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Developer plans to build retail center in Cortlandt


A 36-acre site in the town of Cortlandt opposite Cortlandt Town Center has been sold to a developer who plans to turn the parcel into a mixed-use complex of residences and retail stores.

Westrock Development LLC, based in Yonkers, plans to devote 10 of the acres to retail, creating Cortlandt Crossings, an 85,000-square-foot shopping center with 445 parking spaces and an additional 5,000-square-foot bank site, according to NAI Friedland Realty Inc., the Yonkers-based firm that brokered the sale.

Friedland will also act as leasing agent for the retail spaces. The shopping center, construction for which is expected to start in November 2009 with a planned opening date a year later, will join a mass of other retailers along the section of the Route 6 corridor, including Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Barnes & Noble.

(This posting corrects a previous post that contained incorrect information.)

Posted by David Schepp on Thursday, September 4th, 2008 at 12:13 pm |
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ITT to provide pumps for Chilean mine


ITT Corp. of White Plains said it has received a multi-million dollar contract to provide filtered seawater to a mining operation in a Chilean desert 90 miles from the coast. The Esperanza copper-gold mining project in the Atacama Desert will be the first large mine in the nation to use seawater in its mining process, the company said. The ITT system will use 16 pumps to move water to an elevation 7,550 feet above sea level.

Posted by Jerry Gleeson on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 at 4:29 pm |
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State awards contracts to rehab Helen Hayes Hospital


Four New York firms have been awarded contracts to renovate Unit 2A at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, the New York State Office of General Services said.

Dalmar Contractor Corp. of Rockville Center, Long Island, was the apparent low bidder, with a bid of $827,000, for construction at the site; All Bright Electric, West Nyack, with a bid of $125,900, won the contract for electrical work; Yonkers-based Empire Mechanical Services Inc. won the contract for heating and ventilation with a bid of $125,900; and S & O Construction of Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, was awarded a contract for plumbing with a bid of $131,157, OGS said.

Posted by David Schepp on Friday, June 20th, 2008 at 3:41 pm |
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