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… Read More
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… Read More
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.
New York City is facing a pivotal moment in its economic and cultural recovery. Now more than ever, we need investment and commitment to jumpstarting major development projects that modernize city hubs and create crucial economic stimulus in our underserved communities.
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… Read More