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July 18, 2021

2021 Power of Diversity: Asian 100 – Richard Siu (City and State New York)

Asian Americans are gaining political power in New York. In 2018, John Liu and Kevin Thomas became the first Asian Americans elected to the state Senate. This year, they were joined by state Sen. Jeremy Cooney, the first upstate Asian American elected to state office. Jenifer Rajkumar and Zohran Mamdani also made history in last […]

June 01, 2021

The 2021 Queens Power 100 – Richard Siu (City and State New York)

When the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic hit New York, Queens quickly became an epicenter of the deadly virus. But thanks to the collective efforts of public officials, civic leaders and everyday New Yorkers, the borough is on the rebound. State Sen. Michael Gianaris, the No. 2 in the state Legislature’s upper house who […]

January 25, 2021

2021 Notable in Real Estate Winner- Helen Lee (Crain’s New York Business)

As executive vice president of F&T Group, Helen Lee is working to help reshape the future of Flushing, Queens. Lee has been a visionary behind a number of developments. They include Queens Crossing, a multilevel mall; Flushing Commons, a two-building, mixed-use condominium; and 1 Fulton Square, a 330,000-square-foot development at the center of Flushing’s culinary […]

December 10, 2020

NYC Council approves controversial development in Flushing, Queens (Daily News)

The City Council on Thursday gave a large development project in Flushing, Queens, the green light to move forward. Lawmakers voted, 38 to 5, with one abstention, to approve plans to build more than 1,700 units of housing, three hotels, and office and retail space over 29 acres on the Flushing waterfront. The project will […]