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Redevelopment Eyed for Merrick Road Gas Station Property

Breslin Realty looking to lease land occupied by Millennium Gas into a new retail development for Seaford.

A Long Island developer is hoping to transform a gas station on Merrick Road into a new retail development for the Seaford community. 

Garden City-based Breslin Realty is working toward leasing a 1.1-acre property on Merrick Road in Seaford across the street from . The land on 4030 Merrick Road is currently occupied by with a vacant parking lot adjacent to the property.

Judy Pascucci, a broker at Breslin, said there have been interested parties looking to store vehicles on the property but retail space is what is preferred for the land. Milliennium remains open on a month-to-month lease but there are plans to ultimately close the gas station once a deal for new development can be reached. Pascucci said there is no timetable for redeveloping the parcel.    

“We want to do something that will work well with the community and be of service to the community,”  Pascucci said.

- What would you like to see developed on 4030 Merrick Road in Seaford? Tell us in the comments. 

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Lorraine DeVita July 02, 2012 at 11:12 AM
Trader Joe's!
rick donovan July 02, 2012 at 11:15 AM
We need a really good bakery in this part of town!!!
old miller July 02, 2012 at 11:40 AM
How about a Billy Dean's Showtime Cafe?
Chris Wendt July 02, 2012 at 12:14 PM
1.1 Acres is a decent amount of land. The concept of finding a use "that will be of service to the community" should be a very important consideration.
rick donovan July 02, 2012 at 12:16 PM
Parking for the new NCPD PCT???
Cheap Sam July 02, 2012 at 12:49 PM
A McDonalds Express?
Andrew Coen July 02, 2012 at 01:17 PM
@AJ-Please refrain from personal attacks. Thank you.
Toba Hartmann July 02, 2012 at 01:40 PM
Trader Joe's!
rick donovan July 02, 2012 at 02:05 PM
Thanks Andrew!!! Tough crowd today, Im glad that you brought your whistle!!!!!
Cheap Sam July 02, 2012 at 07:28 PM
There is also an entrance/exit to the back side of this property on Washington Avenue, just south of the new Bethpage Federal Credit Union (between the 4th and 5th house on the east side of Washington Ave). It actually has a street name; "Tuthill Place". If you drive down the long driveway, you will see that there is a small home set back near the water that Breslin owns and rents to people. I wonder if they are going to knock that house down and close off the entrance/exit off of Washington Avenue in order to provide additional parking for this project. That would be a great idea.
Cheap Sam July 02, 2012 at 07:31 PM
Although I rented that home a long long time ago, it has got to be almost uninhabitable now since it was very run down back then. Knocking it down would be the best thing IMO.
luvmykids July 02, 2012 at 09:12 PM
not sure if it would be right for this property..but it would be nice to have a local Rec Center....have different activities/sports for children and adults (like the one in Rockville Centre)..I am thinking we'd need a VERY large plot for that though....just sayin....if I had the $$$ that's what I would do.. : )
rick donovan July 02, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Sam, It looked like the house was vacant!!!
rick donovan July 02, 2012 at 10:40 PM
Donna L_M_KIDS, Lots of property behind of gas station!!!
Ozone Park Native July 02, 2012 at 10:43 PM
Trader Joe's sounds FANTASTIC - we need one closer than merrick. Like the Bakery Idea as well - NO 7-11 tho - we have enough in the neighborhood and dunkin is across the street.....
Ozone Park Native July 02, 2012 at 10:44 PM
I'm with you Lorraine!
rick donovan July 02, 2012 at 11:19 PM
MMMMMMM!!!! Love Dunkin Java MMMMMM!!!!!!!!
Ozone Park Native July 02, 2012 at 11:24 PM
@ Rick - Know what you mean - I'm at dunkin every night - my treat to myself LOL
luvmykids July 02, 2012 at 11:24 PM
thanks Rick..now all we need is some money! LOL.....as for the Trader Joes....I hear the old diner on Merrick Road is Masapequa is going to be a Trader Joes.....not sure if construction has started as of yet...
Toba Hartmann July 03, 2012 at 01:48 AM
I hope you're right about Trader Joe's going to the old diner property in Massapequa! Could we get a confirmation on that?
rick donovan July 03, 2012 at 01:49 AM
I hear the same!!! I get my dunkin fix around 4pm every day...... Turbo-Charge.....
luvmykids July 03, 2012 at 07:05 PM
@Toba Hartmann..I have heard this from several people in the area..but I will def. get a confirmation for you for sure.
Robert Frank July 03, 2012 at 11:52 PM
It's from where I work from across the street that I use to clean there. It only appears to be suitable enough to be like a park and go for u-haul or enterprise car-rental.
rick donovan July 04, 2012 at 12:09 AM
Thanks Robert,I Think......
rick donovan July 04, 2012 at 12:11 AM
@ Lovemykids, Is it dunkin time-LOL.
luvmykids July 04, 2012 at 12:44 AM
it's ALWAYS dunkin time Rick!!!
rick donovan July 04, 2012 at 01:14 AM
LMK, MMMMMM
Cheap Sam July 04, 2012 at 01:31 AM
This property is also waterfront...very valuable for sure.
Cheap Sam July 04, 2012 at 01:33 AM
Also found out that the tenant that was living there moved out a few weeks ago....hmmmmmmm? Left on their own or asked to leave to open the door for this project.
rick donovan July 04, 2012 at 01:41 AM
Sam, not surprised!!!House and property in bad shape!!! TIKI RESTERANT???

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