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If you are like most Staten Islander’s you’ve probably taken a trip down to the Jersey Shore on a hot summer day. One of the most popular shore destinations for Islanders to visit is Long Branch, New Jersey. It’s closer than other towns like Seaside, and features the stunning gem known as Pier Village. The village includes apartments, restaurants, boutiques, beach clubs, and hotels all steps from the beautiful beach. Spending an afternoon in a place like Pier Village can make you wonder why the prime beach space surrounding Staten Island is so underutilized.  Thankfully, some Great Kills residents and business owners are looking to change that.             

Development of the area may still be in the “idea” stage, but it’s easy to envision its

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Developers continue to see the value that Staten Island holds. The most recent acqusition comes in the form of a 676 acre plot of land in the Bloomfield section. Originally set to house a Nascar arena, the property has been sold to a Staten Island Marine Development firm which plans to repair the site for industiral use. After being in limbo for years, residents are looking forward to discovering how this project will translate into job growth and economic development. 

The area has undergone some maintainence since its purchase, mainly cleanup of debris from last years Super Storm Sandy in compliance with the Emergency Watershed Protection progam. The EWP was created by Congress to remedy any damage caused by natural disaters. To further satisfy the

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Every week, Gillani Homes will share a featured listing right here on our blog. Each listing has its own distinct personality and features that vary from home to home. As a prospective buyer it is most important to find the right home that fits your needs and checks off all the boxes on your list. Between size, neighborhood, finishings, proximity to transportation, and more the task of finding the right home can be daunting. Luckily, here at Gillani Homes we have a diverse selection of homes for sale on Staten Island that are bound to make your search a rewarding one!

This week's featured home is 62 Kingsbridge Avenue. Located in Bullshead, this home is in a key area for an easy commute. It's just a short drive to the Staten Island expressway where the

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It's been over a year since the devestating Superstorm Sandy hit our Staten Island shores. while much progess has been made to rebuild, many homeowners throughout the beach communities have not been able to return to their homes. Thankfully, state buyout plans are currently expanding to additional neighborhoods. With previous success in areas like Oakwood Beach, it is the state's intention to buyout additional storm dagamed, flood zoned areas so that they may return to nature.

The most recent extention of the program is in Ocean Breeze. From Naughton to Seaview Avenue, and Quincy to Oceanside Avenue, rougly 129 homes are eligible for the program. Homeowners looking to opt-in to the buyout can expect full pre-storm value for their properites. Typically

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