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A new downtown grows in Ronkonkoma

Rendering of Station Yards

“New York State is facing a generational housing crisis and the MTA is proud of its work to help address the issue, particularly [to] leverage our robust transit network which helps provide car-free lifestyles in the suburbs around New York City,” spokesman Aaron Donovan said. “We look forward to working with the Governor and her team to secure needed infrastructure funds which can help make some of these locations a reality …”

Even without those MTA lots, however, Tritec is continuing to add hundreds of housing units to Long Island’s stock.

Station Yards’ first completed building, known as the Alston, features 489 units — and is 97% occupied. The next phase is underway and includes hundreds of additional housing units. When fully built out, Station Yards could include up to 1,450 residential units, 360,000 square feet of commercial space, 190,000 square feet of retail, and a hotel.

Read the full article in the Final Point of February second Newsday editorial written by Randi F. Marshall.