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Nicotras Unveil Their Biggest Project With New Office Building And Vineyard

Ground has been broken on a new office building at the Teleport site but it’s not your ordinary office building. The 330,000 square foot space includes a vineyard and new restaurant that will benefit local charities. The project is the work of Richard and Lois Nicotra who sat down with NY1’s Anthony Pascale to talk about […]

Nicotra Foundation Awards Nearly $35K In Grants, Scholarships Covered By SI Live

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation awarded more than $30,000 in grants and scholarships to employees’ children and grandchildren, and as aid to non-profits dedicated to helping Staten Island. The foundation awarded $34,433 at the ceremony, which took place at COMMONS Cafe in Bloomfield on Wednesday. The Nicotras announced plans for […]

Nicotra Foundation awards over $60K in grants, scholarships

“Philanthropists Lois and Richard Nicotra gathered with 50 non-profit organizations and scholarship recipients at The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation Fall Awards Ceremony at the COMMONS café on November 22nd, 2016. The Nicotras presented $66,199 in awards and scholarships; 100% of the profits from the COMMONS café contribute to the funding for these Staten Island […]

Mall-City Median Partnership, a Model for other Commercial Areas

The Bloomfield Conservancy The Template for this effort is the Bloomfield Conservancy, the non-profit branch of the Nicotra Group, a real estate company owned by Richard Nicotra and his wife, Lois. Their properties include seven office buildings, the Hilton Garden Inn and the Hampton Inn, all located within a 415-acre natural preserve in The Corporate […]