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Current Releases

  • City Officials Tour Progress of New York’s First Advanced Cancer Treatment Facility

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO James Patchett, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer today toured the construction progress of the New York Proton Center (NYPC) in East Harlem.
  • Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Mark-Viverito Announce Major Investments to Fill East Harlem Greenway Gap

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today announced a major investment to advance construction of a brand new section of the Greenway, between East 125th and East 132nd streets. This investment would close one of the last remaining gaps in the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway, a major step towards completing a contiguous 32-mile waterfront pedestrian promenade and bicycle path around Manhattan.
  • NYCEDC Selects Upper West Side Strategies as New Operator of LifeSci NYC Internship Program

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the selection of Upper West Strategies (UWS), a NYC-based consulting firm that focuses on government and mission-driven clients, to develop and manage the LifeSci NYC internship program. LifeSci NYC internships are part of Mayor de Blasio’s $500 million LifeSci NYC plan, 10-year initiative designed to accelerate growth of the life sciences industry and to create 16,000 new, good-paying jobs.
  • NYCEDC Announces Additional Vendors Coming to New Essex Street Market

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced three new vendors coming to the New Essex Street Market next year. Chinatown Ice Cream Factory, Essex Shambles, and Zerza will be joining 27 current vendors at the new location in fall 2018.
  • NYCEDC and HITLAB Announce Third Class of Digital Health Breakthrough Network

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with HITLAB, announced the third class of the Digital Health Breakthrough Network, an initiative for startups to pilot their products with end-users and strengthen their connection to New York City’s healthcare and technology sectors. The third class of startups are developing technologies such as virtual reality-based coaching platforms and scheduling coordination to streamline medical services, among others.


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