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 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.
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 and Lehman College today announced the launch of the Bronx Business Bridge, a business incubator housed and operated by Lehman College that supports traditionally underserved entrepreneurs as they grow their businesses and create jobs in the Bronx.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today marked the beginning of Fashion Week by announcing new and expanded programs to support the city’s fashion industry, tripling the current investment from $5 million to $15 million.