In the November episode of our Meet the Makers podcast series, Miquela Craytor, the director of the Industrial Desk, sits down with David Lee, the co-founder of KD New York, an apparel and dancewear company based in the Bronx. The company received a $50,000 grant through our Industrial Growth Initiative and was recently chosen as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Inner City Companies by Initiative for a Competitive Inner City.
Behind jewelry, robot, art installation, and building design is Rapid Prototyping and Fabrication (RPF), an emerging industry that is bringing New York City’s culture of innovation and experimentation into the digital age.
NYCEDC, on behalf of the City of New York, is requesting proposals to purchase certain excess development rights related to three properties located under the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on and off ramps within Long Island City, Queens, New York.
NYCEDC is seeking proposals in response to this RFP from qualified individuals or companies who will construct, renovate and/or improve commercial, retail or industrial facilities, employ a significant number of individuals in certain qualifying occupations and pay all of their respective employees a living wage.
David Lee, Co-founder of KD New York, is featured in the second 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.