Economic Development

Broadway Stages prides itself on being a good neighbor. Whether it is remediating a Brownfield site or supporting local businesses, Broadway Stages stands in support of its community, its neighbors and its businesses.

Broadway Stages is committed to enhancing and remediating the communities in which its employees and neighbors live and work. Looking at neighborhoods through this wide lens, Broadway Stages creates “shovel ready” projects, as well as enhancing existing properties. Urban regeneration is a practical approach to economic and neighborhood development by providing an infrastructure to support meaningful employment and healthy living.

Currently Broadway Stages is:

  • Constructing new stages at 370 Greenpoint Avenue.
  • Installing the largest privately owned rooftop solar array in New York City, where The Good Wife is filmed.
  • Preparing for Brownfield remediation of 359 Kingsland Avenue.

Additionally, Broadway Stages embraces the history of the neighborhoods where they live and work and support local economies.  Tony and Gina Argento are actively involved in local economic development and civic organizations, including:

  • Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
  • East Williamsburg Valley Industrial Development Corp (EWVIDCO)
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Greenpoint YMCA

In addition, the Argentos support cultural, environmental and horticultural initiatives sponsored by: 

  • Solar One
  • Eagle Street Rooftop Farm
  • Community Environmental Council
  • Greenpoint / Williamsburg street fairs and block associations
  • Queens Botanical Gardens
  • Queens Theater in the Park