Hamptons Development News
Water Mill intersection may get blinking light to ease morning traffic this summer
The traffic light change hasn’t been approved by the Department of Transportation quite yet, but if it does go into effect, it will likely be a blinking light from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. through the month of July, which is the Hamptons’s rush hour.
East Hampton Town Board votes to revoke license agreement with helicopter service BLADE
The East Hampton Town Board voted to revoke a license agreement with BLADE, a popular helicopter service that transports people to and from the East End
Sag Harbor’s historic cinema is saved, one year after the destructive fire
An Empire State Economic Development grant was awarded for $1.4 million
Ground cleared on affordable housing project in East Hampton on Accabonac Road
They are hoping to have at least some of the homes available for move-in by this time next year.
Downtown Bridgehampton may become a historic district
It would be the first historic district in Southampton Town outside of an incorporated village.
Hamptons condos are selling quicker than they have in 14 years
Last year, a condo in the Hamptons would be on the market for about five months, whereas last quarter, the average length of time on the market was just three months.
Montauk Highway to be restored from Knoll Road to Tuckahoe Lane
Southampton, East Hampton, Shelter Island, and Brookhaven Towns have all been approved to equally share a $500,000 sum of money used to repair local roads.
The East Hampton LIRR station house is getting a renovation
Since 2000, the station has been on the National Register of Historic Places. When it first opened, it was part of the Brooklyn and Montauk Railroad.
One Kings Lane pop-up to be permanent in Southampton village
The store is currently located at the former Rogers Memorial Library—which is the first time that the building has been used for retail purposes.
Southampton Pointe condos revealed and available to purchase
The condominium complex was originally approved in 2006 and first had plans of building off County Road 39 and Tuckahoe Lane back in April of 2009.
East Hampton affordable condos starting construction in the fall
Construction is planned to start in the fall, as the Architectural Review Board has to approve the plans before issuing a building permit.
Harvest Pointe launches previews of condominiums in Cutchogue (EXCLUSIVE)
The 124-residence community—developed by Kenilworth Equities and Rimland Development—is located on 46 acres in Cutchogue, all represented by Sheri Winter Clarry of Corcoran Group Real Estate.
Michael Bloomberg still wants a reroute of Tuckahoe Road
Tuckahoe Road runs through the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. Michael Bloomberg isn’t too happy about it, so he’s called Southampton Town officials.
Holly Lane goes up for sale in Water Mill, concerns residents
The private road has been owned by the Padula family for over 50 years. Residents are concerned for how their livelihoods could change with new ownership of the private road.
Former Rogers Memorial Library location to be home to retail interior design store, One Kings Lane
This is the first time the location will be used as a retail store
Sagaponack Bridge repairs scheduled to complete by Memorial Day weekend
Since mid-November, the historic Sagaponack Bridge has been closed to the public due to repairs.
East End transportation: Is Montauk getting a bus route for the summer?
Summer visitors don’t always have a way to get around. A proposed bus loop for Montauk would be a step in the right direction in making the Hamptons more public-transportation friendly.
Housing lottery applications open for Accabonac Road complex in East Hampton
The affordable housing condos planned for Accabonac Road are 10 years in the making. It’s looking like the construction could finally begin soon.
Construction of affordable East Hampton condos could begin soon
After almost 10 years since the plans were first introduced, East Hampton might finally get an affordable housing unit.
Hampton Bays house could become the green design office for an environmental non-profit
The house has been boarded up for years
Amagansett mansion built pierces pyramid code, upsets locals
Amagansett is home to big names like Scarlet Johansson and Alec Baldwin—and now also home to a bit of a scandal. Developer Peter Cardel built a custom mansion at 84 Meeting House Lane that is higher than the East Hampton’s building code allows.
Southampton town supervisor doesn’t approve Speonk apartment complex—yet
The zoning isn’t right and the timing is bad
Additional commuter train, bus shuttles proposed for East End
The cost for these changes have not been pinned down just yet. In order to develop the long-term capital plan, State Legislators are expected to seek funding for a study. The estimated start date for the new bus service is early 2018.
Study: ‘Small-town charm’ desired for Hampton Bays Business District
The type of architect desired by Hampton Bays residents is apparently a "small-town" feel, according to 1,200 survey respondents. Other features hoped for include large sidewalks for pedestrians and a vibrant color scheme.
Sagaponack property disagreement expected to reach State Supreme Court
With 43.5 acres, one would think there would be more than enough space to go around, but for the co-owners of 451 Daniels Lane that’s not true. An argument over the use of the oceanfront parcel is expected to go before the State Supreme Court.
Restaurant/nightclub space 44 Three Mile Harbor Road is for sale
44 Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton, the perennial restaurant/club spot, is for sale at an asking price of $3.5M. The space has been home to numerous restaurants/clubs over the years.
Looks like Sag Harbor will get its waterfront park
New renderings of the planned waterfront condo project show a far-scaled back project. The site plan also includes the planned Steinbeck Park.
The new Wainscott bowling alley and mini-golf starts construction this fall
It wouldn’t be the Hamptons if someone were not protesting some kind of development. Wainscott neighbors of the planned new bowling alley and mini-golf are suing the town.
Southampton Town plans on buying Beach Plum Meadows property for $14M
Southampton Town has offered Beach Plum Meadows LLC $14 million to purchase 11 acres on Moses Lane in Southampton Village. Currently, there are plans to build a senior housing project, called Beach Plum Meadows, on the site.
30 acres of farmland to become homes in Amagansett?
30 acres of agricultural land just north of the public parking lot in Amagansett may be turned into houses.
Farrell unveils three completed Polo Court homes at Two Trees
Two Trees Farm was subdivided a year ago. Take a look at the completed homes by Farrell Building.
Hamptons Controversy over Affordable Housing Project
We recently told you about the Hamptons housing crisis. No, no, we’re not quite sure how to solve it. Sorry! But, we do have an update to this news story, and let’s just say that nobody is backing down.
23-Acre Remsenburg Development Approved
Within the next 60 days, construction will begin on the Estates at Remsenburg, a development that has been five years in the making.
Konner No Longer Wants to Move Ahead with Bridgehampton Gateway
Carol Konner is no longer interested in pursuing the Bridgehampton Gateway project and will instead develop the 13 acres she owns under its current highway business zoning.
Bridgehampton Gateway Opponents Say it Should be Included in PDD Moratorium
The proposed Southampton PDD moratorium excludes the Gateway at Bridgehampton; Bridgehampton Action Now (BAN) says a moratorium should maintain the status quo.
Greystone Fires a Shot Across Sag Harbor Village’s Bow
Despite Sag Harbor Village announcing plans for a park on the land, Greystone Development "remain deeply committed" to One Ferry Road condo project.
Bridgehampton Gateway Project Downsized by Developers
The plan included 90,000 square feet of retail and residential space, which would be reduced to 85,000 square feet. The residential apartments would be scaled back to 20 affordable units and four market rate units.
Here's What the New Wainscott Bowling Alley Will Look Like
There will also be mini-golf