Neighborhood Development

Read the latest updates on NYCEDC's neighborhood development initiatives.

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Envisioning The Future Together With NYC Communities

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Over the past few weeks, NYCEDC has been spending more time on the ground, speaking directly to communities to develop new neighborhood strategies. Here's some of the public input we've heard at recent community vision meetings.

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Inside a FRESH Supermarket: Super Fi Emporium

 |  NYCEDC
FRESH was created in 2009 to provide nutritious, affordable, fresh food options in underserved communities with zoning and financial incentives to eligible grocery store operators and developers. Since launching, a total of 20 FRESH projects have been approved with supermarkets estimated to create over 940 new jobs.

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Transforming Water Street's POPS

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Water Street in Lower Manhattan struggled to recover from damage to office buildings, infrastructure, and public spaces. In response to these challenges, NYCEDC has laid out strategies to help put the district back on its feet, while laying the groundwork for improved, long-term resiliency and viability.

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The Rebirth of Lower Manhattan

 |  NYCEDC
Yesterday, hundreds of employees moved into One World Trade Center, signaling the rebirth of downtown Manhattan as the world's financial and innovation district.

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Staten Island Storefronts: Race For Space!

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Nine businesses will open their doors in downtown Staten Island as part of the SI storefronts competition. They are...

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Activating Staten Island's Beachfront

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We're looking for proposals that will activate the public beachfront and enhance economic resiliency on Staten Island's East and South Shores.

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Take the H.E.L.M. 2.0 Winners

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The second annual Take the H.E.L.M. Awards Ceremony awarded four grand prize winners and four runner-ups a total of $1.2 million in funding to assist with their office move to Lower Manhattan.

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New Incubators Are Creating Communities of Entrepreneurs

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NYCEDC opened two incubators this past week. Here's a summary of their offerings, and a look at what's coming up.

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Lower Manhattan's Transformation

 |  NYCEDC
There is no denying that New York City has experienced considerable change in the past decade. Arguably, some of the biggest changes have taken place below Chambers Street in Lower Manhattan.

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NYC Development Finance Conference: Register Today

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NYCEDC invites developers, not-for-profits, Community Development Entities, and investors to the 8th Annual NYC Development Finance Conference. Learn about a wide range of development finance tools and incentives.