News & Press

  • NYCEDC Announces Plan to Transform Former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center Into Vibrant, Live-Work Campus

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) today announced plans to transform the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx into a 5-acre campus featuring 100% affordable housing, good jobs, and recreational space.

  • NYCEDC Announces Implementation Of Resiliency Tech-Program, RISE : NYC

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the beginning of program-wide implementation for RISE : NYC (Resiliency Innovations for a Stronger Economy), a technology innovation program that provides assistance to Hurricane Sandy-impacted small businesses. Through RISE : NYC, eleven different innovative technology systems will be implemented in Hurricane Sandy-impacted small businesses across the five boroughs to help them prepare for future storms, sea level rise and other effects of climate change. The resiliency solutions include energy technologies, building systems and resilient telecommunication networks.

  • NYCEDC and ORR Release Updated Waterfront Inspection Guidelines Manual

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR) today released a newly updated Citywide Waterfront Inspection Guidelines Manual, a valuable resource that outlines standard operating procedures for inspecting City-owned coastal and waterfront assets. The updated manual, originally published in 1999, includes refined criteria, new standards to reflect current environmental conditions and includes new soft infrastructure asset types such as marshes.

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Apply for Up to $30,000 in Futureworks NYC Growth Initiative Grants!

NYCEDC is proud to announce the second round of Futureworks NYC Growth Initiative grants for early-stage advanced manufacturing companies. If you are a manufacturing startup or developing advanced manufacturing technologies, you could receive up to $30,000 in funding to support your growth here in New York City.


  • October 2016 Economic Snapshot

    This month, we explore the food distribution study—recently released by NYCEDC the Mayor's Office—with experts from both the Center for Urban Innovation and Development. You won't want to miss this month's podcast!

  • NYC Employment Data Hub

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    Use our new interactive tool to get on-demand NYC private employment and establishment data by industry, borough, and year(s).

Real Estate Development & Procurement

Teleport Site C-1 RFP

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The New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (the “Port Authority”) are seeking proposals to develop for industrial or commercial use an approximately 7.5-acre site (the “Site”) located within Staten Island’s industrial “Working West Shore.” The Site (Block 2165, Lot 75, Staten Island, New York) is part of the industrial park named The Teleport. The successful response to this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) will be for a project that generates quality jobs in a dynamic industry. Depending on the project, certain forms of tax relief and other financial assistance may be available to the successful respondent. All uses permitted in an M1-1 zone will be considered, though proposed uses which generate quality manufacturing and industrial jobs are encouraged.

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Resident Engineering Services for Park Avenue / 125th Street Public Realm Project

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The New York City Economic Development Corporation is assisting the City of New York in connection with the planning, design, and construction of the public area surrounding the Metro-North Harlem-125th Street Station in East Harlem at the intersection of East 125th Street and Park Avenue. In furtherance of this objective, NYCEDC seeks a consultant team to conduct a project consisting of pre-construction, construction inspection and supervision and post-construction services.

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