State DOT postpones presentation in Stamford

City land use officials and other stakeholders will have to wait longer still to hear from state Department of Transportation Commission James Redeker. Redeker had been scheduled to speak before the Zoning and Planning boards on Jan. 27 about its controversial $500 million redevelopment of the city’s downtown transportation hub. Last week, however, the city’s […] [Read More]

Stamford Planning Board set to reconsider surgery center

A plan to permit an outpatient surgery center in an office park near High Ridge Road is set to go back to the city’s Planning Board. Commercial property owner George Comfort & Sons is seeking a zone change to make way for a 14,000-square-foot surgical center in High Ridge Park that would be run by […] [Read More]
Categories: Planning, The Ridges, Zoning

Zoning Board to revisit proposed medical facility on Turn of River

A plan to introduce a surgery center/out patient facility at High Ridge Park, a corporate office park on Turn of River Road, will be reviewed by Zoning Board on Monday during a public hearing. In September, the board denied the application by the office park owner George Comfort & Sons to amend the zoning for […] [Read More]
Categories: City hall, Health, Zoning

Controversial High Ridge project hit with zoning appeal

A High Ridge property owner has filed an appeal of the Zoning Board’s decision last month to approve changes to a controversial plan to built a housing development and day care along High Ridge Road. Nagi Osta, the developer who also runs a jewelry store adjacent to the site, was given the go-ahead to build […] [Read More]

Zoning proposal for Stamford train station set for public hearing on Monday

After being postponed on Oct. 27 because of a legal objection, a proposal to create a special zoning requirement for development around the city’s train station is set to have a public hearing Monday. The proposed zoning amendment, which was authored by the Zoning Board, is an attempt to exert influence on the redevelopment of […] [Read More]

Stamford Zoning Board approves changes to High Ridge project

Update 3:09: Nagi Osta just emailed me the following statement: “We have been a part of the Stamford community for many years. We will continue to  work  to enhance and keep the neighborhood safe.” Despite protests from residents, a developer’s proposal to change plans to a nearly completed housing development and day care on High […] [Read More]

In response to protests, High Ridge developer changes plan

Nagi Osta, a businessman who has built a housing and day care complex on High Ridge Road next to his jewelry store, on Thursday withdrew a request to insert a driveway on Bradley Place. In an email addressed to The Advocate as well as David Killeen, an associate planner in the city’s land use bureau, […] [Read More]

Former Stamford mayor seeks to develop housing in Springdale

Former city mayor Michael Pavia has returned to his real estate roots. Pavia, who had been an established small developer in Stamford, is said to be part of a group that is seeking to redevelop 965 Hope St. The application calls for turning the office building into a mixed-use development with 14 residential units and […] [Read More]
Categories: Springdale, Zoning

High Ridge housing and day care plan back in spotlight

In what is expected to be a heated public hearing before the Zoning Board Monday night, a developer of a residential complex and day care on High Ridge Road is seeking to amend his original plan for the 17 condos which was narrowly approved in 2011. Among the requests is to add two additional units […] [Read More]
Categories: The Ridges, Zoning
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Harbor Point developer proposes new boatyard plan

Harbor Point developer Building and Land Technology has filed zoning applications to build a new boatyard as well as a housing development in Waterside at 28 Southfield Ave. The proposal, which was presented to The Advocate by BLT officials on Monday, comes about a year after the developer withdrew an application to construct a boatyard […] [Read More]