Roosevelt Island Gets a Makeover
Revitalization of the retail strip on Main Street, which has already received a $3 million upgrade from a partnership between Related and developer Hudson Cos., also continues. Several new shops were brought in—among them a wine store and an organic grocer—and two more leases could be signed soon, said Hal Shapiro, a broker with Winick Realty Group. A white-tablecloth restaurant and a wine bar with a bakery component have shown interest, he said.
“There are so many new residents here, and everyone wants more services,” Mr. Shapiro said. “Although the retail revamp has been a bit slow, all the new tenants say they are doing well. Each business certainly has a captive audience since there’s no competition.”
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