Despite Ongoing Difficulties, Promising Developments at EPCAL

EPCAL, Calverton Enterprise Park sign
Dan’s Papers

To many, Enterprise Park at Calverton, or EPCAL, is synonymous with a struggle to make things happen, dreams deferred or even derailed. And yet, there is a second side to this story. There have been some noteworthy developments at EPCAL recently and over the years, although at least so far not in the most high-profile chunk of that massive 2,900-acre property acquired from the U.S. Navy in 1998. The efforts to develop a 1,600-acre chunk of EPCAL both stalled and remain stuck in ongoing litigation, but despite that stalemate, other projects have been moving ahead. And other portions of EPCAL…

Suffolk IDA Seeks Comments on Enclaves Tax Break Plan in Southold

Enclaves rendering
Dan’s Papers

As The Enclaves — a $4.9 million hotel resort complex proposed for Southold — nears the final planning stages before construction can begin, a key agency is seeking the public input. The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency is accepting public comments on a tentatively approved $2.7 million tax break that developer Jonathan Tibett is seeking to help mitigate rising costs of the project since it was initially proposed nearly a decade ago. “Discounted, or entirely lost, among all the press and statements from the local opposition is the fact that the project will generate far more tax revenue, both sales…

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