The Local Development Corporation East New York in conjunction with their for profit partner McQuesten, held a groundbreaking at 1510 Broadway on November 2, 2022. The project will produce 108 units of affordable housing, 10,000 SF of commercial space, and 4,500 SF of an outdoor green space for residents and visitors to enjoy. In attendance was: Bill Wilkins (LDCENY),Rella Fogliano and Joe Apicella (McQuesten), Brendan McBride (Associate Commissioner HPD), Erin Buchanan (Deputy Director of Land Use HPD), Latrice Walker (Assembly Member), Genese Morgan (Chair of CPB 16). Also in attendance was numerous companies from the EBBID including but not limited to: Filco Carting, Eastern Steel, Green Gage NYC, Solco Plumbing. The event was catered locally by Fusion East.
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Senator Roxanne Persaud, Ron Shulman Best Development, Rev. Kim Council EBHDC, Sherry Roberts EBHDC , Bill Wilkins LDCENY, Joy Simmons Chief of Staff for Inez Barron, Assemblyman Charles Barron, Councilwoman Inez Barron, Joe Apicella MacQuesten, Rella Fogliano MacQuesten, Male District Leader, Bank of America Representative, HDC Representative, Marcus Harris Brooklyn Borough President Office.
East New York Ribbon and Groundbreaking Event: 09/21/2016
East Brooklyn Housing Development Corporation (EBHDC)