The City of New York today announced that based on an analysis of seasonally adjusted job numbers for January 2016 provided by the New York State Department of Labor, New York City has reached a record 4.29 million total jobs.
NYCEDC today announced the launch of the NYC Industrial Developer Fund, a $150 million public/private fund to provide project financing for industrial real estate development projects in New York City.
NYCEDC today announced the launch of the Digital Health Breakthrough Network, a new program in NYCEDC’s expanding portfolio of initiatives to establish New York City as a leading center of digital health, while improving the competitiveness and strength of the City’s healthcare sector, which employs over 500,000 New Yorkers throughout the five boroughs.
NYCEDC, in partnership with the City University of New York (CUNY), today announced the launch of the International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC), the first municipal program in the nation designed to help international entrepreneurs access visas so they can create jobs in the United States. IN2NYC will help up to 80 selected entrepreneurs gain access to the visas they need to grow their businesses in New York City, and is projected to create more than 700 jobs for New Yorkers in the first three years alone.
NYCEDC today announced UrbanTech NYC, a comprehensive program to help entrepreneurs and innovators address New York City’s most pressing urban challenges in sectors such as energy, waste, transportation, agriculture and water.
NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer and design community leaders today announced that NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s official citywide celebration of design, will include an additional three days of programing in 2016 along with new initiatives and events
NYCEDC, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Dinner Lab today announced the grand opening of Brooklyn FoodWorks, a 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 and the Helicopter Tourism and Jobs Council (HTJC) today announced an agreement to significantly reduce the impact of tourism helicopters on New York City residents while simultaneously preserving an industry that brings in millions of tourism dollars each year.