The following excerpt is from an article by David Reich-Hale that was published in the the Friday, August 3rd edition of Newsday. You can read the entire piece here. But developers will continue to pitch mixed-use plans,...Read More
The following op-ed was published in the June 2, 2017 edition of Long Island Business News. You can read the original here. Every other week, a real estate developer proposes a project on Long Island that is supposedly not only...Read More
The following was written for the Long Island Press. You can read the original here. The development winds are shifting across Long Island. Have you felt them? From Elmont to Montauk, municipalities are embracing concepts that,...Read More
The following was written for the Long Island Press as a counter to Jaci Clement’s op-ed entitled “Developers Need to Become Media Savvy” in Long Island Business News. You can the original here. When it comes...Read More
The Long Island Index, partnering with the Long Island Association, issued a new report yesterday that explores expanding the biomedical sector on Long Island, along with the creation of expanded housing opportunities to help...Read More
For decades, the pattern was the same: Find a plot of vacant land, raze it and put up a new subdivision of pristine single-family homes. Rinse, repeat ad infinitum. Then suddenly, the recession hit. The housing market bombed....Read More
Hey gang, studies are showing that the brain drain is hitting Long Island. Let’s keep these young people! How? Let’s build cool downtown apartments. Put them right by the train station. Let’s give ‘em Wi-Fi for their iPads and...Read More
There seems to be a development controversy being covered in the newspaper every other day now. The coverage of these hearings essentially goes as follows: Residents Raise Concern over Proposal in Anytown Residents from Anytown...Read More
The following was written for LIBN’s Young Island: I’ve written about the topic of affordable housing multiple times on Young Island. It’s both our greatest regional failure, and the key to our success in the 21st...Read More
Elected officials, bureaucrats and self-proclaimed “advocates” line up- their prop shovels ready. The event is covered by the press. During the stump speeches, which can be given by even a remote connection to the project, words...Read More
Well, after months of being blitzed by ads, fliers, neon wristbands, signs and even promises of free ice cream (really?…just…no, c’mon. Even Bob’s Discount Furniture mocks offering free food as an incentive), the voters in...Read More
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Looks like more storms are coming through too…
This afternoon’s thunderstorm was serious business - In one of the loudest sounds I’ve ever heard, lightning split a 75-year old Tulip tree! @NWSNewYorkNY
I used to love riding the M3s to Manhattan (when the AC was working!)
Some interesting points...
1. Commuters interviewed didn't seem to mind the retro M3s returning
2. The @LIRR kept the M3s in storage, almost as if it was in anticipation of the M9s being further delayed.
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Recently, the @GothamGazette published my op-ed on the push to build more housing within New York City's suburbs. You can read the piece here: https://www.thefoggiestidea.org/2022/07/06/gotham-gazette-stepping-up-suburban-housing-easier-said-than-done/