Zoning Board set to hear plan for South End crushing plant

STAMFORD – After battling against a neighborhood nuisance for years, the residents in the South End thought they had finally won. In April 2014, after years of complaints from the community about noise and dust, a state Superior Court judge found in favor of the city’s claim that rock crushing was illegal in Stamford and […] [Read More]

City asks court not to delay BLT case more than 90 days

As Building and Land Technology tries to delay a court date to decide a 2012 cease-and-desist order, the city is asking a State Superior court judge not to postpone the hearing more than 90 days. Earlier this month, the environmental group, Soundkeeper, filed an affidavit arguing that the court should hear the case, which is […] [Read More]
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BLT introduces new rental building in Harbor Point

Building and Land Technology last week held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with city officials for the completion of its latest residential project, the Beacon, a 24o-unit rental tower that overlooks Long Island Sound. At 21 stories, the building is being marketed as the city’s only luxury waterfront highrise. Rents for 1-bedroom units start at $2,385, 2- […] [Read More]

Martin administration seeks $497K to buy property for police headquarters plan

Two months after unveiling a plan to replace the city’s aging and contaminated police headquarters, the Martin administration is moving closer to purchasing a property that has been targeted as part of a development site for the project. In the second step of a three-step approval process, the Board of Finance last week unanimously approved […] [Read More]

Gateway developer gets more time for office project

The city’s Zoning Board on Monday night granted a one-year extension to Building and Land Technology on its mixed-use project near the train station known as Gateway. Development plans for the 6-acre site on Washington Boulevard, which included two 10-story office buildings and well as a residential building, were approved in 2010. The first phase, […] [Read More]

Environmental group fights Stamford developer over boatyard

As Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology seeks legal closure on its controversial demolition of a South End boatyard, one environmental organization is urging a Superior court judge in Hartford not to delay a hearing on the city’s cease-and-desist order against the company. Soundkeeper, a nonprofit group dedicated to protecting Long Island Sound, last […] [Read More]

Construction resumes Monday on Urban Transitway

Construction is set to resume Monday on the second phase of the Urban Transitway, a $52 million project that will build a four-lane roadway on Myrtle Ave. between Elm St. and East Main St. The goal is to allow a route between the downtown train station and East Side. There will be no parking on […] [Read More]

Stamford agrees on criteria to judge boatyard proposal

As part of an effort to evaluate a developer’s plan to replace and relocate the city’s former working boatyard in the South End, members of the city’s land use boards and the Harbor Management Commission on Monday night agreed on a “scope of work” or set of criteria for a consultant that has been hired […] [Read More]