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P&Z Watch: 8-30g Pre-Application for 15 Unit Development Next to Cos Cob School in Site of Flower Shop

Greenwich is subject to CT statute 8-30g because it does not comply with the state requirement to have 10% of its housing stock be “affordable.” It means 8-30g multi family developments do NOT have to comply with local zoning requirements including parking. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Advances Application for Moderate Income, Mixed-Use Development at Former Friendly’s

After being rebuffed in on April 21 on height and bulk of the proposed 22-unit, mixed use, 3-story development submitted under Section 6-110 for moderate income housing at 100 East Putnam Ave in Cos Cob, the applicant made revisions including reducing the height by about 4-1/2 feet. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Real Estate Report: April 3-10, 2020

A few weeks ago, I wrote about New York City residents who will likely want to move out of the city when the Covid-19 health crisis is behind us…I am slowly seeing an increase of people contacting me now who are trying to end their leases early in NYC in order to move to the suburbs ASAP. They want out! Continue Reading →

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I Survived COVID-19: Stamford Man Shares His Story

Taylor Boynton suspects he was one of the first people in Connecticut to be tested for COVID-19. After a BBQ in Cos Cob two weeks ago he developed strange, painful symptoms including no sense of taste. But no one at the BBQ tested positive. Boynton suspects it was travels to Yonkers and New Rochelle in Westchester the previous week were the source of his infection. Continue Reading →

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P&Z Watch: Questions on Fate of Mature Growth Trees Behind Proposed 22-Unit Building at Former Friendly’s

M&T Bank in Cos Cob at 100 East Putnam wants to remain open throughout construction of a mixed use building with 22 apartments including moderate income units, submitted under the town’s 6-110 workforce housing regulation before a moratorium was initiated. The commission has concerns that a stand of old growth trees would be removed at the steep ledge behind the development. Continue Reading →

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