Downtown Commercial Redevelopment 2016

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Baywater Corbin Announces It’s Filed a New Proposal for Downtown Darien Project

Tall apartment building Corbin Post Baywater 9-7-16
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Baywater Corbin Partners has reapplied for zoning approval to redevelop the Corbin Drive/Post Road/I-95 tract of land downtown, this time lowering the proposed height of its tallest building to 69 feet, with five stories. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Genovese: P&Z Limit on Corbin/Post Building Heights May Make Project ‘Impossible’

Market Lane 6-1-16
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UPDATE: 4:36 p.m., Wednesday, modified at 10:48 p.m.:

The intention of Planning & Zoning Commission members to limit building heights for the proposed Corbin/Post Road redevelopment “would render it impossible for us to finance the project,” according to a post on the developer’s Facebook page. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Business Owners Give Support for Downtown Redevelopment Plan, Say Darien Needs to Compete

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Some of the support for the massive downtown Darien redevelopment proposal between Corbin Drive, the Post Road and the highway is coming from businesspeople who worry that the downtown businesses district, for whatever reason, may be losing its competitive edge. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Only ‘Retail’ Side of Post Office in Latest Downtown Redevelopment Proposal

Corbin Post Road Corner 6-1-16
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The Corbin Drive/Post Road redevelopment proposal would not include the back-office operations of the present Darien Post Office — just the public, front-end “retail” side of it in a 2,500-square-foot space, the Planning & Zoning Commission was told Tuesday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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