Hamptons Business District

Hamptons Business District lands key tax deal

By GREGORY ZELLER // The evolving Hamptons Business District has received another substantial shot in the arm. The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency has issued preliminarily approval of a new tax-abatement package that will help developer Rechler at Gabreski LLC construct its third building at the expanding Westhampton Beach business hub, located on the grounds of the county’s Francis S. Gabreski Airport. According to the IDA, the developer is investing $10.8 million in a construction plan at…


NY Aviation Grant Program Backs Gabreski Upgrade

Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach is among the aerodromes receiving airport-focused capital-improvement funds from Albany this week. A total of $10 million has been awarded for airport projects across the state through the state’s Aviation Capital Grant Program, which supports airport-based safety, infrastructure and economic development efforts. The $10 million will be split among 20 airport applicants selected through a competitive bidding process. That includes Gabreski Airport, which is receiving $70,000 to cover the…