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$12.3 million purchase of additional land for Willets Point redevelopment plan completed

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Jan. 18, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The developers who plan to build a soccer stadium, affordable housing, retail space, open space, an elementary school and a hotel in Willets Point have purchased additional land where the ambitious project is slated to go. NYCFC, Sterling Equities and Related purchased two parcels in Willets Point for $12.3…
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BP Richards green lights Phase 2 of Willets Point redevelopment project with conditions

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Jan. 10, 2024 By Bill Parry Queens Borough President Donovan Richards announced Wednesday his approval of Phase II of the Willets Point redevelopment plan that will bring 1,400 units of affordable housing to a desolate area near Citi Field, along with a 25,000-seat soccer stadium to be used as the home of the New York City Football Club (NYCFC), a 250-room hotel, a 650-seat public school, retail space and nearly three acres of open space. The recommendation, subject to conditions, comes nearly a month after a hearing was held Dec. 13 where two dozen area residents offered testimony, with the…
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NYCFC presents new details of its $780 million soccer stadium at Willets Point

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Nov. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry

New York City Football Club (NYCFC) revealed new details of its proposed $780 million 25,000-seat soccer stadium they plan to build as part of the Willets Point redevelopment at a Community Board 7 Land Use committee hearing in Whitestone Wednesday, Nov. 15.

‘Major step closer’: Massive Willets Point transformation project enters city’s land use approval process

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Oct. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry The city’s arduous public review process is underway for the massive plan to build a new neighborhood at Willets Point. The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced Monday the formal beginning of the Uniformed Land Use Review Process, known as ULURP, for the city’s largest all-affordable housing…
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