Brooklyn

  • The Made in NY Campus at Bush Terminal
  • Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX)
  • Kings Theatre
  • Citywide Ferry Service
  • Coney Island

Borough Overview

Home to nearly 2.6 million residents, Brooklyn is the most populous borough in New York City and host to a thriving art and cultural scene and a growing innovation economy. With as many as two hundred different languages and a population that is nearly 40% foreign born, Brooklyn’s diversity is a shining example of multiculturalism at work in the United States. With projects ranging from the Kings theater to Coney Island Creek to the Downtown Cultural District, NYCEDC is deeply invested in the future of this borough.

Projects

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The Made in NY Campus at Bush Terminal

Anticipated to open in 2020, the Made in NY Campus will help synergize creative manufacturing uses and provide affordable, best-in-class industrial facilities for garment manufacturing, film and media production, and related services and industries.


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Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX)

Connecting over 400,000 residents to major job hubs from Sunset Park to Astoria, Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) will generate over $25 billion in economic impact to our city over the next 30 years.


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Kings Theatre

The restoration and expansion of the former Loew's Kings Theatre marks the rebirth of a marvelous historic arts space.


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Citywide Ferry Service

Beginning in 2017, Citywide Ferry Service will provide a new, affordable way to travel between waterfront communities throughout New York City.


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Coney Island

For more than a century, New Yorkers and visitors alike have enjoyed the fascination, freedom, and diversity of the world-famous urban amusement destination known as "The People’s Playground."

Workspaces

Media & Emerging Tech /  Incubators and Coworking Spaces

Made in NY Media Center

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This 20,000-square-foot facility is located on the ground floor of 22 John Street in DUMBO, in a New York City landmark building constructed in 1909 by William Higginson for the Arbuckle Brothers, once America's largest coffee roaster and packager.

Incubators and Coworking Spaces

Urban Future Lab

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The Urban Future Lab is New York City’s premier facility for the cleantech and energy community, supporting company formation and showcasing innovation.

Incubators and Coworking Spaces

Brooklyn Foodworks

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The Brooklyn FoodWorks seeks to be the premier platform to prototype, launch and grow innovative food businesses. They aim to be a catalyst for economic development through holistic support of nascent food entrepreneurs.

Financing & Incentives /  Tax Incentives

Futureworks NYC Growth Initiative

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The Futureworks NYC Growth Initiative provides early-stage companies using and developing advanced manufacturing technologies with up to $30,000 in funding over two years to support their growth in New York City.

Urban Innovation & Sustainability

Urbantech NYC

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To help New York City's entrepreneurship ecosystem grow, NYCEDC is launching a new model of support for fast-growing companies that are solving our most pressing urban challenges.

Programs

Programs for Entrepreneurs /  Fashion

Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI)

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The Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI) is a $6M public-private partnership fund to support innovation and growth within New York City’s garment production industry.


Industrial

Industrial Growth Initiative

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With the Industrial Growth Initiative, NYCEDC is providing qualified small industrial businesses the opportunity to learn growth strategies from industry experts during a yearlong program.

News

NEWS

Construction to begin on South Brooklyn ferry stop at Bay Ridge Pier

 |  Source: Brooklyn Reporter

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Made in NY Campus to be a hub for film and fashion

 |  Source: Building Design & Construction

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New York Tries to Revive Garment Industry, Outside the Garment District

 |  Source: New York Times

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Poll reveals enormous support for Brooklyn-Queens Connector streetcar

 |  Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle

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Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn embodies the best of New York City. A quick subway or ferry ride across the river from Lower Manhattan, the neighborhood is home to a thriving art and cultural scene and a growing innovation economy.