zoning & planning

February 24, 2018
Downsizing in gentrifying communities...

Downsizing from a home & the relentless gentrification of Westchester…

Sellers who are downsizing from a home in Westchester are bumping up against an unexpected problem. A new wave of gentrification geared to the top 1%  […]
March 20, 2017
Larchmont Village Home - Larchmont NY

The market mismatch conundrum…

Just the other day I posted a link to an infographic on my Facebook page. Although this is national data and I generally shy away from […]
February 16, 2016
Swackhamer Rehab - White Plains NY 10606

The “Westmoreland Project” – Reclaiming residential space through rezoning…

Over the past couple of years, White Plains has once again become a developers darling. There are several major projects underway, four of them clustered around […]
November 30, 2015
Bank Street Project - White Plains

Breaking Ground in White Plains – 55 Bank Street…

On Nov 19 of the LCOR project at 55 Bank Street had its ground-breaking ceremony on a complex that when complete, will add 561 vitally needed units to the housing stock.
November 11, 2012
Long Island Sound - Larchmont NY

How bad was it? Sandy’s storm surge in perspective..

You could see the damage surrounding the homes on the waterfront. Some were quite lucky, others had severe damage. So how big was the Sandy storm surge?
November 9, 2012
Desperately Seeking Power

The Politics Of the Power Grid…

I checked on the status of some former clients and friends…and guess what??? Everyone who lived in areas where the wires were buried had power. The results were far more problematic for those who had their electricity delivered on poles. One friend of mine STILL does not have power after 10 miserable days.