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  • MAYOR DE BLASIO UNVEILS NEW DESIGN AND PROGRAMS COMING TO UNION SQUARE TECH HUB

    Mayor de Blasio met with tech workers at AppNexus today to unveil the latest designs and details for the new Union Square Tech Hub, a City-backed project to provide space for tech worker training, education, start-ups and convening.

  • STATE OF THE CITY: MAYOR DE BLASIO CREATES MADE IN NY MANUFACTURING CAMPUS AT BUSH TERMINAL IN BROOKLYN FOR FILM AND FASHION INDUSTRIES

    Mayor Bill de Blasio today was joined by leaders from New York City’s fashion, film and television industries to announce the City’s $136 million commitment in a ‘Made in New York’ Campus at Bush Terminal. The underutilized Sunset Park buildings will be transformed into a hub for garment manufacturing and film and television production, and support more than 1,500 permanent jobs. This is just the most recent investment City is making in Sunset Park, where we’ve dedicated millions of dollars to grow thousands of good industrial jobs. The build out of modern garment manufacturing space, sound stages, and other campus improvements is expected to create more than 800 construction jobs.

  • NYCEDC Launches Campaign To Promote Made In NY: Fashion Certification Program

    In advance of the semi-annual New York Fashion Week (NYFW) that kicks off this week, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) will launch a three-week marketing campaign that consists of print, social media, digital, and video to spotlight the City’s growing fashion design and manufacturing sector, and to promote a diverse array of Made in NY certified fashion designers.

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Pass the Caviar, Casanova: How Much Do New Yorkers Really Spend on Valentine’s Day?

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Twenty-sixteen was the hottest year on record – and we don’t just mean the climate! Valentine’s Day spending was the highest ever last year, but the National Retail Federation (NRF) expects spending to ease a bit in 2017. The NRF survey projects that Americans will spend about $18.2 billion on the holiday this year compared with $19.7 billion last year.

Resources

  • January 2017 Economic Snapshot: Making Sense of the Numbers

    Job numbers are high, construction is bustling, and the Gross City Product is up 1.7% — but what does that all really mean? This month, we dive into the data to explain to everyday New Yorkers how to make sense of it all. We hope you enjoy our brand new, easy-to-read format! Don't forget to join Simon and Andrew for an in-depth discussion on New York City's economy, only on the Economic Snapshot Podcast.

  • December 2016 Economic Snapshot: The Economics of Culture and Charity

    Ever wondered how many charities are in New York City - or how many people they employ? Or how much money museums bring in? Simon and Andrew discuss the recent employment numbers in New York City and explore the economics of giving in the final podcast of 2016.

Real Estate Development & Procurement

Beach 21st Street Mixed-Use Development, Downtown Far Rockaway RFP

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Be a part of Mayor de Blasio’s Housing New York affordable housing plan through a new development opportunity located in Downtown Far Rockaway, Queens. New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) are seeking proposals for the long-term ground lease and development of an approximately 42,500-square-foot-site (the Site) in the center of Downtown Far Rockaway. The highly visible Site is located less than a block from the A train, adjacent to a planned public plaza, and less than a mile from the beach. It is also above the 100-year and 500-year flood plains.

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On-Call Planning, Environmental and Traffic Engineering Services RFP

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New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking a consultant team to provide on-call planning, environmental assessment and traffic engineering consultant services for various properties located within the five boroughs. Environmental assessment work will be completed in accordance with Federal (NEPA), State (SEQR), and City (CEQR) environmental quality review procedures and industry accepted methods and standards.

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#81: How to Make Sense of the Numbers (Deep Dive Edition)

Job numbers are high, construction is bustling, and the Gross City Product is up 1.7% — but what does that all really mean? Simon and Andrew break from their regular programming and dive into the data to explain to everyday New Yorkers how to make sense of it all.

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