Who’s supporting us in Rockaway:

The Arker Companies is proud of the many partnerships we have built across Rockaway. Western Beef, DredSurfer, and many other groups and businesses have all expressed their support for the progress Edgemere Commons will bring to Rockaway.




Letter of support from DredSurfer – click to enlarge


Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy


Letter of support from Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy – click to enlarge


Local Development Corporation of East New York


Letter of support from the Local Development Corporation of East New York – click to enlarge


Rockaway Business Alliance


Letter of support from the Rockaway Business Alliance – click to enlarge


Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation


Letter of support from Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation – click to enlarge


Rockaway Youth Task Force


Letter of support from the Rockaway Youth Task Force – click to enlarge


Urban Upbound


Letter of support from Urban Upbound – click to enlarge


Western Beef


Letter of support from Western Beef – click to enlarge


Support in The Wave


Rockaway neighbors have been sending in their own letters to the editors of The Wave. Here are some of the examples of people standing up for positive development in Edgemere!

Affordable Housing Isn’t A Handout, by Rev. Evan Gray, Macedonia Baptist Church

Positive Look At Peninsula Project, by Dr. Edward Williams, Ready Rockaway Inc.

Re-development Or Over-development: A Community Decision, by Khaleel Anderson, CB 14 member and candidate for NYS Assembly

Why Race Matters In Conversations of Redevelopment, by Milan R. Taylor, Executive Director of the Rockaway Youth Task Force