NYCEDC is working alongside the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) to redevelop the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center into a mixed-use, live/work campus known as The Peninsula that will help revitalize the Hunts Point neighborhood.
The Bronx Business Bridge is part of NYCEDC’s Low Income Fast Track Entrepreneurship Program (LIFT), designed to connect New Yorkers from low-income neighborhoods with opportunities to grow their business and help alleviate key challenges that prevent many from moving up the economic ladder. The Bronx Business Bridge Incubator provides approximately 30 flexible workstations and conference room space to premier start-ups and small businesses. The incubator hosts a suite of services fine-tuned to help guide entrepreneurs towards success.
On January 21, BXL Business Incubator celebrated its 2015 launch and rebranding with its new operator, Business Outreach Center, and NYCEDC as its sponsor. Let's meet some of the entrepreneurs who are part of this community.
NYCEDC today announced the grand opening of the 133,000 square foot Broadway Plaza retail development, already creating approximately 200 new full and part-time jobs in the Riverdale/Kingsbridge sections of the Bronx.