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    In Our Community: BQX Visioning Sessions

     |  Source: NYCEDC

    Connecting over 400,000 residents to major job hubs from Sunset Park to Astoria, the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX) has the potential to generate over $25 billion in economic impact to our city over the next 30 years.


    Mayor De Blasio, NYCEDC And Hornblower Announce Citywide Ferry Boat Construction Officially Underway

    NYCEDC and Hornblower, the operator of Citywide Ferry, announced today that construction has officially begun on 19 vessels that will service New York City’s first citywide ferry system with the latest in 21st century maritime technology and best design practices.

    Mayor De Blasio, Formula E Announce Inaugural NYC Eprix Coming To Brooklyn

    The de Blasio Administration and Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag, FIA President Jean Todt, and Brooklyn community leaders today announced that the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook will host the inaugural New York City ePrix in July 2017.

    Deputy Mayor Glen, NYCEDC And Grand Central Tech Open 50,000 Square Foot Urban Tech Space

    NYCEDC and Grand Central Tech (GCT) today announced the launch of the Hub @ GCT, a 50,000 square foot space dedicated to urban tech.

    NYCEDC, Majority Leader Van Bramer, Borough President Melinda Katz, Local Elected Officials Announce Location Of Long Island City North Ferry Landing

    NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, and Queens Community Board 2 Chair Denise Keehan-Smith, announced that the Citywide Ferry Service ferry landing for Long Island City.

    NYCEDC and The Trust for Governors Island Launch Interactive Community Engagement Campaign #GovIsland365

    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.

    #76 Innovation Index

    A discussion with Kimberly Grauer on the "Innovation Index," as well as an exploration into the role that innovation plays in the New York City economy.


    City of New York Adds Over 21,500 Jobs in Month of July

    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.
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    City announces $91M investment to revitalize 'dying' Far Rockaway

     |  Source: Politico New York

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