Press Releases

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Current Releases

  • City Opens Sprawling, 5.5-Acre Waterfront Park in Hunter's Point South in Long Island City

    NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver FAICP, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, State Senator Michael Gianaris, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, and community members today celebrated the official grand opening of the second phase of Hunter's Point South's newly constructed 5.5-acre waterfront park expansion, and 3,400 linear feet of new roadways and vital infrastructure to support a growing community. The second phase of the park begins south of 54th Avenue and wraps around Newtown Creek to complete phase one of the park, resulting in a total of 11 acres of waterfront open space.
  • NYCEDC Statement on CPC Vote on Tech Training Center

    Statement on CPC Vote on Tech Training Center
  • NYCEDC Statement on CPC Vote on Inwood NYC

    Statement on City Planning Commission Vote on Inwood NYC
  • Over 100 Dyckman Houses Residents Attend Resource Fair

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Dyckman Houses Resident Association hosted a joint resource fair on Saturday for the residents of the Dyckman Houses in the Inwood section of Manhattan. The event was produced with support from Councilmember Ydanis Rodgriguez, Assembly Member Carmen De La Rosa, State Senator Marisol Alcántara, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer.
  • Bx27 Service Expansion to Accommodate New Soundview Ferry Coming This Summer

    MTA New York City Transit and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced today that Bx27 trips will be extended to the Soundview Ferry Landing in Clason Point Park to coordinate with the new city ferry service slated to launch this summer.


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