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.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the Digital.NYC Five-Borough Tour, a series of public events to directly introduce New Yorkers to Digital.NYC, a first-of-its-kind comprehensive hub for the city’s tech ecosystem.
NYCEDC and 92nd Street Y today announced the third class of NYC Fashion Fellows, a year-long fellowship program for emerging leaders and rising stars in New York City-based fashion management positions.
Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen, NYCEDC President Kyle Kimball and ACE Theatrical Group President and CEO David Anderson today announced the reopening of the historic Kings Theatre following an extensive $95 million restoration and renovation of the former movie palace and architectural gem.
NYCEDC and 92nd Street Y today announced the 2015 class of NYC Venture Fellows, an annual, year-long program to help emerging entrepreneurs from around the world expand their businesses in New York City through executive-level mentoring, networking and educational opportunities.
NYCEDC and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) today announced the second round of winners of the Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI) grant program, a $3 million public-private program designed to support local fashion manufacturing and promote growth in the City’s fashion sector.