Media Production Infrastructure

Media: Deniro/Miramax-Owned Movie Studio Remediated by Blackacre.

Posted 12.18.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

Yonkers One Point Street Environmentally Approved, Ready for Market YONKERS, N.Y. — One Point Street in Yonkers, NY, a 14 acre waterfront property which includes the world renowned Hudson River Stage, previously owned by Robert DeNiro and Miramax, is for sale. The once polluted site, bordering the Hudson River, was cleaned up by environmental remediation […]

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Media: Former Manufacturing Plant To Become Major Motion Picture & TV Studios.

Posted 12.18.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

An investor group headed by Allen Christopher announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase a former manufacturing plant on Lordship Boulevard in Stratford, CT. The name of the new studios facility will be Dogstar. The name comes from the brightest star in the sky (also known as Sirius) that frequently served as […]

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Media: S.A. film company breaks ground

Posted 12.18.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | 1 Comment

A San Antonio film company broke ground Tuesday on a development that’s planned as a San Antonio filmmaking center and tourist attraction, but it’s unclear if the San Antonio industry is large enough to support such a project. Executives for SAF Studios say they are ready to begin construction on a 20,000-square-foot soundstage, the first […]

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Student Housing: United Group clears hurdle on $160M Troy project

Student Housing: United Group clears hurdle on $160M Troy project

Posted 11.12.2009 | Categories: Student Housing, Media Production Infrastructure, Parking Facilities | No Comments

The United Group of Cos., Inc. cleared a hurdle today toward bankrolling the first phase of a $160 million development in downtown Troy, N.Y., that would include student housing, retail stores, condominiums and a movie theater. The Troy Industrial Development Agency formally accepted two preliminary applications from the United Group that, if ultimately approved, would […]

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Film: NBC Universal Updates $3B Long-Range Plan

Posted 11.02.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure, Transit Development | No Comments

NBC Universal has updated the previously revealed $3-billion, long-term plan for its 391-acre Universal Studios site that would add office space, housing units, new retail space, new production facilities and substantial other new development. The update revises land use plans for the studio and production areas as well as the residential neighborhood, and adds detail […]

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Film:  More Hollywood in Hoboken

Film: More Hollywood in Hoboken

Posted 09.16.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

Film producers look to build $25M entertainment complex uptown Filmmakers can sometimes have dreams beyond making the next movie. Sometimes they are about being the next big movie mogul. Coppola formed Zoetrope Studios, Lucas created Lucasfilm and Spielberg co-founded Dreamworks SKG. Garry Pastore, Deborah Mello, and Chuck Abate, who run Hudson Film Group in Jersey […]

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Film: Film-Makers Cheer New Film Studio in Portland

Film: Film-Makers Cheer New Film Studio in Portland

Posted 09.16.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

Maine’s largest film studio was officially opened today in Portland. The 43,000 square foot facility is the first of its scale in the state and has film industry professionals energized by the hope that it will provide a major boost to Maine’s creative economy. As Gov. John Baldacci cut the ribbon – or to be […]

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Film: Tax credit should keep cameras rolling in N.C.

Posted 09.16.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

RALEIGH — State film boosters said this week a more generous tax credit agreed to by Gov. Beverly Perdue should help return more lights, cameras and action to North Carolina with more movie and television deals — and ultimately more jobs. In a ceremony at the old Capitol building, Perdue signed into law a bill […]

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Film: $146M Unity Studios film complex breaks ground

Film: $146M Unity Studios film complex breaks ground

Posted 09.10.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

Allen Park — Unity Studios, the film studio complex slated to bring soundstages, production facilities and a training institute to a former Visteon Corp. facility, broke ground Thursday, becoming the first of three such projects in Michigan to begin construction. Politicians involved in landing the deal with Unity — whose founder, Southfield native Jimmy Lifton, […]

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Film: Suffolk film studio on market for $2.8M

Posted 09.10.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

As soon as Katherine Campbell walked into the New Dominion film studio at 1000 Film Way in Suffolk, she immediately knew to whom she could market the property.  “As soon as I walked in there, I thought church,” said Campbell, who is an office sales and leasing agent for Thalhimer, a member of the Cushman […]

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