Orangetown Closes on RPC Land; Data Farm to be Built

60 acres of land and old buildings at the former Rockland Psychiatric Center are being fenced in and prepped for demolition. The town closed earlier this month on the $7.5 million sale to JPMorgan Chase, which is looking to turn the area into a money-making data farm. Orangetown supervisor Andy Stewart says demolition will take place over the winter …

Audio clip: Andy Stewart     

That, he predicts, would be followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony on a new data center by the end of next year. Stewart said closing on the deal is one of the high points of his six-year tenure as supervisor. He is not running for re-election this time around.

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