BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — The Bronx Chamber of Commerce has honored Joe Deglomini, principal of Simone Development Companies, as one of eight executives, community leaders and elected officials presented the 2012 Italian Heritage Month Leadership Award. The ceremony was held at the F & J Pine Tavern on Bronxdale Avenue in the Bronx.
The annual event, sponsored this year by Hudson Valley Bank and Verizon, honors outstanding community leaders of Italian descent. In addition to Mr. Deglomini, this year’s honorees included New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, New York City Councilman James Vacca, Tony Signorile of the Bronx Columbus Day Parade, Geri Sciortino of The Bronx Design Group, Anthony Mormile of Mahopac National Bank and Rosemary DeLuca of the Wildlife Conservation Society.
About Simone Development Companies
Simone Development Companies is a full-service real estate investment company specializing in the acquisition and development of office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the New York tri-state area. Headquartered in the Bronx, the privately held company owns and manages more than 5 million square feet of property in the Bronx, Westchester County, Queens, Long Island and Connecticut. The company’s portfolio includes more than 100 properties and ranges from multi-building office parks to retail and industrial space.
The company’s largest and most successful development is the 42-acre Hutchinson Metro Center office complex located directly off the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx. The first two phases of the complex (1200 Waters Place and 1250 Waters Place), which comprise nearly 750,000 square feet of Class A office and medical space, are fully leased. Two additional phases totaling 650,000 square feet (the 370,000-square-foot Metro Center Atrium and 280,000-square-foot Tower Two, adjacent to 1250 Waters Place) are currently under development.
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