Laura Ruane Fort Myers News-Press Published 10:17 AM EST Nov 23, 2018 After years in the doldrums, the commerce park on the grounds of Southwest Florida International Airport appears to be moving forward. That park is Skyplex. As of this month, more than 700 people work within its borders and thousands shop there. More activity is sure to come. Not every developer inquiry will become reality. But if it did, portions of this land totaling more than 1,200 acres could sport acres of upscale office space, an airliner maintenance shop, two auto racetracks and more, in just a few years. Among the interested: Alta Resources, which runs customer service call centers, is looking at Skyplex. It’s good news for Lee County Port Authority and for the local economy. Skyplex is a redevelopment effort the port authority launched after the present passenger terminal opened south of the runway in 2005 – and the former terminal to the north was deemed obsolete, and demolished. More: … [Read more...] about Skyplex commerce park at RSW gains new interest from developers
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index New York Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by New York Today ByAlexandra S. Levine and Jonathan Wolfe July 18, 2018 Good morning on this flawless Wednesday. A bill being introduced in the City Council today would require green roofs, solar power or wind turbines to be installed on new skyscrapers going up around New York. The goal: to lower our energy output. “Right now, the big conversation is around what we can do to combat climate change, and now more than ever, when the federal government is rolling back all the progress we’ve made to reduce our carbon footprint in the country, we have to step up,” Councilman Rafael L. Espinal Jr. of Brooklyn, the bill’s lead sponsor, said in an interview. “We have to look at the infrastructure improvements we can make here to ensure we’re doing our part in reducing our carbon … [Read more...] about New York Today: Will Green Roofs Get the Green Light?
Photo: Keeler Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 The Keeler BMW dealership in Latham will supply several of the car models available through the Drive Keeler program The Keeler BMW dealership in Latham will supply several of the car models available through the Drive Keeler program Photo: Keeler Dealers' group: Auto tariffs will cost jobs, consumers 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Auto dealers are warning that new tariffs proposed by the Trump administration would raise prices and cut demand for new vehicles. "For the industry, it's a very bad plan," said Deborah Dorman, president of the Eastern New York Coalition of Automotive Retailers. "It will greatly increase the price on a number of vehicles." The National Automobile Dealers Association said that while it "fully appreciates the Administration's trade goals," the broad-based tariffs will hurt both American automobile dealers and … [Read more...] about Dealers’ group: Auto tariffs will cost jobs, consumers
Green and white balloons float above Jeep Wranglers and Dodge Challengers inside the Manhattan Jeep Chrysler Dodge Ram dealership on 11th Avenue near West 48th Street. In an adjacent outdoor lot, red-white-and-blue streamers flutter above used models. Court papers, however, tell a less cheerful story: In March the franchisees filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing a debt of more than $22 million to their chief lender. The filing included a related Alfa Romeo Fiat dealership a few blocks away. article continues below advertisement Industry experts said the two bankruptcies point to the growing pressures of a changing automotive retail landscape. On the one hand are escalating rents in an expensive Manhattan neighborhood. On the other is increasingly intense competition from a little known but rapidly growing part of the industry: automotive leasing brokers, who market themselves on the web and base their operations in modest quarters rather than inside a sleek 11th Avenue … [Read more...] about Low-overhead auto brokers are changing the game for traditional dealerships
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by As told toCaroline Bankoff, Heather Corcoran, Nancy Hass and M.H. Miller Edited byKate Guadagnino and Thessaly La Force A chance encounter with David Bowie at a downtown nightclub. Boozy, drug-fueled parties that lasted until dawn. A walk across the Williamsburg Bridge — just to save a subway token. Mornings spent alone, writing in a studio in the West Village. Afternoon workouts. Dinner on the Upper East Side with a former president of the United States. These are the moments, large and small, recounted by 36 writers, artists, fashion designers, musicians and more who lived in New York City in the early ’80s. Together, this chorus of voices — assembled, edited and condensed — creates a compelling mosaic, revealing a city bustling with creativity but also slowly emerging from its recent near-bankruptcy, with … [Read more...] about What New York Was Like in the Early ’80s — Hour by Hour