A project for a 20-acre retailing complex in the north end of GreeneLand, adjoining the Greene Business and
The corporate developer, Preferred Properties Inc. of
Gathered for the mid-afternoon announcement at the Quarry Steakhouse were 53 State and local officials, along with business leaders and news media representatives.
Frank Stabile Jr, who is retiring after decades as a member and then as chairman of the county legislature, joined the speakers in hailing the project as a triumph of partnership among jurisdictions. He also cited it as one of the “many, many” projects that Sen. James Seward has facilitated, as a pay-off of work done by “tireless” Sandy Mathes (manager of the I.D.A.) and as a convenience that also will generate jobs along with sales tax revenue which will enable the county government to make another reduction in property taxes.
Working name for the project is (as shown on the web site www.shopgreeneny.com ) “The Shoppes [sic.] at Greene Flats.” And the developers do speak of “enjoying the vast regional retail of the
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