New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today will celebrate the opening of TechShop Brooklyn, a 20,500-square-foot shared advanced manufacturing center at the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT) in Sunset Park. The completed facility will be revealed for the first time at a public preview party starting at 5:30 p.m. TechShop Brooklyn will be open for business on October 30th.
Last night, a number of iconic New York City buildings, including the Empire State Building and One World Trade, along with billboards and CityBridge's LinkNYC screens lit up in ‘Amazon Orange’ in support of the City’s official bid for Amazon’s second headquarters.
The City of New York today submitted its formal proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters (HQ2), expected to bring 50,000 good-paying jobs and an investment of over $5 billion to a city in North America. The proposal, which was submitted in partnership with the State of New York, emphasized the competitive advantages that uniquely position New York City. The city boasts the largest pool of talent in the country, world-class academic and research institutions, and the nation’s most diverse economy.
Tonight, October 18th, several key New York City landmarks and venues will light up in ‘Amazon Orange’ as a show of support for the City’s official bid for Amazon’s second headquarters. A number of iconic city buildings, including the Empire State Building and One World Trade, along with billboards and CityBridge's LinkNYC screens will light up at exactly 9:00pm eastern daylight time.
The New York City Council today approved Bronx Point, a dynamic mixed-used development that will feature over two acres of world-class public open spaces with waterfront access, up to 1,000 units of housing, a home for the Universal Hip-Hop Museum, a state-of-the-art multiplex theater, community space, educational programming, a neighborhood food hall and incubator and more. Today’s vote marks the final step in the City’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure process.