Construction worker falls to his death at 1 Seaport

A construction worker fell to his death Thursday while working on Fortis Property Group’s condominium project 1 Seaport. Juan Chonillo, 36, of Corona, fell 29 stories at 161 Maiden Lane while pouring concrete, the New York Daily News reported. He died at the scene. Chonillo was wearing a harness, but it wasn’t hooked up. His […]

Fortis scraps affordable housing plans for LICH

After several months of uncertainty and failed negotiations with the city, it looks like Fortis Property Group’s Long Island College Hospital development won’t include affordable housing after all. The company’s president, Joel Kestenbaum, told Politico that Fortis has decided to move forward with an as-of right redevelopment at the Cobble Hill site, saying that the […]