agenda for the next Greenport Planning Board meeting, which takes place on Tuesday, November 23, is a proposal to construct a 161-unit apartment building on Healy Boulevard. The "For Sale" sign suggests that this lot, between the old ShopRite and Town Hall Drive, may be the site in question.
Gossips' intel suggested that the project was being proposed by Redburn Development Partners, the creators of The Wick Hotel here in Hudson. An email to Tom Rossi, one of the partners, confirmed that this indeed is their project. What's being proposed is workforce housing, with rents that target households with incomes from 80 to 120 percent of AMI (area median income).
Redburn has an impressive portfolio of multi-family buildings in Albany, Troy, and Schenectady, mostly former industrial, institutional, or commercial buildings that have been adapted into apartment buildings. The project in Greenport, of course, would be new construction.
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