News & Press

  • NYCEDC Seeks Proposals To Bring Mixed-Income Housing and Open Space To Long Island City

    City Seeks Respondents to Invest in Mixed-Use Development of 58 SQ. FT. Site that includes Housing and Open, Community and Retail Space in Long Island City.

  • NYCEDC Unveils 2017 NYCxDESIGN Programming Highlights

    NYCEDC announced 2017 programming highlights for NYCxDESIGN. Now in its fifth installment, the program will include over 500 events throughout the five boroughs from May 3 – 24, 2017.

  • NYCEDC and Civic Hall Labs Launch NYC BigApps 2017

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in collaboration with Civic Hall Labs (CHL), today announced the official launch of NYC BigApps 2017 competition, which has started accepting submissions. This is the seventh offering of NYC BigApps, the City’s premier civic technology competition that has awarded close to a half-million dollars in prize money and generated more than $10 million in seed funding for tech projects that help and support New Yorkers. This year’s winners will receive cash awards, marketing and promotion, acceptance into a civic accelerator program, and will be eligible to be piloted on hundreds of LinkNYC kiosks across the all five boroughs.

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A Different Look at the Holiday Economy in New York City

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New Yorkers love the holidays – it doesn’t take more than quick walk down any wintery block in Manhattan to figure that out. Holiday music rings in every store, and “tree-lined street” fosters a whole new meaning as Christmas pines are sold on virtually every corner. And importantly, what we on the Economic Research & Analysis team call the holiday economy bustles with renewed fervor. The holiday economy is comprised of a number of factors, and this month we’re exploring how cultural and religious institutions throughout the City impact the local economic landscape.

Resources

  • December 2016 Economic Snapshot: The Economics of Culture and Charity

    Ever wondered how many charities are in New York City - or how many people they employ? Or how much money museums bring in? Simon and Andrew discuss the recent employment numbers in New York City and explore the economics of giving in the final podcast of 2016.

  • 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.

Real Estate Development & Procurement

Beach 21st Street Mixed-Use Development, Downtown Far Rockaway RFP

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Be a part of Mayor de Blasio’s Housing New York affordable housing plan through a new development opportunity located in Downtown Far Rockaway, Queens. New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) are seeking proposals for the long-term ground lease and development of an approximately 42,500-square-foot-site (the Site) in the center of Downtown Far Rockaway. The highly visible Site is located less than a block from the A train, adjacent to a planned public plaza, and less than a mile from the beach. It is also above the 100-year and 500-year flood plains.

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Bond Collateral Assistance Fund RFP

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New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), on behalf of the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS), is seeking a Consultant to design and administer a program to enhance M/WBEs’ (as defined below) and small business’ ability to access surety bonds in order to perform as a prime or subcontractor on construction contracts with New York City agencies, NYCEDC or any other New York City-funded entity, as determined by SBS. The program, the Bond Collateral Assistance Fund, will support i) M/WBEs and small businesses facing obstacles to qualifying for bid, payment, performance or ancillary bonding as prime or subcontractors on construction projects and ii) surety companies in serving a broader market.

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#80 The Economics of Culture and Charity in New York City

Ever wonder how many charities there are in New York City - or how many people they employ? Ever consider how much money your favorite museums bring in? Simon and Andrew discuss the recent employment numbers and explore the economics of culture and giving in the final podcast of 2016.

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