News & Press

  • NYCEDC and Hornblower Unveil Completion Of First Citywide Ferry Vessel Superstructure At Horizon Shipyard In Alabama

    Officials from Hornblower and NYCEDC toured the Horizon Shipyard facility and received an update on construction, which is on schedule, and inspected the first completed citywide ferry superstructure. Completion of the superstructure marks a significant milestone in what will become New York City’s first citywide ferry service and one of the largest commuter ferry operations in the United States.

  • NYCEDC, Borough President Katz and Council Member Richards Announce Next Steps in Expansion of Addabbo Family Health Center

    Supported by the de Blasio Administration, Borough President Katz, Council Member Donovan Richards, the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration and other partners, the health center will expand its current 22,000 square foot facility to an adjacent City-owned parcel, where it will build over 20,000 square feet of new healthcare space. NYCEDC and the Addabbo Family Health Center recently closed on the sale of the long-vacant site.

  • NYCEDC Announces Rockaway Ferry Shuttle Route

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released details for the Rockaway Shuttle, a free bus service that will connect residents with the Citywide Ferry Service launching in summer 2017. The eastbound and westbound shuttle routes each span four miles, connecting the ferry terminal at Beach 108th Street with Beach 35th Street to the east, and Beach 169th Street to the west.

On the Blog

Thanksgiving in New York City: Parade, Tourism & Shopping

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade draws 3.5 million enthusiastic visitors to Manhattan, as well as roughly 50 million television viewers. Festivities held over the long weekend have enticed thousands of tourists to visit New York City, boosting business for the city’s 50,000 hospitality workers and 300,000 food and beverage service employees.


  • November 2016 Economic Snapshot

    Citi Bike is a wildly popular bike share program in New York City – but who exactly uses it, and why? This month, we merge into the bike lane and get the economic data on the city's cycling successes.

  • October 2016 Economic Snapshot

    This month, we explore the food distribution study—recently released by NYCEDC and 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!

Real Estate Development & Procurement