Nassau agency votes down tax break for Long Beach developers

The Nassau Industrial Development Agency rejected a builder's request for $109 million in tax breaks to build a luxury condo complex off the Long Beach

As News 12 has reported, developer iStar and

As News 12 has reported, developer iStar and contractor E.W. Howell want to build 522 oceanfront apartments and 11,000 square feet of retail space on the property known as Superblock, between Long Beach and Riverside boulevards. (July 28, 2016 10:43 PM)

The Nassau Industrial Development Agency rejected a builder's request for $109 million in tax breaks to build a luxury condo complex off the Long Beach boardwalk.

The decision came down to a 3-2 vote.

The vote sparked protests from union workers outside the Nassau Legislature chambers. The project would have meant hundreds of jobs.

"We just lost a million man hours of work. A complete...

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