Staten Island Real Estate News

Urby - Staten Island

by John Pitera

Several years ago, Casandra Properties was engaged by the New York City Economic Development Corporation to find a developer for the former Navy Home-port site on Front Street in Stapleton. The vast acreage and pier that was once home to the USS “The Sullivans”, had been abandoned by the Navy decades earlier when it moved operations to Virginia and several subsequent Requests for

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Dennis Basso - Staten Island

Magnificent furs, elegant gowns and fabulous ready to wear couture will soon be available to a broader public when Dennis Basso opens his first and only outlet store in New York City’s Empire Outlets.

James Prendamano, Managing Director for Casandra Properties, and Andrew Boyle of EB Development, represented Empire Outlets developer, BFC Partners in the deal.

“We are thrilled that Dennis Basso

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Green, Staten Island

By: James Prendamano

As a society we have come to believe that shopping online is better for the environment. A recent study conducted by Simon Property Group, the nation’s largest mall landlord, with help from Deloitte Consulting LLP states that shopping in a brick and mortar store is actually better for the environment than shopping online.

As surprising as the findings may seem, it makes

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Riverside Galleria

Soon borough residents will be able to experience dine in movies right here on Staten Island. The Atrium owned by Jesse and Gregg Scarola is the first tenant to sign on at Riverside Galleria, a 400 thousand retail complex located
at the foot of the Outerbridge Crossing. As part of the project, the developer, Melohn Properties, will be constructing more than 2000 linear feet of new roads which

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Retail space in Staten Island

Downtown Staten Island is becoming the hot spot for young people looking to get out into the neighborhood. By far, their favorite place to hang out is Minthorne, a cool, warehouse that once housed cars but now houses New York City’s famous Flagship Brewery and the award winning Daddy O’s Barbeque.
The Staten Island Railroad Tompkinsville Station has a stop on Minthorne which may be why there are

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Riverside Galleria, a 400 thousand square foot waterfront retail project to be located adjacent to the Outerbridge Crossing in Charleston was one of 5 projects in the spotlight at the SIEDC Business Conference – “Beyond St. George”. James Prendamano, Managing Director for Casandra Properties, exclusive leasing agent for Riverside Galleria told the several hundred people attending the luncheon where

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By John Pitera:

As more people take up residence in the north shore of Staten Island, the Staten Island Railroad is becoming a popular means of transportation. As part of pilot program, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is employing sustainable technology in the rehabilitation of the St. George railway terminal by replacing old wooden railroad ties with plastic.

Some may wonder why this

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Unfortunately, not all shopping center owners consider whether a synergy exists between their tenants and the products or services they offer. A well functioning shopping center begins with a good design and a good retail leasing plan. If either of those elements are missing the center will not operate at its full potential. In order to design a quality shopping center, an owner will hire an

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By: Rob Nixon

If you are a retailer seeking to locate in an outer borough, there is no doubt that Staten Island will be on your radar.

The big four projects – New York Wheel, Empire Outlets, Lighthouse Point and Urby Staten Island – have garnered worldwide attention and that attention is attracting new residents to the north shore waterfront and beyond.

For retailers looking for a great

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Staten Island, NY: Casandra Properties is pleased to announce that Robert Nixon, was named to the board of the Building Industry Association of New York City, Inc. BIANYC is the leading advocate for low rise, primarily owner occupied housing and the necessary government services to support it.

Said Mr. Nixon, “I am proud to be a member of an organization which has been the leading advocate for low rise residential home builders in New York City.  It is largely due to the work of BIANYC that young Staten Island families have been able to realize the American dream of owning their own home.  As a member of this esteemed organization it is my goal to match those seeking a home with a house that fits their needs and to advocate to bring government

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