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5
Oct

COMMERCIAL LEASING

A Legal Perspective for Brokers (Part I) Economic necessity produces change and the commercial real estate rental market is no exception.  Now, more than ever, the economic climate is forcing landlords and tenants to look for ways to reduce costs, causing them to scrutinize the bottom line when entering into a new lease agreement or …

9
Sep

MOVING ON UP: THE HAUPPAUGE INDUSTRIAL PARK OVERLAY DISTRICT

    On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, the Town of Smithtown Planning Department approved the creation of a new zoning overlay district for the Hauppauge Industrial Park.  The new overlay district is a significant step forward in sustaining and bolstering the Hauppauge Industrial Park’s status as a fundamental location for business development on Long Island. …

28
Aug

PLANNED 1,450-APARTMENT PROJECT DRAWS PRAISE

Brookhaven Planning Board hears mostly support for massive Ronkonkoma Hub project #RonkonkomaHub #LongIslandConstruction The developers of the proposed Ronkonkoma Hub residential and retail complex that supporters hope will transform an aging commercial strip near Long Island MacArthur Airport received a mostly friendly reception when they appeared before the Brookhaven Town Planning Board this week. Robert …

22
Jul

Smithtown board OKs Hauppauge overlay district; no signal interference for HBO

A portion of the Hauppauge Industrial Park will now allow increased building heights and outdoor storage. Smithtown Town Board members on Tuesday unanimously approved the zoning change for an overlay district in an effort to attract more business to the park. HBO officials had asked the board to delay its vote after the cable TV …

15
Jul

Canadian pharmaceutical company may be heading to Long Island; creating 100 jobs

Montreal drug firm Ropack weighs $43.6M facility in Suffolk By JAMES T. MADORE Ropack Inc., a drugmaker from Montreal, wants to buy this building at 155 Commerce Dr. in Hauppauge, seen on June 25, 2015, and another, also used by Forest Laboratories, for a new U.S. operation. (Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan) A Canadian …

7
Jul

New York State Industrial Commercial Abatement Program

  The New York State Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program (the “ICAP” or the “Program“) was established to encourage the development and renovation of commercial and industrial properties in New York City.[1] ICAP replaced an existing program- the New York State Industrial and Commercial Incentive Program (“ICIP”). ICAP was a welcome change from ICIP, which was …

1
Feb

Michael DiLeo Named Partner at Brown & Altman

BROWN & ALTMAN LLP NAMES MICHAEL J. DiLEO PARTNER MELVILLE, NY (February 2014) – Michael J. DiLeo, who joined the Melville, N.Y., law firm Brown & Altman LLP in February 2008, has been named a partner of the firm. “Michael was our first hire and, from day one, we have been very proud to have …