Plainview Named One Of The Best Places To Live In America

PLAINVIEW, NY — Plainview is the only Long Island community — and one of only two in all of New York — that was recently named one of the Top 50 Places to Live by Money Magazine.The annual list compiled by Money Magazine features communities that have great schools, good healthcare and jobs for residents. […]

Showcase Of Homes Marks 25th Anniversary, Returns To In-Person Event This October

The Saratoga Showcase of Homes is back this fall, celebrating its 25th year, and executive director Barry Potoker said it will not disappoint. With a lineup of some of the area’s high-end homes, Potoker said it’s the perfect event to get people out to enjoy all that Saratoga has to offer. The 2021 Saratoga Showcase […]

Chapel Hill land for 130-acre mixed-use community nets $7.25M from New York developer

Plans for a massive mixed-use development proposed in Chapel Hill appear to be moving ahead after the developers closed on the site this week. The Beechwood Organization of Long Island, New York, has paid $7.25 million for a 130-acre site slated for a mixed-use community called South Creek by Beechwood. The seller, Obey Creek Ventures […]

Beechwood plans to expand community solar power initiative

The Beechwood Organization, Long Island’s most prolific multifamily home builder, is planning to expand its community solar energy program. Beechwood became the area’s first residential developer to offer discounted power to a handful of its tenants and homeowners in January, when it launched a community solar pilot program. The company contracted Farmingdale-based EmPower Solar to […]

Transforming Rip Van Dam and The Adelphi into a five-star Resort in Saratoga Springs

Transforming Rip Van Dam and The Adelphi, in Saratoga Springs are the focus of a new redevelopement to unify the hotels into one large five-star Resort in Saratoga Springs.The real estate developers and thoroughbred racehorse owners, Michael Dubb and Larry Roth recently gained the city’s approval to begin their $50 million five-star Resort in Saratoga […]

Saratoga Springs approves $50 million downtown hotel and apartment project

Real estate developers Michael Dubb and Larry Roth won approval Thursday night for their $50 million Adelphi hotel and apartment project in the center of downtown Saratoga Springs.The 200,000-square-foot development would transform the Adelphi Hotel and neighboring former Rip Van Dam hotel on Broadway into a resort with concierge services, massages, a ballroom and a […]

NYREJ & Beechwood recognizes Wang with ceremony at Country Pointe

The main entrance roadway to Country Pointe is named Charles B. Wang Blvd. in recognition of Wang’s vision which laid the groundwork for Beechwood to develop the 143-acre Country Pointe, where Long Island residents continue to live, work, shop and play in the Town of Oyster Bay. Guests of honor Nancy Li and Cameron Wang, […]

NYREJ & Beechwood recognizes Wang with ceremony at Country Pointe

The main entrance roadway to Country Pointe is named Charles B. Wang Blvd. in recognition of Wang’s vision which laid the groundwork for Beechwood to develop the 143-acre Country Pointe, where Long Island residents continue to live, work, shop and play in the Town of Oyster Bay. Guests of honor Nancy Li and Cameron Wang, […]

Huntington’s popular brunch spot ‘The Shed’ expanding to Plainview this summer

The Shed’s latest location will be opening in Country Pointe Plainview, a condominium community created by father-and-son duo Michael and Steve Dubb. “These guys are the best,” said Tunney, who also owns Besito Mexican restaurants and Ballo Italian. “It makes it a fun deal to do.” Between the 4,000-square-foot interior space and outdoor area, the […]

New York developer eyes Chapel Hill for 128-acre mixed-use community

A New York-based developer is making its entrance into the Triangle with a big mixed-use development in Chapel Hill. Earlier this month, The Beechwood Organization out of Long Island began talks with the Town of Chapel Hill for a project called South Creek. The development calls for hundreds of new units geared toward senior living […]

Juniper at The Vanderbilt opens in Westbury

Everyone obsesses over the cooking and the vibe and the décor and the service, but restaurant names make and break establishments more often than you might think, and selecting one often involves nervous meetings between restaurateurs and their backers. As managing partner of Civetta Hospitality, James Mallios has participated in his share of these tedious […]

A Look At The Latch Southampton Village

The Beechwood Organization has nearly completed the 19 luxury condominium homes plus the single-family Terry Cottage at The Latch Southampton Village. Since breaking ground one year ago, four designer-decorated houses opened for viewing on May 15. The first occupancy at The Latch is set for June and nearly half the homes have sold off floor […]

Beechwood submits residential development proposals in Charlotte, Chapel Hill

The Beechwood Organization is increasing its footprint to the Carolinas, starting with new residential proposals in Charlotte and Chapel Hill. The two current residential development proposals from Beechwood include South Creek in Chapel Hill and Ferncliff in the Cotswold area of Charlotte. “Our homebuyers may be buying their first family home or moving up to […]

The Latch Southampton Village To Begin Townhouse Showings

In-person showings begin this month at The Latch Southampton Village, a 20-unit community — 15 townhouses, four villas and one single-family home — on the 5-acre former Village Latch Inn property on Hill Street. Nine units have already sold since preconstruction sales began last June, and now that construction is nearly complete, four designer-decorated model […]

17 Restaurants Where New Yorkers Can Make Up for Lost Time

Restaurants on the Rockaway Peninsula are generally divided into longstanding taverns lighted by neon beer logos where locals in baseball caps talk about boats, and scruffy new establishments where day trippers in board shorts talk about coffee grinders. Bar Marseille is something else, a vaguely Provençal date-night venue at the foot of a high-end apartment […]

2021 Ones to Watch: Steven Dubb, The Beechwood Organization

What recent project, transaction or accomplishment are you most proud of? Steven Dubb: “The Latch Southampton Village. In 2016, we bought the historic Village Latch Inn. From 2017-2019, during the application process to convert the 67-unit lodging on 5-acres to a 20-home luxury condo community, we operated it as The Latch Pop-Up Inn. In 2020, […]

$50M restoration would link two luxury hotels in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Two thoroughbred racehorse owners are joining in a $50 million proposed project to link the city’s two historic hotels – the Rip Van Dam and The Adelphi – into one large luxury lodge. Michael Dubb, founder of Beechwood Homes, said he is partnering with The Adelphi Hotel owner Larry Roth in the […]

Owners of new or extensively renovated homes in Nassau get tax relief in state budget

Owners of new or extensively renovated homes in Nassau County could spread out up to $750,000 in new valuation over eight years under a tax relief legislation approved this week in the State Legislature. Under Nassau’s first countywide reassessment in a decade, homeowners can phase-in valuation changes — up or down — over five years. […]

The Latch Southampton Village: Reenvisioned and Remastered

As the legendary Stanford White’s storied life recedes further into American myth, his architectural design remains relevant for houses on Long Island’s East End, and a draw to buyers, from stately village homes in Southampton to the Montauk Association Historic District Houses. Known for his shingled mansions designed at McKim, Mead & White for industrialists […]

Developers Team Up For Saratoga ‘Crown Jewel’ Project

Two racehorse owners want to transform one of the most prominent corners in downtown Saratoga Springs into a resort with concierge services, massages, a ballroom and a restaurant serving 20-ounce, dry-aged porterhouse steaks. Beechwood Homes founder Michael Dubb is partnering with Larry Roth, former owner of one of the world’s largest eye care companies, on […]

New childcare center serving Saratoga backstretch community to open summer 2021

Faith’s House to provide childcare and early childhood education programs for the children of backstretch families SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – The Belmont Child Care Association, Inc. (BCCA) today announced that its new childcare center serving families and children of the backstretch community at Saratoga Race Course is scheduled to open in summer 2021. The 4,300-square-foot […]

LI’s new luxury condos: Bigger, cozier, pricier

Annie Chen and her husband, Tim, know how tough and time-consuming it is to maintain a home from watching their parents. The busy millennials wanted none of that when they were planning to move from Queens — but they did want a place large enough to start a family. So, they decided on a $629,000 […]

History Meets Modern Living at The Latch in Southampton

Imagine living in a property originally designed by the legendary architect Stanford White, but with all the modern amenities one comes to expect from the Hamptons. Beechwood Homes’ new turn-key condominium development, The Latch Southampton Village, offers luxurious living on historic grounds. Steven Dubb of Beechwood Homes discusses the incredible new development. What is the […]

High-End Community Living at Country Pointe Meadows

Steven Dubb, principal at The Beechwood Organization, talks about the new Yaphank development Country Pointe Meadows and why it’s a great fit for homeowners looking for a high-end community with close proximity to the East End, how the group is handling social distancing and more. Tell us about the development of Country Pointe Meadows and […]

2 new condo complexes coming up in East Meadow

Sales for two new condominium complexes from the Beechwood Organization are underway in East Meadow, with one-third of one of those communities already sold in pre-construction phase. Prices for units in both complexes start at around $619,000. Meadowbrook Pointe Gardens, on the site of the former Oberle’s Florist and Greenhouses, is now available as pre-construction […]

A Gilded Phase

Despite the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, home sales for the wealthy this summer haven’t missed a beat. As those with means are spending more time at home than ever before, luxury home builders and interior designers have had a busy summer. “I think COVID has played into the current boom in the […]

Hamptons Home Sales Continue to Surge

New signed contracts for single-family homes in the Hamptons in August more than doubled from a year ago. In late March, Elizabeth Manko was in the midst of renovating her two-bedroom condo across from Lincoln Center when the pandemic shuttered Manhattan. “My apartment was literally pulled apart,” she recalled, and the sublease she was living […]

East Meadow boasts good food, fun, and high-achieving schools

If you’re looking for all the good stuff — quality food, fun and high-achieving schools — East Meadow has it all. That’s how businessman Jim Skinner, past president of the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce, sees it. “Eisenhower Park, in particular, has three golf courses and an Olympic-size swimming pool that’s among the largest in […]

Horse owner Michael Dubb leads charge in child care for backstretch workers

As the Runhappy Travers Stakes contenders get ready to race for glory this weekend, prominent horse owner Michael Dubb and the Belmont Child Care Association (BCCA) is “Racing for the Children”. Their week-long virtual party kicked off Monday at noon, and will run through Sunday, Aug. 9, with all the proceeds going toward their mission […]

Dubb’s Lasting Saratoga Legacy

Seven-time Saratoga leading owner Michael Dubb is the founder of The Beechwood Organization, Long Island’s largest homebuilder which he operates with his son Steven. Dubb prides himself on attention to detail and building houses that feel like homes. Dubb, much like how he manages his highly successful racing stable, is on-site and hands-on in his […]

Thoroughbred owner, builder planning 53 high-end homes near Saratoga Race Course

Long Island home builder and leading thoroughbred racehorse owner Michael Dubb plans to construct 53 upscale homes near Saratoga Race Course. Dubb and Beechwood Organization of Jericho on Tuesday released details of a plan to build $850,000 to $2 million-plus homes in the Oak Ridge Development off Meadowbrook and Dyer Switch roads, 2.6 miles east […]

Group selling luxury condos at Southampton’s historic Village Latch Inn

The Beechwood Organization has launched sales for its condominium development at the site of the historic Village Latch Inn in Southampton. Latch Southampton Village includes 20 new homes and a handful of units have been made available to buy based on floor plans. Prices range from $1.75 million for villa residences to $5 million for […]

Top Saratoga racehorse owner is betting big on upscale Saratoga housing subdivision

Seven-time leading owner at Saratoga Race Course Michael Dubb and his Long Island home building company are making a big bet on an upscale subdivision in Saratoga Springs. Dubb, founder and chief executive of The Beechwood Organization in Jericho, is under contract to buy 48 lots in the Oak Ridge neighborhood less than three miles […]

Beechwood Unveils The Latch Condominiums For Preconstruction Sales

Preconstruction sales began this week for The Latch Southampton Village, a 20-unit condominium community on the former Village Latch Inn property. Also this week, the main building on the site, which is 5 acres on the north side of Hill Street, was lifted so a top-to-bottom renovation could begin. That building is one of two […]

Sales start at historic Southampton condo project

The Beechwood Organization has begun pre-construction sales at its newest condominium community in Southampton. The condos, which range in price from $1.75 million to $5 million, are being built on the former site of the Village Latch Inn at 101 Hill St. in Southampton Village. Jericho-based Beechwood purchased the 5.24-acre property for $23 million in […]

LI’s 55-plus communities find ways to tackle pandemic, stay upbeat

Lorraine Pizzo lived in a single-family home in Westbury for more than 40 years before moving to Country Pointe Meadows, a community for older adults in Yaphank. Despite the coronavirus pandemic closing the complex’s clubhouse until further notice, the 72-year-old said her social life remains active, and she still believes that moving to the community, […]

Choosing a 55+ Community: Questions You Should Ask Before You Buy or Rent

On Long Island, 55-and-over communities continue to grow in popularity, offering residents a wide range of amenities and freedom from the time-consuming upkeep of the homes where they raised families. We asked representatives of some of these communities in Nassau and Suffolk to share the five most frequently asked questions they get from prospective buyers […]

Long Island Living: How to Choose a 55+ Community

MOVING FROM A private home to a 55-plus community is sometimes referred to as “downsizing.” But Michael Dubb, founder and CEO of the Beechwood Organization of Jericho, prefers to call this kind of move “rightsizing.” Rightsizing, he says, is when you’re ready to get rid of the big home – the stairs, the maintenance, yard […]

Country Pointe communities featured in “The golden years: 1 in 3 senior households has income of $100,000-plus, LI data show” (Excerpt)

For many gray-haired Long Islanders, the golden years are more rock ‘n’ roll than rocking chairs. Affluent and active senior citizens are buying Corvettes, filling concert halls, shopping for jewelry and booking vacations. Their numbers are growing, and businesses are taking notice. Consider the data: 34% of Nassau County householders 65 plus and 28% of […]

Country Pointe Meadows in Yaphank Allows Boomers To Retire in Style

After putting his three kids through college, credit card industry veteran Mike Turano no longer had a need for his big custom-built Stony Brook home, so he started eyeing a move down south. But before he and his wife packed up and left New York, they stumbled upon Country Pointe Meadows in Yaphank, a luxurious […]

King Fish Oyster Bar & Restaurant’s New Sophisticated Cocktail: The Vanderbilt

A cocktail should aim to not only play with taste buds through the rhythmic dancing of flavors but to also enhance the experience of its immediate surroundings. Following this approach, mixologists at Kingfish Oyster Bar & Restaurant in Westbury were inspired by their locale when concocting one of the more sophisticated cocktails on its menu. […]

Long Island leads the state in electric vehicle use, report says

Long Island leads the state in its electric vehicle use, according to a new report. Of the 42,529 all-electric and electric hybrid vehicles registered in the state as of June, 30 percent were on Long Island, according to a report released this week by Drive Electric Long Island, a coalition of electric vehicle stakeholders. The […]

Sun, Sea & Real Estate

People are relocating here from Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, and even further afield as the Rockaway renaissance gets into full swing. Yes, the long-awaited revitalization is coming and with it, new neighbors are arriving for better or worse. With the stunning beach views, a stellar ferry service, and stylish restaurants to boot, it’s no surprise […]

These Long Islanders are empty nesting, and loving it

For some Long Islanders, an empty nest means downsizing to a smaller, more manageable space. For others, it means moving to a place where you will no longer have to worry about climbing stairs or doing yard work. A few even make the bold move to upgrade by finally building what they describe as their […]

Are Surfer Cafes and Green Markets What a Working-Class Beach Neighborhood Needs?

Sleepy Arverne is attracting entrepreneurs from its neighbor to the west, Rockaway Beach. As gentrification there continues, the community adjusts to the spotlight. You will smell it before you see it. Goody’s, a 30-year-old West Indian restaurant known for its oxtail and jerk chicken, brims with locals, many of Caribbean descent with discerning palates. It […]

Brooklynites fleeing high rents settle in the beachy Rockaways

For decades, the Rockaways has been hyped to the hilt for its distinct summer scene, which has consistently appealed to throngs of sun-loving day trippers craving a bit of beachside revelry along the area’s 5½-mile boardwalk. Now the southwest Queens ’hood is seeing a surge in folks who call the Rockaways home year-round, thanks in […]

Townhouse Living: Beechwood Homes Creates New Lifestyles For Residents

In today’s day and age, there is no longer a stigma when it comes to apartment, condo and townhouse living. Quite the opposite, actually. Michael Dubb is the CEO and founder of Beechwood Homes, a building organization that holds the title of Long Island’s largest homebuilder and developer of sophisticated lifestyle communities. The company, which […]

Country Pointe Shops’ retail offerings to range from pizza to Pilates

The 118,450 square feet of retail space at Country Pointe Plainview is 90 percent leased, the developer says. If you’ve driven by the new Country Pointe Plainview mixed-use development lately, you’ve likely seen more foot traffic as the residential and retail project takes shape. Most of the space in the $45 million retail portion of the development now has […]

Michael Dubb making a difference on and off the track

On Sunday afternoon at Saratoga Race Course, Michael Dubb stood in the winner’s circle. He’d just watched his 3-year-old filly Monomoy Girl, owned in partnership with Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group, and Bethlehem Stables, impressively win the Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks, his fourth Grade 1 Saratoga win, the first three coming in the […]

A Daycare Center on the Belmont Park Grounds

More than 7,000 homes across New York have been built under the leadership of Michael Dubb. Entering 2018, his real estate firm Beechwood Homes had 3.9 million square feet of luxury developments in progress across Long Island. Yet his most treasured construction is a humble building on the backstretch of Belmont racetrack, one that could […]

A community helps treasured Plainview hardware store make move

The owners say the move to a space twice as big represents a win for small business in an era when local stores struggle to compete with corporate chains and online retailers. Dan Naftol has been shopping at Trio Hardware in Plainview for 30 years, dropping in once or twice a week to buy nuts […]

Luxury Westbury apartment complex 50% leased

The Vanderbilt features rents from $3,500 to $8,000, and amenities such as a fitness studio, library, dog park, swimming pool and restaurant. Apartments at The Vanderbilt, a luxury rental complex opening this month in Westbury with monthly rents topping out at $8,000, are more than 50 percent leased, the developer said. Steven Dubb, principal at […]

Luxe Living – The Vanderbilt

In a departure from its familiar for-sale multifamily communities, the Beechwood Organization debuts a unique $120 million rental development this month. The Vanderbilt, billed as Long Island’s first combination luxury apartment and extended-stay hotel project, brings 178 high-end rental residences and 17 hotel suites to a 4.8-acre site next to Beechwood’s sprawling 720-home Meadowbrook Pointe […]

Resort Style Living for Graying Boomers

Developed as a place to raise a family, Long Island — like many other suburban areas that grew and thrived in post-World War II America — is graying. While new communities on the island were built for baby boomers back when they were babies, the latest wave of new development — country club-style living in […]

Long Island Builders Institute Honors Beechwood Homes with 2017 LIBI Awards

The Beechwood Organization, the leading builder of residential homes on Long Island and one of the largest in New York State, was honored by the Long Island Builders Institute on November 8, 2017 with six awards for outstanding achievement in the development and construction of housing on Long Island. These include the top LIBI honor, […]

LI developers spend millions to protect from future storms

Long Island developers are making multimillion-dollar investments to protect new projects — waterfront and inland alike — from rising sea levels and the risk of major storms. In Glen Cove, RXR Realty said it is raising the ground level of its 56-acre waterfront development, Garvies Point, by 6 to 10 feet. The effort required enough […]

Country Pointe Project Takes Shape

Plainview favorite Trio Hardware announced it will move down the road to the Country Pointe development. The changing landscape of the Plainview-Old Bethpage area near Old Country and Round Swamp roads signals the impending arrival of Country Pointe Plainview, a sprawling project with age-specific housing, along with retail, a clubhouse, trails and more. Grounds that […]

Sales begin at Yaphank condo development

Sales are underway for a new 400-residence condominium community in Yaphank. Called Country Pointe Meadows, the development from Jericho-based Beechwood Organization is the for-sale housing component of The Boulevard, a planned mixed-use project on the 322-acre former site of Yaphank’s Parr Meadows Racetrack. Country Pointe Meadows has 320 homes reserved for people aged 55 and […]

Marina Pointe condos begin selling in East Rockaway, Oceanside

About one-third of Marina Pointe’s 84 condominiums under construction on the border of East Rockaway and Oceanside are already under contract, according to Lou Nicosia, the sales manager of Marina Pointe. Residents are expected to be able to move into select buildings in January, and will enjoy all of Marina Pointe’s amenities when construction is […]

Historic inn to open for the summer, but owners eye condo conversion

A historic Southampton hotel will open as a “pop-up” inn in time for Memorial Day weekend, but its new owners are eyeing converting it to luxury condominiums after the summer season. The Latch Pop-up Inn, housed in the former Village Latch Inn, a 67-room hotel built at the turn of the last century, will offer […]

East End lures baby boomers year-round

The East End is luring a small but hardy group of baby boomers who are moving there year-round, drawn by the region’s proximity to New York City, its offseason serenity, cultural activities and relatively low property taxes that help offset high home prices. Some newcomers start as summer vacationers and eventually move to their East […]

Bishops Pond in Southampton only has two homes left for sale

Grab ‘em while they’re hot Beechwood Homes has finished building Bishops Pond, a collection of townhouses and single-level villas. The development boasts liveable, Hamptons-style homes that are good for both full-time residence and weekend escapes to the East End. The community has homes between three and five bedrooms, at 3,000-5,000 square feet. The clubhouse features […]

The smartest New Yorkers winter in the Hamptons

Roads are nearly free of cars and the links lay quiet. By the ocean, lone figures walk beautiful stretches of deserted beach. Trendy restaurants have tables ready for patrons without reservations. This is winter in the Hamptons and, perhaps not surprisingly, it’s starting to grow in popularity. Many retailers and eateries are now staying open, […]

The New Suburbia: More Urban

Some suburbs around New York City are becoming decidedly less suburban, as new apartment buildings and condominium communities close to mass transit help expand the downtowns of these villages and towns. Multifamily housing is also popping up near highways and main thoroughfares. Young professionals seeking more space than they can afford in Manhattan or Brooklyn, […]

Michael Dubb Inducted to Long Island Builders Institute Hall Of Fame

Michael Dubb, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Beechwood Organization, the leading builder of residential homes on Long Island and one of the largest in New York State, was inducted to the Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI) Hall of Fame on Wednesday, November 9. “Michael Dubb truly represents all that success and ‘paying forward’ stand […]

Reimagining Real Estate On Long Island with Steven Dubb

STEVEN DUBB IS REIMAGINING real estate on Long Island. As the principal at The Beechwood Organization, Dubb is the man behind the company’s grandest and most desirable housing developments. But his one criterion is an ever-changing one: to meet Long Island’s diverse and constantly evolving housing needs. His vision is shaped around the challenges unique […]

Stars & Stripes festival attracts hundreds

Under warm sunny skies and slightly cloudy and breezy evenings, the Village of East Rockaway held its annual Stars & Stripes festival last weekend. Residents and neighbors from nearby communities flocked to the waterfront area of the village, taking full advantage of the rides, games of chance, entertainment, food, and a spectacular fireworks display on […]

LI Developer Wins 3rd Straight Racing Owner Title

While he heads one of Long Island’s most prolific homebuilding companies for his day job, Michael Dubb’s mane passion is earning him plenty of accolades. A principal of Jericho-based Beechwood Organization, Dubb won the racing owner’s title for the 2016 meet at Saratoga Race Course last weekend, the third year in a row he has […]

Beechwood Doubles Down

The father-and-son duo of Michael and Steven Dubb have built the largest residential housing development firm on Long Island. Michael Dubb, the founder and CEO of the Beechwood Organization — the largest developer of residential housing on Long Island — aspired to become a builder at an early age. Born 60 years ago in East […]

Steven Dubb Building Hamptons Luxury

Leaving his footprint with a record-breaking, multimillion-dollar condominium development, Steven Dubb has paved the way for a new market in luxury home development in the Hamptons. As a principal at The Beechwood Organization leading projects for the Hamptons and the North Fork of Long Island, Dubb, at 30, is working with his father, Michael Dubb, […]

The New Urban Condo Wave

Beechwood Organization Principal Steven Dubb interview with The Real Deal’s Long Island Market Report on the “New Urban Condo Wave.” Included are current and future developments, Meadowbrook Pointe Westbury and Marina Pointe East Rockaway, respectively.

Beechwood starts 94-home project in Ridge

Jericho-based Beechwood Organization has begun construction on a 94-home subdivision in Ridge. The new single-family-home community, called Country Pointe Estates Ridge, will feature six different models of ranch and two-story homes ranging from 2,200 to 3,300 square feet. Each of the homes will have between three and five bedrooms and from two-and-a-half to four-and-a-half bathrooms […]

A True Hamptons Grande Dame is Going Condo

Southampton’s wonderful old Village Latch Inn has finally been sold, after a number of years on the market. (Six, we think.) It’s been acquired by developers George Benedict and Steven Dubb, who built the Bishops Pond complex in the village. We were worried about the fate of the lovely main building; Steven told Curbed, “We […]

LI developer wins Saratoga racing owner title

Michael Dubb, principal of Jericho-based The Beechwood Organization, scored a triple crown of sorts in the world of horseracing. Dubb, a homebuilder and developer, won the Saratoga Meet’s racing owner title on Labor Day weekend with a dozen winning races, including a win in the prominent $100,000 Evan Shipman Stakes. This is the third such […]

Builder Profile Steven Dubb, Living the Highlands Life

“As a builder on the South Fork and on the North Fork, two really beautiful places, you want to do something that’s going to enhance the beauty of those areas and not detract from it, not change the character of it. I think it’s always a challenge.” For Steven Dubb, President of the Beechwood Organization, […]

Country Pointe Huntington Development Sales Begin

The Beechwood Organization has launched pre-construction sales for Country Pointe Huntington, the newest development to go up in Huntington Station. Seventy-six single-level and two-story homes are being built along East Fifth Street. Buyers have four models to choose from, ranging from 1,500 to 2,300 square feet, with prices starting at $439,000. Floor plans feature a […]

Country Pointe Sales Move Swiftly, Price Jump

About 25 percent of the 65 market-rate residential units slated for Beechwood Organization’s Country Pointe Huntington development in Huntington Station have already been sold – less than two months after preconstruction sales began, according to Steven Dubb, the company’s vice president. “You’re never quite sure what the response is going to be, and we’re really, […]

For Some East Enders, Just One Summer Home Doesn’t Cut It

Gone are the days when a mighty mansion was the ultimate in Hamptons real estate. Today there’s a focus on the compound —multiple large structures on one buyer’s plot of land — and these expansive retreats are making big waves this selling season. “It’s exclusivity, space, privacy and the ability to have multiple dwellings — […]

Condominiums Bring Easy Living To The East End

An optimized living experience is a trend that’s here to stay as homes are outfitted with myriad amenities that are no longer the exception, but rather the rule—think swimming pools and tennis courts, or finished basements transformed into at-home movie theaters or jaw-dropping wine cellars.The customizable lifestyle in luxury condominiums and townhouses has burrowed its […]

Another Bishops Development Rises In Southampton Village

Four new luxury homes will rise on a 4-acre pocket of wooded land off North Main Street in Southampton, just south of County Road 39. Bishops Grant is the next foray into Southampton Village by the Beechwood Organization, the developers of the Bishops Pond luxury condominiums on Bishops Lane, which went on to expand in […]

No-Fuss Hamptons Living

The intimidating wish list flaunted by discriminating house hunters in the Hamptons is nothing new. These shoppers are like diners who blithely order dishes nowhere in sight on the restaurant menu: Their sense of entitlement is accompanied by a desire for a totally customized experience. The latest residential trophy for these buyers is an elegant […]

Home building boom returns to the Hamptons

In the Hamptons, New York City’s financial elites are scooping up gleaming new mansions as fast as builders can construct them. New home permits are being issued at their quickest pace since before the housing bust that began in 2007. Last year, developers got approval to construct about 555 homes across the Hamptons — the […]

Bishop’s Grant: Four New Luxury Homes in Southampton Village

The Beechwood Organization, known for the Bishops Pond luxury condo development, will be building four new traditional homes at Bishops Grant. This wooded property is part of the original land grant to the Bishop family in 1678 and is changing hands for the first time. Starting at $4.5 million, each of the four Bishops Grant […]

Town clears way for 750 Plainview condos

Oyster Bay’s Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the final environmental impact statement for a 750-residence condominium project on 143 acres in Plainview. The town accepted the environmental statement after Jericho-based developer Beechwood Organization tweaked the plan, slightly reducing the number of homes and increasing the amount of open space and recreational area. Originally […]

Beechwood buys Huntington Station land for 76 condos

A Jericho-based developer has purchased land in Huntington Station where it intends to build 76 condominiums. The Beechwood Organization closed last month on the purchase of 6 acres from Virginia-based AvalonBay Communities, said Chris Capece, a senior development director at AvalonBay. The land is at the southeast corner of AvalonBay’s newly built apartment complex, at […]

Beechwood, AvalonBay in Huntington Station Condo Deal

Jericho-based Beechwood Organization will build 76 condominiums in Huntington Station after closing a deal for the project with AvalonBay Communities in December. Terms were not disclosed. The new housing, a mix of two-story townhouses and single-level homes, will be constructed on about six acres on the east side of AvalonBay’s 26-acre, 303-residence rental development on […]