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Developers seek to rezone industrial park to build apartments

By: 
Nicholas Spangler
Publication: 
Newsday
Apr
13
2020

Smithtown officials will propose zoning changes to encourage construction of as many as 1,000 apartments in the Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge, Smithtown Supervisor Edward Wehrheim said.

The rezoning, which the town council is scheduled to take up at a future public hearing, would enable mixed-use development on a far larger scale than Smithtown officials have previously contemplated. Apartments, commercial and office space along with resident- or shopper-friendly amenities would also mark a departure for the Innovation Park, an industrial center for 40 years now being repositioned by its stakeholders for a changed Long Island economy. Read more at Newsday