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Last Updated February 17, 2015

The Fashion Industry is a powerhouse in New York City, employing more than 183,000 people in design, retail and manufacturing jobs at over 900 companies, generating $11 billion in total wages.

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The Stories Behind Essex Street Market

This week, we're sharing a whole new side of Essex Street Market, showcasing the vibrant and dynamic stories behind the merchants at this historic culinary destination.


  • January 2015 Economic Snapshot

    A discussion of food manufacturing industry clusters in New York City as well as our regular summary of the city's economy.

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    Find information on New York City jobs, employment and wages.

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NYCEDC seeks proposals from qualified developers for the purchase or lease and redevelopment of an approximately seven acre parcel in Springfield Gardens, Queens owned by the City of New York and located near JFK International Airport. NYCEDC seeks users and/or developers to redevelop the site for industrial and/or commercial use. Respondents have the opportunity to create a modern campus plan that supports job-intensive uses and attracts established and growing businesses.

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Green Infrastructure Civil Engineering Design Services RFP

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NYCEDC is seeking up to six design consultants or consultant teams to provide design services for green infrastructure in the HP07-02, HP07-03, HP04-04 and HP02-02 combined sewer overflow (CSO) Tributary areas to the Bronx River in the Bronx and 26W-004 and 26W-005 CSO Tributary areas to Jamaica Bay in Brooklyn. The purpose of this project is to support NYCDEP Green Infrastructure Program and to deliver green infrastructure capital projects. These capital projects, primarily Right of Way Bioswales (ROWB), are to be implemented in target areas in order to comply with state and federal regulations regarding water quality attainment and mitigation of CSOs, and in connection with replacement projects that will defer consent order capital obligations of “grey” infrastructure projects that would otherwise cost several hundred million dollars.

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Meet the Makers: Brooklyn Brewery

Eric Ottoway, COO and General Manager of the Brooklyn Brewery is featured in this episode of Meet the Makers, NYCEDC’s newest podcast series that shares the stories of the next generation of manufacturers who live and work right here in NYC.

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