(Editor's Note: The following is a statement from Chappaqua Crossing owner and developer Summit/Greenfield, on the New Castle Town Board's proposed rezoning of the site's commercial part to allow for grocery use. You can read more about over coverage of the new proposal here).
Summit/Greenfield has followed the Town Board’s discussion of its stated desire to increase the Town’s commercial tax base and simultaneously provide a much neededamenity for the community - a full service grocery store – as reflected in the proposedamendment of the Town’s Zoning Code.
We have reviewed the proposed local law for an Office Park Retail Overlay District and believe that it provides a thoughtful framework for the creation of limited retail uses atthe Chappaqua Crossing site which would be complementary to on-site office, research and residential uses, as well as to the broader Chappaqua community.
Summit/Greenfield has supported in the past, and continues to support, efforts to increase the Town’s commercial tax base, as well as the financial viability of theproperty, and we welcome the Town Board’s stated desire to expand the potential usesat the site.
We plan to make a submission concerning the potential development of retail uses at Chappaqua Crossing and will offer our comments on the proposed Office Park Retail Overlay District.