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Joe Sitt Wants Brooklyn BJ's

11/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Joe Sitt, the landlord who battled with the Bloomberg administration at Coney Island, is coming back to city officials with a new request: He wants to put a big-box mall in South Brooklyn.

Mr. Sitt's Thor Equities is seeking to build a 214,000-square-foot mall highlighted by a BJ's Wholesale Club, along with space for three other retail stores. The company has filed for a rezoning of the site, a peninsula off Shore Parkway in Bensonhurst. The current use: a bus parking lot.

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