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EPCAL contract of sale finalized

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Calverton Aviation and Technology has given Riverhead Town notice of its intention to proceed to closing.

New solar facility proposed for 198 acres in Calverton

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The new solar farm would be the fifth commercial solar generating facility in the hamlet of Calverton.

Planet Fitness coming to Sports Authority location, according to plans filed with town

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Planet Fitness is slated for the largest of three storefronts to be created in the 45,085-square-foot former Sports Authority store on Route 58.

Developer seeks to build 34 workforce housing condo units on Middle Road

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A developer in contract to buy 26 acres of vacant land off Middle Road is interested in developing the site with 34 workforce housing condominium units.

Riverhead welcomes Peconic Crossing: ‘everything we want our town to be’

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Rochester-based developer Conifer Realty, which partnered with Community Development Corporation of Long Island, today celebrated the completion of Peconic Crossing, with ribbon-cutting ceremonies and the grand opening of a first-floor art gallery being managed by East End Arts.

Riverhead begins systematic crackdown on ‘zombie’ and blighted properties

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Two measures to combat “zombie” and blighted properties in Riverhead were passed by the Riverhead Town Board Wednesday. One sets up a point system for determining "blight" and adds high fees to the tax bills of all properties determined to be blighted. The other establishes a "mortgage-in-default" registry and makes banks responsible for the defaulted property's condition.

Downtown workforce housing project draws 901 applicants for 45 apartments

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The new workforce housing rental apartment development in the final stages of construction on West Main Street drew 20 applications for every available apartment. The developer held a lottery today in Riverhead Town Hall to rank the applicants.

Peconic Crossing seeking applications for workforce housing apartments

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Developers of Peconic Crossing in downtown Riverhead are readying 45 new workforce housing apartments for rental. The units will be available to tenants who meet income limits, with preference given to artists.

Preservation fund revenues rise in 2017, up 8.3 percent in Riverhead

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Real estate transfer tax revenues in 2017 reached the fourth highest total in the 19-year history of the program, Assemblyman Fred Thiele announced this week.

Demolition begins to make way for Riverview Lofts workforce housing development in downtown Riverhead

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Demolition crews began tearing down the buildings on two properties along McDermott Avenue and Main Street where a five-story mixed-use building will be constructed.
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