NYCEDC and the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR) today released the Southern Manhattan Coastal Protection Study: Evaluating the Feasibility of a Multi-Purpose Levee, a study first recommended in the 2013 report “A Stronger, More Resilient New York” as one of 257 initiatives to protect New York City against climate change and extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy.
Mayor’s Office of ORR Director Daniel Zarrilli today announced a request for proposals, issued by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), seeking a team of experts to conduct a detailed feasibility study of flood protection strategies that could prevent catastrophic flooding in neighborhoods adjacent to Coney Island Creek in Southern Brooklyn.
NYCEDC today announced the 2014 World to NYC program, a business-to-business program designed to help leading businesses from around the world establish operations in the City, and encourage local companies and community groups to benefit from global best practices.
The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency Director Daniel Zarrilli today announced a request for proposals, issued through the NYCEDC, seeking an expert team to study New York City’s food supply and distribution networks in order to better understand these systems and their vulnerabilities as a part of the City’s resiliency plan.
NYCEDC today announced the three winners of the Industrial Growth Initiative, a two-stage growth strategy and realization program to provide New York City’s industrial businesses with the opportunity to learn specialized growth and development strategies from industry experts.
NYCEDC today announced the launch of NYC BigApps 2014, the City’s annual contest for all members of the tech and civic ecosystems to create web or mobile apps and other technology products using public and private data to address pressing City challenges.
NYCEDC and Triangle Equities today announced the execution of the lease for a long-vacant three-acre site in the St. George neighborhood of Staten Island, paving the way for construction to begin on the $200 million mixed-use Lighthouse Point development.