NYCEDC today announced that Mayor Bloomberg has nominated Kyle E. Kimball to serve as the next President of NYCEDC. Mr. Kimball will replace Seth W. Pinsky, who is leaving the position of President to pursue a private-sector opportunity as an Executive Vice President at RXR Realty.
NYCEDC today announced the winners of the first phase of the NYC Business Innovation Challenge, which invites businesses to create a plan to provide their employees with a path to improve skill sets, career prospects, and economic opportunities, while helping the business attain higher employee retention rates, organizational performance and revenues.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky today announced that weekday ferry service between the Rockaways and Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan that began in November will continue to operate on its current schedule through Labor Day.
NYCEDC today announced the Neighborhood Game-Changer Investment Competition, a City initiative to create economic growth in five areas across New York City that were heavily impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky, Staten Island Borough President James P. Molinaro, Council Member Debi Rose and Ironstate Development President David Barry today broke ground on construction on the New Stapleton Waterfront Development Plan.
NYCEDC today announced the four winning businesses of a City-sponsored competition designed to send New York City-based food manufacturers to a major international trade show taking place this summer in New York City.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced a new major roller coaster, “Thunderbolt”, will be built at Coney Island and open for next year’s summer season. Thrilling riders with speeds of 65 miles per hour, the 125 foot tall roller coaster, featuring over 2,000 feet of track, will sit near the historic B&B Carousell and the new Steeplechase Plaza, and mark another important milestone in Coney Island’s rebirth.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. today announced the groundbreaking of the 133,000 square foot retail development at Broadway Plaza in the Bronx, which will activate an approximately 80,000 square foot site located along the Broadway retail corridor.
NYCEDC today announced a partnership that will lead to the creation of Harlem Biospace, a new life sciences incubator which will provide affordable wet-lab and microbench facilities, specialized laboratory equipment, mentorship and business support to early-stage life sciences companies.