News 2017-09-28T18:39:54+00:00

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Driving Forces of Long Island Development

Long Island Post, February 26th, 2018 | The unincorporated hamlet of Riverside, nestled between the towns of Riverhead and Southampton, doesn’t easily relate to the glitzy veneer of the Hamptons. Over the years, the hamlet has seen its share of hard times but Plainview-based Renaissance Downtowns believes the area is a diamond in the rough.

Distinctions in taxonomy of sustainable, impact and ESG Investing

Private Equity International, February 2018 | What does it mean to invest with purpose? Doing good takes all shapes and forms but ESG integration is critical, says Craig Cogut, founder and chairman of Pegasus Capital Advisers. He highlights Renaissance Downtown's focus on sustainable industries with positive environmental and social impacts.

Kickstarting 2018 With Women

This January, we've had the honor of doing TWO grant events organized by women AND doing the kickoff meetings for SEPA Mujer, and we couldn't think of a better way to start 2018 than with a [...]

RXR, Hines among firms interested in Port Chester master developer job

November 30, 2017 , Westfair Online |  The Port Chester village board recently heard presentations from five real estate firms vying to become the village’s master developer, creating a lineup of big names in real estate that “has to be the nightmarish envy of every community from Stamford to Manhattan.”

Nashua Update, Winter 2017

Our waterfront project, Riverfront Landing, in Nashua, New Hampshire is making headway. Last December, officials broke ground on the first phase of Renaissance Downtowns’ Residences at Riverside Landing, which will provide an initial 152 [...]

Business community talks smart growth, honors leaders at WCA event

Westfair Communications, November 17th, 2017 |  Opportunities for growth abound for suburban markets like Westchester County, said RXR Realty Charmain and CEO Scott Rechler during the Westchester County Association’s Fall Leadership Dinner. RXR Realty is also spearheading a development effort in New Rochelle’s downtown after the city selected RDRXR at New Rochelle LLC – a joint venture of RXR Realty and Renaissance Downtowns – as its master developer in 2015. 

SEPA Mujer honors Riverside Rediscovered and Renaissance Downtowns

Riverhead News-Review, October 12th, 2017 | Riverside Rediscovered and Renaissance Downtowns are perhaps best known locally as Southampton Town’s “master developers” for Riverside, an area that has long been known for blight, crime and the inability to attract new businesses due to environmental constraints.