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Current Releases

  • NYCEDC Welcomes Start of ESPN Broadcasting at South Street Seaport

    New York City Economic Development (NYCEDC) today welcomed ESPN Broadcasting Studios as the first occupant of commercial space at Pier 17 in South Street Seaport. The popular sports network will use a portion of the space for their newest morning program, “Get Up!”, which began airing today. The show will air from 7-10 AM on weekdays and stars Mike Greenberg, Michelle Beadle, and Jalen Rose.
  • NYCEDC Announces Economic Impact of $7.9 Million for 2018 Mets Opening Day Game

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released results of an economic impact analysis, showing that the 2018 Mets Opening Day Game at Citi Field generates an economic impact of $7.91 million for the city.
  • New York Works: City Launches First Program As Part Of City’s $5 Million Investment To Create 450 Apprenticeships For New Yorkers

    NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President and CEO James Patchett today announced that applications are now open for a new apprenticeship program aimed at connecting New Yorkers to the 21st century skills needed to fill employer demands. The program, ApprenticeNYC, is the first program from the City’s investment of $5 million to create 450 apprenticeships in the industrial, health, and tech industries over the next three years. The City will partner with nine local manufacturing businesses to provide participants with limited or no prior experience, with paid, full-time apprenticeships as computer numerical control (CNC) machinists.
  • NYCEDC Launches Community Solar Garden at Brooklyn Army Terminal

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today launched an effort to bring a community solar garden to the Brooklyn Army Terminal. NYCEDC will provide up to 100,000 square feet of rooftop space to pilot a subscription-based, shared solar program for Sunset Park residents and local industrial businesses.
  • NYCEDC Announces Additional Vendors Coming to New Essex Street Market

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced four new vendors coming to the New Essex Street Market later this year. Samesa, Josephine’s Feast!, Saffron, and Flower Power Herbs and Roots will be joining 26 current vendors at the new location in fall of this year.

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