Press Releases

Browse NYCEDC’s current press releases to learn more about ongoing efforts to strengthen New York City's economy.

Current Releases

  • NYCEDC Announces Rockaway Ferry Shuttle Route

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released details for the Rockaway Shuttle, a free bus service that will connect residents with the Citywide Ferry Service launching in summer 2017. The eastbound and westbound shuttle routes each span four miles, connecting the ferry terminal at Beach 108th Street with Beach 35th Street to the east, and Beach 169th Street to the west.
  • Pumpkins And Candy: New York City Economy Gears Up For Halloween

    Nearly 8 million New Yorkers will be purchasing candy this Halloween, joining 94 percent of Americans polled by the National Retail Association.
  • NYCEDC Announces Plan to Transform Former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center Into Vibrant, Live-Work Campus

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) today announced plans to transform the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx into a 5-acre campus featuring 100% affordable housing, good jobs, and recreational space.
  • NYCEDC Announces Implementation Of Resiliency Tech-Program, Rise: NYC

    NYCEDC today announced the beginning of program-wide implementation for RISE : NYC (Resiliency Innovations for a Stronger Economy), a technology innovation program that provides assistance to Hurricane Sandy-impacted small businesses.
  • NYCEDC and ORR Release Updated Waterfront Inspection Guidelines Manual

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR) today released a newly updated Citywide Waterfront Inspection Guidelines Manual, a valuable resource that outlines standard operating procedures for inspecting City-owned coastal and waterfront assets. The updated manual, originally published in 1999, includes refined criteria, new standards to reflect current environmental conditions and includes new soft infrastructure asset types such as marshes.
  • NYCEDC Selects Bartlett Dairy to Develop JFK North Site

    The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the selection of Bartlett Dairy and Food Service, a family-run local business, to develop a 56,000 square foot distribution and manufacturing center on a significant portion of the John F. Kennedy (JFK) North Site, one of the largest city-owned manufacturing zoned properties.
  • NYCEDC And HITLAB Select Four Startups For Inaugural Digital Health Breakthrough Network

    NYCEDC and HITLAB announced the selection of four startups for the inaugural batch of the Digital Health Breakthrough Network, an initiative for rapid advancement of nascent health technologies through collaboration among members of New York City’s health and technology sectors.
  • NYCEDC Selects Industry Leader Techshop To Operate Advanced Manufacturing Center In Sunset Park

    NYCEDC today announced that industry leader TechShop has been selected to operate a more than 15,000 square foot advanced manufacturing center at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park. This shared workspace will provide makers and other small manufacturing firms with affordable access to 21st century equipment, as well as access to a suite of support services.
  • NYCEDC Announces NYCxDESIGN 2017 Dates

    NYCxDESIGN 2017 will run from May 3rd – 24th. The fifth annual celebration of global design will increase from two to three weeks for 2017. The extended program for 2017 will allow for expanded programming in venues throughout the City with more details to be released later this year.
  • NYCEDC Announces Neighborhood Grocery Store Coming To Lower East Side Scheduled For 2018

    NYCEDC and Delancey Street Associates (a joint venture of L+M Development Partners, BFC Partners, and Taconic Investment Partners) announced today that the new Essex Crossing development on Manhattan’s Lower East Side will include a Trader Joe’s at 145 Clinton Street. Upon scheduled completion in 2018, this neighborhood grocery store will provide quality food options to local residents in a community historically lacking in access to fresh products.


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