Today, the New York City Economic Development Corporation and The Trust for Governors Island launched #GovIsland365, an interactive community engagement campaign to engage New Yorkers in imagining Governors Island as a year-round destination to work, play, and learn.
Through September 25, #GovIsland365 will collect ideas and feedback from across the city in advance of the release of a Governors Island Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) in 2017. #GovIsland365 is the first step of a robust community engagement effort to inform the planning and transformation of this underutilized treasure into a hub for innovation.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced that New York City added 21,500 private sector jobs in July 2016, based on an analysis of seasonally adjusted job numbers for July 2016 by the New York State Department of Labor.
During the past year, New York City has gained 93,800 private sector jobs, an increase of 2.6 percent since July 2015. Since Mayor de Blasio took office, New York City has added 291,800 private sector jobs, an increase of 8.4 percent. New York City's job growth is at an all-time high, with 4.3 million jobs across the five boroughs.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced a “last call” for applications for its International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC) program in partnership with the City University of New York (CUNY). IN2NYC is the first municipal program in the nation designed to help international entrepreneurs access visas so they can create jobs in the United States. In its first three years, IN2NYC will support up to 80 entrepreneurs and is projected to create more than 700 new jobs for New Yorkers.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) for the benefit of NYC Health and Hospitals is seeking a consultant or consultant team to provide construction management, resident engineering, and related services for a new Flood Mitigation System and pre-connections at Metropolitan Hospital in Manhattan. In October 2012, Metropolitan Hospital suffered extensive flood damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Since then, Metropolitan Hospital has temporarily restored its damaged areas. The Flood Mitigation System is envisioned to consist of perimeter flood protection with increased storm water capacity and additional flood protection measures.