New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced the launch of the second year of NYC Generation Tech (GenTech), a program designed to provide high school students across New York City with education and mentorship in entrepreneurship and technology, as well as inspire them to become a part of the City’s growing innovation ecosystem.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the official opening of Coney Island for the summer season, including the grand opening of the new Steeplechase Plaza, a two-acre public open space featuring the restored B&B Carousell in a state-of-the-art pavilion.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky today announced the launch of an expanded, free Red Hook Summer Ferry that will operate weekends throughout the summer.
NYCEDC today launched the second round of Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan, a competition designed to encourage innovative companies to join other businesses that have recently opened or expanded office space in Lower Manhattan.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation today announced the selection of a developer for the long abandoned Rockaway Courthouse, a 24,000-square-foot building that has sat vacant for over 30 years.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced plans to transform the iconic Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx – vacant since 1996 – into the world’s largest indoor ice facility. The landmark armory, which occupies a full City block at 29 West Kingsbridge Road, will be redeveloped into a 750,000-square-foot ice sports facility to be known as Kingsbridge National Ice Center (KNIC).
NYCEDC, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, the Garfield Foundation and the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College today announced the five finalists of the Competition To Help Reach Immigrant Ventures and Entrepreneurs (THRIVE).
NYCEDC today announced the winners of Change the Course – The NYC Waterfront Construction Competition - which is designed to provide innovative and cost-saving solutions for completing marine construction projects and maintaining waterfront infrastructure in New York City.
NYCEDC today announced the selection of BillyBey Marina Services, LLC, in partnership with Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, to serve as the operator for seven of its berthing sites to better activate several of its key waterfront assets.