CRAIN'S --City moves forward on Hunter's Point South

The de Blasio administration took steps to advance a 30-acre, Bloomberg-era project on the Long Island City, Queens, waterfront that will eventually be home to 5,000 units of housing.

The de Blasio administration took the first steps last week to furthering a 30-acre, Bloomberg-era economic development project on the Long Island City, Queens, waterfront known as Hunter's Point South that will eventually be home to up to 5,000 units of housing.

The city is moving forward with a nearly $100 million construction project to build both a new waterfront park and a series of roads, water mains and sewer lines that will eventually support the final buildings of the initiative. On Friday, the city's Economic Development Corp. issued a request for proposals for part of the job.

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