Long Island

Densen and Mayor of Island Assocs. broker $450,000 sale

East Islip NY Lawrence Densen and Chris Mayor of Island Associates Real Estate Smithtown NY have completed the $450,000 sale of a stand-alone office building. The property, located at 248 Montauk Hwy., was sold by Gibson & Godiva Inc. to AmeriKen Pools Inc.  A  pool servicing company specializing in swimming pool openings/closings, power vacuuming, weekly service, saltwater conversions, equipment installations and repairs.

Gottlieb of Schuckman Realty brokers two leases: 3,320 s/f

Plainview, NY Schuckman Realty has facilitated the leasing of restaurant space at 1056 Old Country Rd. to Japan Express. Edward Gottlieb, CRX, CLS of Schuckman Realty represented the landlord in a 10-year lease for 1,450 s/f in the Morton Village Shopping Center. Japan Express offers Japanese cuisine for dine-in and take out. Located next to the new Lidl Food Market, Japan Express is one of several new tenants expected to open in the Morton Village Shopping Center this year.

Hunt of Hunt Corporate represents Anton Cerrone Assocs. for 3,578 s/f

Plainview, NY According to Hunt Corporate Services, Inc., Long Island Pediatric Neurology has leased 3,578 s/f of office space at 185 Express St. David Hunt represented the landlord, Anton Cerrone Associates.  “This suite was custom modified to meet the needs of this neurological practice, including exam, testing, and office administration areas,” said Hunt. “In addition, the tenant had a very tight time constraint, which the landlord was able to accommodate. The building is now 100% leased.”

Long Island Regional Planning Council releases results of two economic development surveys

Syosset, NY As Long Island businesses continue to struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic—combined with an increasingly challenged brick-and-mortar retail sector prior to the pandemic—land use across Nassau and Suffolk counties could be altered significantly during the post-COVID-19 economy, according to a new study. Meanwhile, the Incorporated Village of Farmingdale has gone through a renaissance over the past decade and serves as a model for future downtown revitalizations across Long Island, a new study finds.

Patchogue VFW #2913 gets new heat and air conditioning system courtesy of Local Steamfitters #638

Patchogue, NY A fleet of trucks bearing a team of technicians and project manager from a local heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) company arrived at VFW Post #2913 on September 22nd.  They and a company co-owner met with VFW members and commander; senator Monica Martinez; president of the Building and Trades Council; and a representative from Steamfitters Local Union #638.

Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP reorganizes leadership roles

Uniondale, NY Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP (FDT), a premier full-service law firm, acclaimed for its client service and quality representation, has made the following management reorganization: • Jeffrey Forchelli, chairman of the firm and co-managing partner; • John Terrana, co-managing partner; and • Judy Simoncic, deputy managing partner.  Forchelli founded the firm in 1976 and has served as managing partner since its inception.

Watson joins Cino Ltd. as dir. of business development

Coram, NY Cino Ltd., a full-service risk management, cyber security and training resource, hired Rodney Watson as director of business development. Watson, a former running back for the Cincinnati Bengals and prominent professional motivational personality, will head up Cino’s business development team across its cyber security, financial services and training divisions. He brings three decades of sales and account management experience in financial and information technology services to his new role.

Cronin of Certilman Balin named chair of Tax Certiorari Committee of Nassau County Bar Assoc.

East Meadow, NY Richard Cronin, a partner in the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Law Practice Group at Certilman Balin, was named the chairperson of the Tax Certiorari Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. He represents owners of various types of commercial property in real estate tax review proceedings throughout the state of New York. His thorough knowledge of Nassau County’s tax lien laws has helped property owners in Nassau to obtain further reductions in real estate taxes.

P.W. Grosser Consulting, Inc. welcomes Morrow

Bohemia, NY To meet increasing demand for its expanding SEQRA division, P.W. Grosser Consulting, Inc. (PWGC) has hired Rebecca Morrow, CFM. Morrow will work in association with PWGC’s newly established NYS Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) Division, which is led by PWGC vice president Kim Gennaro-Oancea, MS, AICP. She joins a PWGC team that is growing to meet client demand for SEQRA-related consulting services that includes the development of Draft and Final Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessment Forms.

Schuckman hires Schertz

Rockville Centre, NY Schuckman Realty welcomed Sam Schertz to their investment sales team. Schertz focuses on the sale of investment properties in the multifamily, mixed-use, retail and development sectors. Schertz will continue to assist the growth of the Schuckman Realty’s Investment Sales Team. Prior, Schertz was an associate director at Avison Young where he focused on the sale and disposition of multifamily and mixed-use assets in the boroughs of NYC.