New Rochelle Daily Voice, October 7th, 2015 | The “most ambitious downtown redevelopment in New Rochelle history” continues to make national news for its scope and ambition, earning its latest accolades from the American Planning Association.
Riverhead News-Review, August 31st, 2015 | After nearly a year in the making, Southampton Town officially has a plan in place to revitalize Riverside — the area’s most economically-stressed and blighted neighborhood.
Westfair Communications, August 27th, 2015 | New Rochelle’s officials and its private master developer have released a recommended action plan for what would be the largest mixed-use redevelopment project undertaken in the community’s 327-year history.
27 East, September 11th, 2014 | Growing up in a tough Los Angeles neighborhood, Siris Barrios learned about the struggles and triumphs that come with blue-collar work. She began volunteering in her hometown when she was 16, working with local youths and neighbors by bringing programs and revitalization efforts to the area.
Newsday, May 20th, 2014 | A master developer hopes to "crowdsource" a new vision for Riverside, the struggling and blighted hamlet just south of downtown Riverhead, by soliciting input from residents online and at community meetings.
Newsday, July 29th, 2012 | Hempstead Village will hold two special meetings this week to elicit feedback on the community benefits agreement related to the $2 billion plan to revitalize the downtown area.
Newsday, July 12th, 2012 | Renaissance Downtowns Huntington Station, the master developer hired by the town last summer to revitalize the area, plans to officially open its offices on Wednesday. Residents can come in and speak to representatives about redevelopment plans for the New York Avenue corridor.
Newsday, April 5th, 2011 | Hempstead Village in January selected Plainview-based Renaissance Downtowns and Manhattan-based Urban America to redevelop its downtown.