Island Advance recently and noticed the story by reporter Tracey Porpora entitled, “Brooklyn businesses cross the bridge to open on Staten Island.”

The article discussed why many New York City businesses are choosing to leave the other four boroughs and put down roots in Staten Island.

Anyone who knows me, knows that I have spent much of the

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Staten Island Board of Realtors Top Producer Celia Iervasi and Mario Minelli

Staten Island, NY: Casandra Properties is proud to announce that Staten Island real estate agents, Celia Iervasi and Mario Minelli received the “Top Producer” Award from the Staten Island Board of Realtors.

Top Producer designations are annually awarded to associate brokers and sales associates for exceptional listing and selling activity.

Mr. Minelli received the Bronze Award for his real

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By: James Prendamano

In case you missed the Commercial Observer article written by Lauren Elkes Schram titled, “With Sales Slowing but Prices Still High, Where Does the Multifamily Investor Go?” I decided to provide you with Cliff Notes.

The article outlined the various neighborhoods throughout New York City where investors looking for multi-family properties could grow their money.  Realtors

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Minthorne SI fully leased

This month Casandra Properties is proud to announce that one of Staten Island’s hottest properties, Minthorne Street, has been fully leased by our very own Nixon McGowan Team.

Filling the 33,000 square feet of Minthorne is just another commercial real estate leasing success for Rob Nixon and Brian McGowan.

Minthorne is a unique property located in Tompkinsville, Staten Island right across the

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Perfect retail space

By Brian McGowan

So you finally did it. You took the plunge and decided to become an entrepreneur. Now you need to find a retail space where your business will thrive.

Believe it or not, finding the right space for your business may be one of the hardest but most important steps in starting your business. That’s because finding a location you can afford which is convenient for your clients isn’t

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Empire Outlets Riverside Galleria

By James Prendamano

Last week I spoke with the Staten Island Advance business reporter, Tracey Porpora about why developers are constructing new Staten Island retail centers when the National trend is to reduce the number of brick and mortar stores.

Currently, Staten Island residents spend upwards of $1.2 billion shopping off Island. The main reason for this is the lack of quality retail options

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South Shore Staten Island

Last month the Staten Island Advance reported that four of the top five neighborhoods for Staten Island homes sales are in the South Shore.

South Shore neighborhoods have a distinctly suburban feel offering large homes on tree lined streets, sprawling beachfront homes and smaller townhomes nestled into vast, wooded areas.  The South Shore offers beautiful parks and open space, chief among them is Conference House Park where you can tour follow trails to ancient Lenape Indian burial grounds or tour the house where General Washington met with leaders of the British army.

There are many reasons that South Shore neighborhoods are considered desirable.  As our own Mario Minelli points out in the article, this area of Staten Island offers new

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Pinots pallete north

Casandra Properties is proud to announce that we have brought yet another great amenity to Staten Island’s north shore. Pinot’s Palette, a notable paint and sip venue which has enjoyed tremendous success in its Tottenville location on 20 Ellis Street, opened a second location at 1367 Forest Avenue.

The commercial space was leased by our very own Sarah Knoblach who said this about the new location,

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Downtown Plaza Commercial Space for Lease

By Brian McGowan

With the economy changing rapidly and the job market being extremely competitive, it’s no wonder that more New York City residents are trying their hand at entrepreneurship.

It takes a special type of individual to become an entrepreneur.  That person has to be willing to gamble on his/herself and risk everything s/he has to become successful.  The risk is high, but so are the

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silver lake si

Staten Island is called the borough of parks for a reason. Per acre, we have more park space than any of the other four boroughs. That says something about the people of Staten Island, we hold nature in high regard.

Silver Lake Park is one of the great gems of the north shore. Born in 1900, when writer and prominent Staten Island resident, John DeMorgan requested funds from the State Assembly

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