Stories tagged POKO

Showing 7/2/2018 to 4/29/2014

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McClutchy ‘needs to’ take over Wall Street Place while Malloy still governor

Updated, 2:55 p.m.: Reply from Malloy spokesperson; 11:08 a.m.: Copy edit; 10:10 a.m.: Wilms comment added; 6:06 a.m.: Copy edit... (Read more)

7 / 2 / 2018


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Milligan offers to build 2007-era POKO Phase II

Updated, 7;12 p.m.: Additional information. Updated 7:34 a.m., 7:51 a.m., 10:05 a.m.: Copy edits, information added NORWALK, Conn. –... (Read more)

6 / 30 / 2018


Norwalk’s POKO problems include lawsuit filed by neighbor

Updated, 6:30 a.m., 6:42 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. — John Dias claims to have been damaged by the Wall... (Read more)

6 / 26 / 2018


Milligan presses his points in the press as Norwalk works with Citibank

NORWALK, Conn. — Citibank is exploring options on how to move forward with Wall Street Place Phase I, Assistant... (Read more)

6 / 21 / 2018


Milligan hurls insults after Norwalk files lawsuit

Updated, 3:33 p.m.: Additional information from Communications Manager Josh Morgan. Updated, 7:17 a.m., 8:27 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn.... (Read more)

6 / 19 / 2018


Norwalk officials locked in acrimony with Wall Street developer

NORWALK, Conn. – Developer Jason Milligan said last month, as he stood ready to plunk down $5.2 million for... (Read more)

6 / 16 / 2018


POKO’s complications include parking problem, Collins says

Updated 1:37 p.m., additional information; 1:24 p.m.: Copy edit.  NORWALK, Conn. — Parking that was intended for POKO Phase... (Read more)

6 / 5 / 2018


Rilling declares Milligan acquisition ‘disappointing;’ Norwalk considering litigation

NORWALK, Conn. — Developer Jason Milligan has purchased “POKO Phase II,” a group of Wall Street buildings approved for... (Read more)

6 / 2 / 2018


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Milligan looks to revamp Wall Street with $5M in contracts

Updated, 1:24 p.m.: Copyedits. NORWALK, Conn. — Developer Jason Milligan says he has seized upon an unexpected opportunity and... (Read more)

5 / 21 / 2018


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Wall Street group seeks input on POKO

NORWALK, Conn. – A newly formed group of Wall Street stakeholders is pushing for information on the project colloquially... (Read more)

4 / 2 / 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


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 political notes: No FOI drama this week; Watts & Co. wrong again

NORWALK, Conn. –  From a topic-filled Board of Education meeting to a few little things from the Parking Authority,... (Read more)

9 / 27 / 2015


Rilling: POKO loan has closed

Correction, Aug. 1, math error. Updated, 6:41 p.m., loan has closed; 8:14 p.m., comments from Ken Olson   NORWALK,... (Read more)

7 / 30 / 2015


POKO greenlighted to end of July

NORWALK, Conn. — The “never-ending saga” of POKO Partners’ Wall Street Place development continued Tuesday with frustrated Common Council... (Read more)

7 / 15 / 2015


Signs of progress at POKO: Norwalk OK’s making Isaacs Street one lane

Updated, 3 a.m., additional information. NORWALK, Conn. – The Traffic Authority on Tuesday approved  removal of parking spaces on... (Read more)

6 / 25 / 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


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


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


Norwalk RDA may call in consultant to review POKO’s new look

NORWALK, Conn. – Reports that the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency approves of the new look proposed for Wall Street Place... (Read more)

1 / 10 / 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


POKO still awaiting Citibank financing

NORWALK, Conn. – Questions remain about POKO Partners funding for Wall Street Place as the wheels continue to turn... (Read more)

11 / 2 / 2014


POKO beginning demolition Monday for Norwalk Wall Street Place

NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s a new one for you Norwalk – a ceremonial window smashing. Friday, workers pulled out... (Read more)

9 / 13 / 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’s fate will be decided in July, Norwalk RDA says

NORWALK, Conn. – Expect a decision in July about POKO Partners’ controversial request for an extension on the long-delayed... (Read more)

5 / 14 / 2014


Norwalk Center Task Force zeroes in on POKO, parking

  NORWALK, Conn. – The Yankee Doodle Garage was mentioned over and over again Monday — along with the words... (Read more)

4 / 29 / 2014