On Thursday, May 2, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) hosted a forum on the City’s Food Retail Expansion to Support Health (FRESH) program in order to provide an educational workshop and unique networking opportunity for affordable housing developers and supermarket operators that could be eligible for available discretionary tax and zoning benefits. The event featured representatives with NYCEDC, Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the Mayor’s Office of Food Policy, and the Low Income Investment Fund.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) that aims to identify organizations interested in developing and operating truck-accessible electric charging stations throughout the City. The initiative is the latest update to the $100M FreightNYC plan, which will modernize the City’s freight distribution network.
Today, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Executive Vice President and COO Rachel Loeb, Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Acting Commissioner Eric Enderlin, Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Acting President Richard Froehlich, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, and Councilmember Diana Ayala and community stakeholders broke ground on One East Harlem, a vibrant one-acre, mixed-use development that will bring nearly 300 units of housing to East Harlem. Officials were joined by representatives from development team comprised of Richman Group Development Corporation, Bridges Development Group, Monadnock Development LLC., Hope Community Development Inc. and El Barrio Operation Fightback.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in partnership with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the sixth round of Fashion Manufacturing Initiative (FMI) Grant Fund recipients. This round marks the program’s largest investment yet and the highest number of recipients in a single year since its 2013 launch.
Women.nyc, the pioneering initiative to keep New York the greatest city in the world for women, today announced the formation of its advisory board to continue propelling the city forward in the fight for gender equity. These leaders hold positions in tech, finance, media, education, business, and other key sectors and will provide more of the leadership needed to move the needle on achieving gender parity in the workplace. The board will be led by Alicia Glen, former deputy mayor for housing and economic development under the de Blasio administration and one of the founders of women.nyc. The full list of board members and their affiliations is below.