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Build Up NYC Activists Celebrate Jobs for Staten Islanders at the Empire Outlets Project

Jessica Twitty-Shuler just became an apprentice with the New York City District Council of Carpenters’…

Build Up New York Activists, including Carpenter Representative John Cucurullo of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, looked on as the Port Chester Village Board of Trustees received reports on the Final Environmental Impact Statement that Starwood Capital Group submitted for its plan to redevelop the  United Hospital site in the village.

Build Up Activists Pack Port Chester Trustees Redevelopment Hearing

The Port Chester Village Board of Trustees held a special hearing Tuesday night to discuss…

The proposed redevelopment of the United Hospital site is about a mile from Downtown Port Chester.

Who is Looking out For Port Chester?

Starwood Capital Group is asking the Port Chester Village Board of Trustees to rezone the…


Build Up New York Activists Urge Port Chester to Get Community Benefits Agreement on Starwood Project

Build Up New York activists told Port Chester Board of Trustees members this week that the village should not amend its zoning for a proposed redevelopment project before getting ironclad Community Benefits commitments from its proponent, Startwood Capital Group.


Joaquin Vallejo Expresses Build Up New York’s Support for Port Chester and its Firefighters

Build Up New York activist Joaquin Vallejo urged the Port Chester Village Board of Trustees on Monday to consider schools, local businesses and homeowners,


Build Up New York to Attend Port Chester Village Trustee Meeting

Build Up New York members who live in Port Chester and the nearby communities are heading to Monday’s scheduled meeting of the Village Trustees to stand up for their community.


Brooklyn Bridge Park Board Approves Pier 6 Development Plan

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Board has voted to approve development of housing on the waterfront at Pier 6, clearing a significant hurdle in the efforts to bring good jobs and affordable housing to the borough.

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BUNYC Brigaders Discuss Union Standards with the Council’s Crowley

New York City Council member Elizabeth Crowley (D-30th District) immediately put her cards on the table on meeting with Build Up New York City Brigaders.


Build Up NYC Members Urged ESDC to Vote on Brooklyn Bridge Park Development

Two BUNYC members testifying before the board of Empire State Development in favor of a Staten Island redevelopment project also told the board members to bring a long stalled project on the Brooklyn waterfront up for a vote.