Mayor Eric Adams is expected to announce that he is onboard with plans for a 25,000-seat soccer stadium to be built near Citi Field that will be home to the New York City Football Club, sources close to the situation said.
“A deal is close, but negotiations are ongoing,” a source said.
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Sources told The Post that Cohen is ramping up efforts to partner with a casino operator and eyeing redevelopment prospects around Citi Field in Willets Point.
He also started vetting several casino owners for his license push over the last several weeks, working with investment bank Union Gaming to choose a partner.
Cohen is believed to favor Hard Rock – also a major donor to Gov. Kathy Hochul – a source close to the process said. He was also recently speaking to Sands Hotel and Casino, sources said.
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I’m glad that they are finally looking to make the bigger moves on the Willets Point development front, but I want to know what about the affordable housing and the schools. When are they building them?