By Brian McGowan:

If you are looking for New York City’s hot new district, check out Downtown Staten Island which includes the North Shore waterfront. Exciting new projects are springing up all along the Bay Street/Richmond Terrace corridor, attracting investors who recognize the area’s potential.

The New York Wheel, Empire Outlets, Lighthouse Point and URBY are joining The Rail, Downtown Plaza, The View and The Accolades along the corridor. All are served by public transportation and all are just minutes away from the St. George Ferry making the area a desirable place to live for both twenty-somethings and seniors who want restaurants, shops and amenities within walking distance. Read more here.