Indian Motorcycle

For all you motorcycle enthusiasts, here is some great news! Gotham Motorcycles will open a 10,000-square-foot showroom at 364 Bay Street within a new 40,000-square-foot commercial complex called Downtown Plaza. The showroom will bring Indian Motorcycles to Staten Island and in return, hopes to benefit from the tourism the N.Y. Wheel and Empire Outlets are promised to generate in the area. To…

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Congratulations to our own Casandra Zappala for receiving the Top Woman in Business Award for her outstanding service to the Staten Island Community.  The award was presented to Ms. Zappala by Anthony Pascale of NY 1, Donna Proske, Executive Director of the Staten Island University Hospital and Victoria Schneps, CEO of Schneps Communications at a star studded event at Nicotra’s Ballroom.  Schneps…

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As a company striving for economic progress, we have some great news to announce! The Staten Island Advance reported about pushing the North shore as a tourist destination. To many tourists, Staten Island is a mysterious place separated from the rest of the boroughs by a body of water. But as development projects are being implemented to prepare for the North Shore’s revitalization, the tourism…

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Casandra Properties is happy to announce a new listing in Staten Island homes for sale. 104 Woods of Arden Road has just been listed by Celia Iervasi.
This 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch is one of the more charming Staten Island homes for sale in Eltingville. This property features a finished basement, skylight in the kitchen and a fenced in backyard with plenty of shade trees.
A fluctuating real estate…

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Nordstrom Inc. has signed a leaser with Empire Outlets, New York City’s first and only retail outlet complex, located on the North Shore of Staten Island. Geevy Thomas, president of Nordstrom Rack, said “We’ve been focused on finding the best locations across New York City.” And Mr. Rack has certainly found it. BFC Partners is the developer of Empire Outlets, a nearly 350,000-square-foot retail…

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If you used the term “over achiever” to describe Mario Minelli, licensed Real Estate Salesperson at Casandra Properties, you would be right on the money.  For the second year in a row, Mario has been named one of Staten Island’s “Top Producers” by the Staten Island Board of Realtors.  In order to achieve that ranking, Mario had to close 17 properties in a twelve month period.  Only about 100 of Staten Island’s more than 2000 real estate sales people are able to lay claim to those numbers.

If you think that is impressive, think about this – Mario obtained his real estate license only 3 years ago.  If he can be a Top Producer 2 out of 3 years…

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Empire Outlets Staten Island

As part our involvement with the projects in North Shore, Staten Island we are excited to announce that Nordstrom Rack will be coming to Staten Island. Seattle based Nordstrom. Inc. announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Empire Outlets. The approximately 34,000 square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2016. The property is being developed by BFC Partners.The newly built, two level Rack…

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Here to keep you updated, Nordstrom Rack has signed a lease at anchor in Empire Outlets in St. George. Geevy Thomas, president of Nordstrom Rack wants his store to be Staten Island’s destination for great brands at great prices. He said in an Staten Island Advance article, “We have been focused on finding the best locations across New York City and are thrilled to have the opportunity to serve…

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celiaStaten Island, New York: Celia Iervasi, a recent inductee into the Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) Hall of Fame has joined Casandra Properties as a member of their Real Estate division.

Ms. Iervasi, who is an Associate Broker, has been selling real estate for the past 14 years.  Over the last ten years, Ms. Iervasi sold nearly $110 million dollars worth of real estate making her a SIBOR Top Producer for 10 years in a row and earning her a place in their prestigious Hall of Fame.

Ms. Iervasi recently made the move to Casandra Properties because she wanted to expand her reach into the North Shore of Staten Island and Brooklyn.

“I am thrilled to be working with James Prendamano, John Pitera and all the terrific men and women at Casandra…

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Real Estate Tip: Housing Needs

Like the video shows, your home should fit the way you live, with spaces and features that appeal to the whole family.

Before you begin looking at homes make a list of your priorities – things like location and size.

  • Should the house be close to certain schools? your job? to public transportation?
  • How large should the house be?
  • What type of lot do you prefer?
  • What kinds of amenities are…

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