Stories tagged POKO Partners

Showing 3/1/2018 to 6/4/2014

Wall Street Place, stalled for 18 months, faces uncertain future amid criticism

Updated, 8 p.m.: Comment from Tim Sheehan. NORWALK, Conn. — It’s loomed over Wall Street for a year and... (Read more)

3 / 1 / 2018


Wall Street Place is a poke in Norwalk’s eye

Wall Street Place, in October. Dear Editor: The other day I tried going to see a movie at the... (Read more)

1 / 29 / 2018


Norwalk political notes: Wall Street Place foreclosure; Morris lands a Committee role

Updated, 1:53 p.m.: John Kydes’ comment on Wall Street Place added. 2:09 p.m., statement from Chris Murphy.  NORWALK, Conn.... (Read more)

3 / 11 / 2017


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Norwalk political notes: Council agenda, NAACP, POKO and campaign efforts

Correction, 2:50 p.m.: BoE Facilities Committee meeting is Oct. 18; update 3:30 p.m., information about South Norwalk forum added.... (Read more)

10 / 10 / 2016


Push for Wall Street train station nets info on POKO, Duleep’s building

NORWALK, Conn. — A train station in the Wall Street area would capitalize on housing trends and revitalize the... (Read more)

10 / 5 / 2016


Norwalk Council members question POKO’s ‘default’

NORWALK, Conn. – No one is lined up to take over the construction of Wall Street Place, Norwalk Redevelopment... (Read more)

9 / 6 / 2016


Norwalk officials ‘confident’ that Wall Street Place work will resume

Updated, 1 a.m. Aug. 26: Story was edited. NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk officials are expressing confidence that work on... (Read more)

8 / 24 / 2016


POKO’s financing may be imminent — think Friday… or the first week of August

NORWALK, Conn. — It’s possible that POKO Partners will close on its state financing paperwork this week, Redevelopment Agency... (Read more)

7 / 23 / 2015


Norwalk Council debates ‘pulling plug’ on POKO

NORWALK, Conn. – The idea of an “end date” in relation to Norwalk’s deal with Wall Street Place developer... (Read more)

7 / 7 / 2015


Norwalk Republican Council members plan for POKO failure, even as Dems express optimism

Correction, 1:30 p.m., Friday: State has awarded $5 million in funding in support of parking garage, not $500,000. NORWALK,... (Read more)

6 / 18 / 2015


Norwalk officials regard POKO’s crumbled pavement with varying degrees of optimism

Updated, 1:40 p.m., comments from Lori Torrano NORWALK, Conn. – Yes, indeed, there was work done on Wall Street... (Read more)

6 / 13 / 2015


Wall Street Place to begin construction ‘within hours’

NORWALK, Conn. – Construction on the long delayed Wall Street Place is set to begin within hours, Ken Olson... (Read more)

6 / 11 / 2015


Redevelopment chief: Expected Wall Street boom may create anxiety for some

Updated, 1:25 p.m.: Comments from Mayor Harry Rilling supporting back-in parking.  NORWALK, Conn. — Prediction: One year from now,... (Read more)

4 / 27 / 2015


Rilling looks to spur redevelopment in SoNo, Wall Street area

NORWALK, Conn. – A new master plan for the Webster Street lot is only part of the focus for... (Read more)

4 / 20 / 2015


POKO’s non-default puzzles Norwalk Council members; may now go to May

NORWALK, Conn. — If you have been assuming that POKO Partners’ Wall Street Place project is kaput just because... (Read more)

3 / 10 / 2015


Norwalk to POKO: You’re in default

NORWALK, Conn. – POKO Partners has been sent a letter notifying it that it is in default of its... (Read more)

2 / 20 / 2015


POKO’s status in doubt; Council members say ‘that’s it’

  NORWALK, Conn. – If POKO Partners has gotten the construction loan it needs for Wall Street Place in... (Read more)

2 / 6 / 2015


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POKO Partners’ new look approved by Zoning Commission

Update, 6 p.m.: PDF of plans attached. NORWALK, Conn. – POKO Partners’ long-stalled Wall Street development got its final... (Read more)

1 / 22 / 2015


Norwalk zoners kick POKO can two weeks down the road

NORWALK, Conn. – The new look proposed for Wall Street Place was panned Thursday by Norwalk zoning commissioners, who,... (Read more)

1 / 9 / 2015


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POKO shaves stories from Wall Street Place plan; finds more room for amenities

NORWALK, Conn. – A revamped version of POKO Partners’ Wall Street Place development, now on file in Norwalk’s Planning... (Read more)

1 / 2 / 2015


Norwalk’s ‘Rome’ dates back to coal-burning days

NORWALK, Conn. – The Roman catacomb-like arches revealed by the demolition on Wall Street are old coal chutes, Norwalk... (Read more)

11 / 8 / 2014


Look: Things are just smashing in Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. – Signs of improvement aren’t hard to find in Norwalk these days. On Flax Hill Road the... (Read more)

9 / 21 / 2014


Norwalk Council, RDA green-light POKO extension

Updated, 4 a.m., full story NORWALK, Conn. – POKO Partners ran the approval gantlet Tuesday and came out with... (Read more)

8 / 13 / 2014


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Rilling: POKO extension, if given, would bolster Norwalk’s case in court

NORWALK, Conn. – A 150-day extension for POKO Partners in its long-delayed Wall Street Place development would serve Norwalk... (Read more)

8 / 12 / 2014


POKO extension given nod by Norwalk Council committee

NORWALK, Conn. – POKO Partners is getting five more days in its search for another 150 days for Wall... (Read more)

8 / 8 / 2014


Norwalk Redevelopment kicks POKO problem down the road

NORWALK, Conn. – A wait-and-see approach was again taken to the long-delayed Wall Street Place project Tuesday as the... (Read more)

7 / 16 / 2014


Norwalk council scrutinizes POKO project, yet again

NORWALK, Conn. – Skepticism among Norwalk Common Council members toward the long-delayed POKO Partners Wall Street development appears to... (Read more)

7 / 15 / 2014


POKO resuming work after delay

NORWALK, Conn. – Work on POKO Partner’s Wall Street property will resume Monday, according to Mayor Harry Rilling, after... (Read more)

6 / 13 / 2014


POKO extension mulled by Council, Redevelopment members

NORWALK, Conn. – Questions about the financing of a long-delayed Norwalk Center development, concerns about the city’s own financial... (Read more)

6 / 6 / 2014


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Norwalk political notes: Wilms a question mark; NAACP and POKO

NORWALK, Conn. – Emily Wilson and Andy Garfunkel are united: “Absolutely” was their word of choice when asked if... (Read more)

6 / 4 / 2014