The Real Deal, one of the premier real estate publications in the New York metro area, takes a close look at New Rochelle’s ambitious downtown development efforts in its current issue. Here’s the piece about New Rochelle. And here’s a related article about Scott Rechler, the CEO of RXR, part of our master development team. … Continue reading New Ro is “The Real Deal”
OK, it doesn’t quite have the drama of the New Year’s Eve ball drop, but this video highlighting New Rochelle’s ad in Times Square is still worth a quick look. The Times Square ad is part of New Rochelle’s Ideally Yours branding campaign, which is aimed at attracting investment and positive attention to our city. … Continue reading Another Look at New Ro in Times Square
New Rochelle’s ambitious downtown development efforts continue to bear fruit. Here’s the latest from the Journal News, with details about three projects. Meanwhile, New Rochelle residents Karen and John Hessel have created this really neat website to keep track of the community’s downtown progress. Nice job! More announcements expected next year. We’re rocking and rolling.
This is neat. Take a look at New Rochelle’s promotional video playing in Times Square at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue. The video will run for about 4 weeks, with the cost covered through an advertising agreement with Outfront (no tax dollars.) It’s part of our broader “Ideally Yours” campaign, aimed at attracting investment, supporting … Continue reading New Rochelle in Times Square
Last week, I had the opportunity to describe New Rochelle’s downtown plans to several hundred of New York’s most influential civic leaders at the roll-out of RPA’s Fourth Regional Plan. Here’s video of my discussion about the suburbs with Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone (our portion begins at 1:18:14.) A good conversation about the … Continue reading Watch This Video of the Regional Plan Roll-Out
The City had nothing whatsoever to do with producing this real estate video, but we’re not complaining, because it’s a pretty good promotional spot for New Rochelle. Best line: “New Rochelle is booming.” Our community’s virtues are being recognized throughout the region, and that’s exciting, especially as our downtown development plans gain momentum.
If you are interested in the future of our community and region, please set aside a little time to read the just-released Fourth Regional Plan from RPA, the Regional Plan Association. RPA’s vision and recommendations encompass equity, prosperity, health, and sustainability. The Plan is chock-a-block with specific and achievable proposals that would greatly benefit the … Continue reading RPA Releases Fourth Regional Plan
The Regional Plan Association (RPA) has released a new report, highlighting the critical importance of transit-served suburbs in meeting the housing, economic, and affordability needs of the New York metropolitan area. Take a look. RPA’s recommendations are fully consistent with New Rochelle’s ambitious downtown development framework. In fact, if you look at the full report, … Continue reading On Track (Literally and Figuratively)
Here’s a neat aerial image of construction underway at 587 Main Street — RXR’s first major project in New Rochelle. When completed, this development will have a dramatic positive impact on the western gateway to our downtown. You can read more about the project here.
As part of New Rochelle’s ongoing commitment to public art, the City has just announced an open call for artists to submit designs that can be applied to three dimensional sculptures of our “Ideally Yours” logo. Winning designs will be displayed throughout New Rochelle’s downtown area. There’s much more information and a submission form in … Continue reading Calling All Artists