Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced plans to transform the iconic Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx – vacant since 1996 – into the world’s largest indoor ice facility. The landmark armory, which occupies a full City block at 29 West Kingsbridge Road, will be redeveloped into a 750,000-square-foot ice sports facility to be known as Kingsbridge National Ice Center (KNIC).
NYCEDC, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, the Garfield Foundation and the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College today announced the five finalists of the Competition To Help Reach Immigrant Ventures and Entrepreneurs (THRIVE).
NYCEDC today announced the winners of Change the Course – The NYC Waterfront Construction Competition - which is designed to provide innovative and cost-saving solutions for completing marine construction projects and maintaining waterfront infrastructure in New York City.
NYCEDC today announced the selection of BillyBey Marina Services, LLC, in partnership with Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, to serve as the operator for seven of its berthing sites to better activate several of its key waterfront assets.
NYCEDC today announced the sale of a 110,000 square foot parcel of underutilized, City owned property in the Mill Basin neighborhood of Brooklyn to Bical Development, Inc. The developer will construct a 114,000 square foot building and a separate 4,000 square foot building at the site, located next to an existing Toys “R” Us store at 2875 Flatbush Avenue.
NYCEDC today announced the three winners of the Industrial Growth Initiative Business Plan Competition, a program piloted with Next Street to provide small industrial businesses the opportunity to learn specialized growth and development strategies from industry experts in New York City.
New York City Chief Information and Innovation Officer Rahul N. Merchant, Deputy Mayor for Operations Cas Holloway, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steel, Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky and Verizon Executive Director for National Operations Chris Levendos today announced the launch of an innovative pilot program.