Last Summer, YIMBY brought you news of General Growth Properties’ plans to expand the 1.2 million square-foot Staten Island Mall, at 2655 Richmond Avenue, by 418,000 square feet. Perkins Eastman is designing, and the first renderings of the expansion were released in February. Now, per Commercial Observer, the City Planning Commission has approved the project, and updated renderings are available. Construction will begin once the DOB green-lights the building permits, and completion is expected in 2017.
Staten Island Mall
In July, YIMBY brought you word that the owners of the Staten Island Mall were seeking permission from the city to add nearly half a million square feet of new space without building any new parking….
Staten Island is in the midst of a retail revival, with a new outlet mall planned for St. George near the ferry terminal and strong sales of existing buildings elsewhere. But the real retail story…