The journey from Midtown, Manhattan to Staten Island just got easier following the launch of a new NYC Ferry line connecting the two boroughs. The ferry, which costs the equivalent of a single-swipe subway fare, now stops in Midtown at West 39th Street, Vesey Street in Battery Park City, and the St. George Ferry Terminal in Staten Island.
Empire State Development, a New York State-funded economic development agency, is now seeking funding from the United States Department of Transportation to complete a new offshore wind staging and assembly port in Staten Island.
Proposals now under review by the Department of City Planning reveal a new retail building and the enlargement of two existing buildings within Staten Island’s Tysens Park Shopping Center. Located at 2712 Hylan Boulevard, the Tysens Park Shopping Center occupies 12.5 acres or approximately 546,000 square feet. The property comprises eight single-story commercial buildings and 731 accessory off-street parking spaces.
Permits have been filed for a three-story school building at 348 Deisius Street in Prince’s Bay, Staten Island. Located at the intersection of Deisius Street and Kingdom Avenue, the corner lot is within walking distance of the Staten Island Rail Huguenot station. Dean Johanson of the New York City School Construction Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications.
A rare waterfront development site recently entered the market in the Stapleton section of Staten Island. The site comprises a 72,000-square-foot lot at 385 Bay Street and an 88,265-square-foot lot at 425 Bay Street. The entire site spans 3.67 acres and is zoned for both residential and commercial use.