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The Foggiest Idea Wins Multiple Prizes at the 2021 Press Club of Long Island Media Awards
Real Estate Columnist/Urban Planner’s Work Scores Industry Recognition for Real Estate Reporting

Long Island, NY (June 1, 2021) – Richard Murdocco, real estate columnist and founder of The Foggiest Idea, won first, second, and third-place prizes across multiple categories at the 2021 Press Club of Long Island Media Awards.

The PCLI Awards earned were prizes in the prestigious Real Estate – Narrative and Digital Media – Blog categories. The Press Club of Long Island recognized The Foggiest Idea‘s exclusive reporting about the stalled efforts to redevelop the area surrounding the Nassau Coliseum with a second-place prize, and exploration of the developmental pressures that threaten the long-term preservation of the Long Island Pine Barrens with third-place recognition in the same category. TFI‘s website, designed by local digital firm Happy Plotz, was honored with a first-place award for it’s intuitive design and user experience.

You can read the June 2020 piece on the Nassau Coliseum here, and the Pine Barrens work from February 2020 here.

“It’s always exciting to be recognized for The Foggiest Idea‘s work,” Murdocco said. “I look forward to continue my reporting on the developmental dynamics that shape our communities as our region enters a new post-pandemic era.”

Murdocco’s reported and opinion work on the real estate sector is frequently read by those who are influential in policy circles, including real estate developers, elected officials, civic leaders, and journalists. The Press Club of Long Island has recognized The Foggiest Idea‘s journalistic work on numerous occasions within the past few years.

Pictured: The Foggiest Idea‘s awards from the Press Club of Long Island. (Photo Credit: Arielle Murdocco/The Foggiest Idea)

About The Foggiest Idea Inc.:

The Foggiest Idea Inc. was founded by Richard Murdocco in 2010 with the goal of making principles of real estate development accessible to both residents and elected officials. Since it’s launch, The Foggiest Idea has grown into the New York metro region’s premier resource on land use and real estate development. Murdocco’s collection of published work and media appearances can be found at

About Richard Murdocco:

Richard Murdocco is an award-winning columnist who regularly writes on real estate development, and his by-line regularly appears in multiple local, regional, and national publications. Aside from his extensive written body of work on developmental matters, Murdocco serves as an adjunct professor in Stony Brook University’s School of Atmospheric and Marine Sciences and SBU’s public policy graduate program, and regularly lectures on planning and policy-related matters in communities across Long Island.