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Re: Empire Service (New York State)

Postby EuroStar » Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:20 am

NIMBYkiller wrote:Just pointing out that there's plenty of space immediately surrounding Rensselaer station for development. Deck over the parking lots and voila.

There is none in New York though. And decking over anything is not that cheap and is unlikely to pay back given that there is plenty of cheap land around Rensselaer. The only place in the US where it is worth to deck over is NYC. Boston and DC are probably on the margin, but any place else is just not worth the cost.
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Re: Empire Service (New York State)

Postby Greg Moore » Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:52 am

NIMBYkiller wrote:Just pointing out that there's plenty of space immediately surrounding Rensselaer station for development. Deck over the parking lots and voila.

Right now ALB needs more PARKING.

But that said, I think a decent developer could do well to build up some business in that area. CDTA used to (and may still) make a room available (for rent) for business meetings in the station.
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