Important Messages

Last Night, the Ulster County Legislature VOTED IN FAVOR of the Kingstonian PILOT 17-6. They voted in favor because they understood the value of the PILOT to our community.

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Possibly one of the most significant points of interest to Ulster County and the Kingston Consolidated School District (KCSD), is the long-term revenue gains that will be realized if the Kingstonian project is approved and built.

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We need your voices of support to reach the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency’s at the Upcoming Public Hearing that will be held on October 1, 2020, at 7pm via Zoom.

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There are a multitude of benefits the Kingstonian project will bring to the community at a very opportune time, all at no cost to the taxpayers.  When the benefits are fully understood, we are confident that you will come to the same conclusion as the Common Council and IDA Board and see why turning down the PILOT does not protect or help the taxpayers, but only takes away the many needed community benefits it can provide.

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The Community Benefits and It Doesn’t Cost Taxpayers Anything

The only downside is if the PILOT is turned down.

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This document was produced by the Kingstonian Development Team as a direct factual response to the inaccurate and misleading statements made in a document you may have received by individuals in opposition to development and the Kingstonian project in particular.

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Last night, the Kingston Common Council voted in favor of the Kingstonian (8-1) ; the one no vote is a result of Alderman Steven Schabot, D-Ward 8, recusal. This favorable vote is evidence of support for the project and its importance to our community.   

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City aldermen say they support the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency reaching a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement with the developers of the proposed Uptown development known as The Kingstonian, so long as the deal meets certain requirements.

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A majority of members of the city’s Common Council appear to favor, with conditions, a proposed payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement with the developers of The Kingstonian, a planned mix of residential, hotel and commercial space Uptown.

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Mayor Steve Noble has come out strongly in favor of tax breaks for the developers of the proposed residential/commercial project known as The Kingstonian.

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Welcome to

The Kingstonian

A Downtown Revitalization Initiative Project

JM Development Group LLC, in partnership with Herzog Supply Co., is planning to use a total of 2.5 acres of under-utilized land to build a $52 million mixed-use development project in the up-and-coming urban center of Uptown Kingston on the corner of Fair and North Front Streets. It will bring together retail and restaurant space, living space and a hotel. Also, in partnership with the City of Kingston, the project will address a dire lack of public parking that has emerged as an impediment to the area’s development.



The Kingstonian, a community anchor at the heart of the Historic Stockade District, will tie together disparate parts of the neighborhood with an open-air pedestrian plaza and create a community hub that will attract visitors and residents alike.It will bring together retail and restaurant space, living space and a hotel.

Features and Benefits

Uptown Hotel

With 32 Guest Rooms


143 Modern Units

Parking Garage

With 420 convenient spaces

Pedestrian Plaza

Open to the Public

Restaurant & Retail Space

8,000 Square Feet of Commercial Space



Once home to the historic Kingstonian Hotel, the original building is to be rebuilt and incorporated into the new development. Our goal is to keep as much of the historic character as we can into the future site.

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