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  • Amazon will deliver economic diversity to NYC

    Source: Crain's New York Business

    Following his State of the City address last week, Mayor de Blasio today released additional details about the expansion of the NYC Ferry system, which will begin serving all five boroughs in 2020. The expansion includes the addition of two new routes that will run from Staten Island and Coney Island, plus the modification of two existing routes to include new stops in the Bronx and Brooklyn. A new ferry stop in the Throggs Neck/Ferry Point Park section of the Bronx will join the Soundview route, and a stop at the Brooklyn Navy Yard will be added to the Astoria Route.

  • NYCEDC To Open NYC’s Public-Private Blockchain Center

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced it has selected Future\Perfect Labs and Global Blockchain Business Council Future to launch and operate the City’s first public-private NYC Blockchain Center and SecondMuse to operate the NYC BigApps Blockchain Challenge. Both initiatives will help foster the continued growth of New York City’s burgeoning blockchain industry.

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A Day In the Life of a LifeSci NYC Intern: Sarah-Marie Saatori

For the fifth in a series of posts from participants in this summer's LifeSci NYC Internship Program, we hear from Sarah-Marie Saatori, whose summer internship led to the realization of a dream: a full-time position in the field of life sciences in New York City.


  • Economic Snapshot - Volume 12, 2018

    Unemployment remains at a record low, home price inflation fell to its lowest level since early 2017, and more.

  • PortNYC

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    PortNYC facilities include marine cargo terminals, rail facilities, cruise terminals, ferry landings, and heliports within the five boroughs of the City of New York.

Real Estate Development & Procurement

Building Acquisition, Garment Center, Manhattan RFEI

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New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) on behalf of the City of New York (the “City”) is proposing to make available up to twenty million dollars in City funding to fund a portion of the acquisition cost of a proposed building in the Garment Center district in Manhattan - the historic hub of garment manufacturing in New York City. This initiative represents one prong of the City’s effort to preserve and strengthen fashion manufacturing in the Garment Center as a vital anchor of the City’s world-class fashion industry.

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