Renaissance Downtowns

No. 301: On Morse code, award winners, second chances and a $24 million rock for the Montauk Lighthouse

Welcome back to the show: It’s been a dog’s age, dear readers, but here we are again, back where we belong, in your inbox and on top of the Long Island innovation economy. It’s Friday, April 27: And we’re still coming down from Tuesday’s high, our 2018 Innovator of the Year Awards show – a smash hit, if we don’t say so ourselves. Please remember, it’s never too early to start thinking about our 2019…


IDA: Big forward step for Huntington Station plan

By GREGORY ZELLER // The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency is a step closer to finalizing a tax-incentives package that would trigger a massive Huntington Station redevelopment effort. At its meeting Thursday in Hauppauge, the Suffolk IDA issued preliminary approval of a deal that would encourage Renaissance Downtowns at Huntington Station LLC, a real estate development spinoff formed specifically for the Huntington Station project, to commence the first phase of a larger downtown-redevelopment effort. Phase…