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Contract Pharmacal plans $40 million expansion, will add 150 jobs
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Contract Pharmacal plans $40 million expansion, will add 150 jobs

The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency on Thursday granted preliminary approval for about $5 million in tax breaks to a pharmaceutical...

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Food court opens at Super FL Mart in Mineola
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Food court opens at Super FL Mart in Mineola

The long-awaited food court at Super Fl Mart has arrived. Soon after the Chinese-owned supermarket opened in November, signs heralding a food court...

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Long Beach creates registry to clean up, monitor 'zombie' homes
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Long Beach creates registry to clean up, monitor 'zombie' homes

Long Beach city officials have created a registry of foreclosed “zombie' homes that have been abandoned and fallen into disrepair. City Council...

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IDA grants tax breaks hoping to attract $20 million investment by NPD Group
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IDA grants tax breaks hoping to attract $20 million investment by NPD Group

Nassau County granted another 10 years in tax breaks to The NPD Group Inc. last week in hopes of preserving the company’s current employment of 623...

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Developer Ed Blumenfeld blasts Hub plan
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Developer Ed Blumenfeld blasts Hub plan

The owner of Blumenfeld Development Group, who for decades bid unsuccessfully to redevelop the area around NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum, on Friday...

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Toys R Us, Babies R Us demise gives some LI retailers a boost
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Toys R Us, Babies R Us demise gives some LI retailers a boost

When Toys R Us and Babies R Us closed this summer, they created opportunities for kid-focused retailers on Long Island to take advantage of the...

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Aretha Franklin's lack of will could complicate things for heirs
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Aretha Franklin's lack of will could complicate things for heirs

LOS ANGELES — Aretha Franklin was so hard-nosed in her business dealings that she demanded to be paid in cash before performing. Her heirs won’t...

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Hicksville Sears mural to be moved to athletic center, town says
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Hicksville Sears mural to be moved to athletic center, town says

A beloved mural that rested for decades in a Sears department store that closed in April will have a new home in Hicksville.   The massive painting...

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Retail Roundup: Raymour & Flanigan adding Starbucks in its parking lot
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Retail Roundup: Raymour & Flanigan adding Starbucks in its parking lot

A Starbucks will set up shop in the parking lot of a furniture store in Farmingdale, just a few minutes’ drive from several of the coffee chain’s...

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82 Toys R Us, Babies R Us locations set for auction
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82 Toys R Us, Babies R Us locations set for auction

Eighty-two former Toys R Us and Babies R Us locations, including two on Long Island, will be auctioned on Sept. 27 in Manhattan. The Long Island...

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Retail Roundup: Arby's plans expansion on Long Island, New York City
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Retail Roundup: Arby's plans expansion on Long Island, New York City

Arby's, known for its commercials featuring actor Ving Rhames’ distinctive voice belting out “We have the meats,” plans to dish out more roast beef...

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Young LI adults face lower pay, higher home prices: Study
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Young LI adults face lower pay, higher home prices: Study

Young adults on Long Island face wages that have dropped by 22 percent and home prices that have skyrocketed by 150 percent since 1970, a new study...

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Home prices are outrunning wage growth on Long Island
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Home prices are outrunning wage growth on Long Island

With house prices on Long Island increasing twice as fast as incomes, local home buyers face an affordability crunch that could slow or possibly...

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LI funeral homes offering new ad-supported bereavement guides
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LI funeral homes offering new ad-supported bereavement guides

Ken Maher didn’t pay a cent to get 500 professionally produced booklets about his business, the Forrester Maher Funeral Home in Ronkonkoma. Along...

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Retail Roundup: Changes afoot as tenants relocate at Tanger Riverhead
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Retail Roundup: Changes afoot as tenants relocate at Tanger Riverhead

More changes are afoot at Tanger Outlets Riverhead, including the relocation of a tenant to a space nearly three times as big — the largest vacancy...

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Rising real estate prices put pressure on LI golf courses
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Rising real estate prices put pressure on LI golf courses

Getting a prime tee time at Long Island’s popular golf courses can be a sport in itself, as rising land values have led to several courses being...

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Farmingdale looks to form downtown Business Improvement District
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Farmingdale looks to form downtown Business Improvement District

Farmingdale's Main Street transformed from a sleepy downtown to a bustling destination in less than a decade, but continuing that momentum will...

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LI developers say IDA ratings discourage affordable housing support
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LI developers say IDA ratings discourage affordable housing support

Local developers are calling for a change in how the state reviews housing projects that receive tax breaks from Industrial Development Agencies,...

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Baldwin downtown revitalization developer pulls out of project
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Baldwin downtown revitalization developer pulls out of project

The master developer behind the downtown Baldwin redevelopment backed out of the project, saying it would no longer be profitable. Garden City...

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North Hempstead to build affordable housing for seniors at site of former elementary school
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North Hempstead to build affordable housing for seniors at site of former elementary school

A 77-unit affordable housing complex for seniors will be built in New Cassel at the former site of a blighted school demolished four years ago. At...

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Flying Tiger opens second Long Island location
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Flying Tiger opens second Long Island location

Flying Tiger Copenhagen has soared into another Long Island location. The Danish variety store opened its ninth U.S location — and second on Long...

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LI rents rising as developers struggle to meet demand for apartments
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LI rents rising as developers struggle to meet demand for apartments

Long Island’s newest, most luxurious rentals are getting snapped up by affluent empty-nesters and young professionals seeking flexibility,...

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Floral Park officials, developer hash out final details in $1.2M sale of Centennial Hall
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Floral Park officials, developer hash out final details in $1.2M sale of Centennial Hall

Floral Park village officials are finalizing the remaining details on the $1.2 million sale of the historic Centennial Hall, which a real estate...

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Nassau IDA seeks to encourage affordable housing construction
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Nassau IDA seeks to encourage affordable housing construction

The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency is looking to grow the county’s stock of affordable housing. The IDA, which has the authority to...

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A 'million dollar' LI waterfront view on a barge
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A 'million dollar' LI waterfront view on a barge

A waterfront house with no mortgage and no property taxes on Long Island. That almost sounds too good to be true, but Sal Cataldi is proof that it...

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Retail Roundup: Upscale florist opens at Garden City Hotel
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Retail Roundup: Upscale florist opens at Garden City Hotel

An upscale florist on Long Island has sprung up in new digs. The shop, called arrangement bar by Andrew Scott, held a grand opening reception...

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Retail Roundup: Four Compare Foods stores on LI change to Gala Foods
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Retail Roundup: Four Compare Foods stores on LI change to Gala Foods

More than the signs have changed at most of the Compare Foods stores on Long Island. Seven of the grocery stores in the Northeast, including four...

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Driveway extension over parkland angers Water Mill residents
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Driveway extension over parkland angers Water Mill residents

Southampton Town officials are looking to renegotiate an agreement with a Water Mill property owner after community members spoke out against the...

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LI's corporate roster turned upside down in a generation, list shows
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LI's corporate roster turned upside down in a generation, list shows

Henry Schein Inc. leads Newsday's list of top public companies on Long Island based on revenue, and is one of only two survivors from the lineup's...

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Long Island home prices increase, with biggest gains in Suffolk
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Long Island home prices increase, with biggest gains in Suffolk

Housing prices jumped by more than 10 percent in Suffolk County, the biggest increase in more than a decade, as buyers headed east in search of...

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