650 Homes Proposed at South Creek to Neighbor Southern Village

After the Obey Creek development failed to find retailers to fill its mixed-use project, a new development may be slated to take its place. The South Creek development is proposing more than six hundred townhomes and condos in the space across from Southern Village. The South Creek development by the New York based developer Beechwood […]

Why Winter Is the Best Season to Surf at New York’s Rockaway Beach

When I decided to learn to surf, five years ago, I did not venture to Malibu, Maui, or any of those fabled breaks where coconut-lotion-scented breezes ripple through palm trees and shirtless specimens with streaked hair play out their endless summers. Instead, I headed to the Rockaways, and I did so in the winter. One December day, I found […]

Recent Hamptons Sales: $15M for a House in Sagg, Nearly $9 Million for a Montauk Pad and More

101 Hill Street, Unit 7, Southampton Sold Price: $4,287,500Closed: January 25, 2022 Unit 7 at The Latch, a new luxury condominium complex by Beechwood in the heart of Southampton Village, is a single-family townhouse. It features a dramatic open floor plan, double-height ceilings, oversized windows and top-of-the-line finishes. Douglas Elliman, Corcoran and Sotheby’s International Realty had a […]

The Latch in Southampton Village Earns Two National Awards

The Latch, a luxury condominium development in Southampton Village created by The Beechwood Organization, has received two prestigious awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The development, designed by Jim McMullan of Fleetwood & McMullan and Jason Poremba of Jason Thomas Architect, earned a Platinum award for Historic Preservation and Restoration and a […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Anna House Class of 2014 Graduates

The Belmont Child Care Association hosted graduation at Anna House on Tuesday, June 24th. The children and their families were pleased to welcome Board Chairman, Michael Dubb, and Board member, Ron Goldstein, who attended the ceremony. The children received their diplomas from Board President, Fay Donk, and they received a special book from Executive Director, Joanne K. Adams. We thank […]

Onsite Day Care For Track Parents

Thoroughbred horse racing in New York State moves between three tracks: Aqueduct in Queens, Belmont Park in Long Island and Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs. But 365 days a year, there are horses lodged at the backstretch stables of Belmont and Aqueduct, where employees arrive before dawn to clean stalls, feed the horses and […]

Section Of Rockaway Freeway Closing Next Month For ABTS Construction

The highly anticipated retail transit plaza, Stop and Shop and YMCA as agreed in part of the Arverne By The Sea development, will commence construction preparation starting next month, according to project officials. Consequently, in mid-March, residents can say goodbye forever to the section of Rockaway Freeway between Beach 73 Street and Beach 67 Street […]

Meadowbrook Pointe Welcomes Prime Time Comedian Carol Leifer

Meadowbrook Pointe Athletic Club & Spa, the luxury community for active adults age 55 and over, proudly presents a Night of Comedy starring Carol Leifer on Saturday, September 29. The Emmy-nominated writer for Seinfeld, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live and frequent guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night […]

Michael Dubb Honored by American Jewish Committee

Michael Dubb, Principal of The Beechwood Organization, Long Island’s largest residential real estate development company, was honored this year by the American Jewish Committee (AJC). The award recognizes and individual who has demonstrated exemplary service to the community. Mr. Dubb, through his company, The Beechwood Organization, has developed more than 5,500 homes in over 55 […]

Wedding at Meadowbrook Pointe? I do!

Meadowbrook Pointe is more than a place to live; it’s a lifestyle—thanks, in large part, to the community’s splendid clubhouse. This clubhouse will be the setting for the marriage of two new residents, Sherry Mendelson and Arnie Scher. Sherry and Arnie decided to purchase a new home at Meadowbrook Pointe in which they would begin […]

Michael Dubb Hosts Belmont Charity at Meadowbrook Pointe

Michael Dubb, Founder of The Beechwood Organization, Long Island’s largest residential real estate development company, and Chairman of the Belmont Child Care Association (“BCCA”), along with prominent thoroughbred racehorse owner, Sandy Goldfarb; leading jockeys Edgar Prado, John Velazquez and retired Hall-of-Famer Angel Cordero hosted the 3rd Annual Belmont Stakes Celebration bar-b-que at the Meadowbrook Pointe […]

Almost the Caribbean

A house in the Rockaways near the ocean lures family from a $900 Bronx rental. Clement and Clemence Henry’s apartment in the Bronx was such a good deal that it took a home by the beach to beat it. The couple wanted a house and had saved for years. But they weren’t going to walk […]

Belmont Child Care Assoc. to Co-Host Annual Stakes Celebration

The Belmont Child Care Association (BCCA) and leading jockeys Edgar Prado, John Velazquez and retired Hall-of-Famer Angel Cordero will co-host the Third Annual Belmont Stakes Celebration at the clubhouse at Meadowbrook Pointe, 1100 Corporate Drive, Westbury. The celebration will take place on Sunday, June 3 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The celebration will feature the […]

Clubhouse Opens at Meadowbrook Pointe

The Clubhouse at Meadowbrook Pointe is Open! Meadowbrook Pointe is more than a place to live; it’s a lifestyle—thanks, in large part, to the community’s splendid activity-rich clubhouse. “We are proud that this facility honors its illustrious past of Roosevelt Raceway while setting a new gold standard in providing an exquisite lifestyle,” says Michael Dubb, […]

Coast is clear for Marina

The Arverne by the Sea marina on Jamaica Bay is now just a vision, but developers of 2,300 new homes being built in the Rockaways hope to transform it into a popular destination for new residents in the area by 2010. A waterfront recreation and entertainment center, estimated to cost $35 million to build, is […]

Arverne By The Sea Wins National Awards

November, 2005. Arverne by the Sea earns four (4) awards in “The 2006 Nationals” by the NAHB (National Association of Homebuilders). Both Regional Awards and Silver Awards were earned in the categories of “Best Brochure for a Masterplanned Community” and “Best Sales Pavilion”. Having won “Silver Award” recognition, both categories are finalists for the Gold […]

Beechwood’s Toys-For-Tots Drive A Huge Success!

The Beechwood Organization proudly participated this year once again, in the US Marine Corps Toys-for-Tots Program. For weeks before the holidays, hundreds of unwrapped toys arrived at the Country Pointe at Coram Sales Center, the Arverne by the Sea Sales Center, the Beechwood Corporate offices in Jericho and the new Beechwood Regional Sales & Design […]

The Beechwood Organization Collects For Toys-For-Tots Campaign

T’was the night before Christmas and all through the Beechwood house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care in the hope that Toys-For-Tots would soon be there. The holidays are a sleigh ride away and its time for all of you big kids out […]

Beechwood introduces the del mar flex plan at Country Pointe at Coram

The Beechwood Organization announces the debut of the Del Mar, the newest Townhome design from the Beechwood-Flex Plan. With the grand opening of Phase III at Country Pointe at Coram in September, home purchasers will have the option of selecting the Del Mar, an innovative home design created, and offered exclusively by the Beechwood Organization. […]

David Award honorees and Presenters

Last year, builder/businessman Michael Dubb opened the doors to Anna House, a center for children of backstretch workers at Belmont and Aquaduct Racetracks. Sense of community motivates Dubb, who wishes to use his gift of construction to help people. Dubb is a two time past president of the Long Island Builders Institute and was appointed […]

Arverne Home Lottery Applications Available

The long-awaited Arverne By The Sea development came one step closer to fruition this week with the announcement by both the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the developers that applications are now available for those who are interested in entering a lottery to purchase one of the new homes. “We are […]

Arverne Lottery Seminar Draws large Crowd

The Commodore (street view), a three-bedroom owner’s home with a three-bedroom rental, is one style of home being built in the project. Well over 100 people grabbed applications, and had their questions answered by key project representatives at the first application seminar for Arverne by the Sea, Tuesday night. More that 30 homes will soon […]


The Beechwood Organization recently announced the grand opening of its Regional Sales Center located at 2355 Nesconset Highway in Lake Grove, New York. The first of its kind on Long Island, the Regional Sales Center will serve as a central location showcasing Beechwood’s current communities, Country Pointe at Lake Grove, Country Pointe at Miller Place […]

Michael Dubb/Realtor

Michael Dubb is to be named the American Cancer Society’s man of the year for 2002. Dubb, a cofounder of The Beechwood Organization, a residential real estate development company in Jericho, is being honored for his support of the Nassau County Chapter of the American Cancer Society in Garden City. He has played a key […]


The Beechwood Organization recently broke ground on an 88-unit housing complex in Smithtown with units selling for $400,000 to $450,000. Already, 65 of those homes are spoken for. Michael Dubb, president of the Jericho-based firm, sees the same pattern at projects in Miller Place and Dix Hills. “I’m selling up to 75 percent of my […]


Up to 2,300 Homes, Retail, Recreation Center, and Charter School to be Constructed on the Rockaway Peninsula. Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani today joined Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Jerilyn Perine and Queens Borough President Claire Shulman to announce the designation of developers for the construction of Arverne-by-the-Sea, an approximately 100-acre oceanfront site […]

In Switch From Niche Approach, Builders Aim For Broader Appeal

ASK MICHAEL DUBB whom he is trying to appeal to in the Beechwood Organization’s new project, Country Pointe, and he’ll tell you: everyone. The Melville development has 82 attached town homes. In the end units, priced at $240,000, the master bedroom is on the main floor, to attract senior citizens who don’t want to climb […]