NYCEDC in partnership with the Specialty Food Association (SFA) today announced the finalists for A Taste of NYC: Fancy Food Fellowship, a competition that will send four New York City-based immigrant food and beverage manufacturing entrepreneurs to participate in this year’s Summer Fancy Food Show, an internationally recognized convention for professionals in the food and beverage industry.
NYCEDC and ARTs East New York today announced the grand opening of reNew Lots, a pop-up marketplace and artist incubator located on formerly vacant lots in East New York Brooklyn, enriching the local economy and cultural infrastructure of the neighborhood.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, and Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen today announced the launch of the Jamaica Now Action Plan, which outlines 21 strategic actions for the revitalization and growth of Jamaica, Queens into a thriving residential and commercial neighborhood.
Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen and NYCEDC President Kyle Kimball have announced the expansion and launch of the Early-Stage Life Sciences Funding Initiative, a public-private partnership to strengthen the city’s economy and newly position New York City as a global capital for life sciences innovation.
NYCEDC today announced a Request for Proposals for ferry operators, transit service providers, or other qualified firms to operate a Citywide Ferry System, knitting together existing East River routes with new landings and services across New York City.
NYCEDC and B Lab today announced the launch of Best for NYC, a campaign and set of business tools and services designed to inspire and equip New York City businesses to measure and improve business practices that help create well-paying jobs and improve the quality of life in all five boroughs, while also strengthening their bottom-line.
NYCEDC and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams today announced the selection of Dinner Lab, Inc. to construct and operate Brooklyn FoodWorks, a licensed shared kitchen and culinary incubator in Central Brooklyn designed to provide affordable space to help burgeoning local food entrepreneurs as they prototype, launch and develop their businesses.
NYCEDC today announced a Request for Proposals for a feasibility study on development at Sunnyside Yards. Future development, if found feasible, could yield opportunities for new affordable homes, schools, open space and community facilities for the surrounding neighborhood and improve public transportation and infrastructure, while preserving the vital operations of rail facilities in the yards.
NYCEDC announced a Request for Proposals to redevelop a site located at 137 Centre Street in a manner that responds to the needs of the community, revitalizes an underutilized City property, and maximizes the site’s potential.