Business Development

Amazon Expands NYC Footprint

Amazon Expands NYC Footprint

CUOMO ANNOUNCES NEW AMAZON OFFICE IN NEW YORK CITY WILL CREATE 2,000 JOBS Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Amazonwill expand its presence in New York City with the addition of a 359,000 square-foot administrative office at 5 Manhattan West. This […]

Op-Ed: Start-Up NY Weakens, Business Anxiety Remains Strong

Op-Ed: Start-Up NY Weakens, Business Anxiety Remains Strong

By Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb When it comes to the business of Albany, it is essential to draw a distinction between rhetoric and reality. In no area is that more apparent than the state’s economic-development efforts. Lofty promises, […]

First Annual BRONX BUSINESS DIRECTORY & RESOURCE GUIDE Has Been Published

First Annual BRONX BUSINESS DIRECTORY & RESOURCE GUIDE Has Been Published

By: Nunzio Del Greco President and CEO Bronx Chamber of Commerce This is an historic event! I am very proud to announce that the first annual BRONX BUSINESS DIRECTORY & RESOURCE GUIDE of the Bronx Chamber of Commerce has been […]

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Daily Fantasy Sports Now Legal In New York 

DFS are expected to generate approximately $4 million in revenue to fund state education aid.

Democrats In Congress Sit-In to Demand A Vote on Gun Violence

Democrats In Congress Sit-In to Demand A Vote on Gun Violence

Democrats In Congress Sit-In to Demand A Vote on Gun Violence WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman José E. Serrano joined fellow House Democrats’ sit-in on the House Floor to demand that Speaker Ryan and House Republicans allow a vote on bipartisan […]

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie welcomed @NFL quarterback greats @JimKelly1212 & Vinny Testaverde to the People's House Tuesday.

Assembly Speaker Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde

Assembly Speaker Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde   Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie met with former NFL quarterbacks Jim Kelly and Vinny Testaverde. The two former NFL pro quarterbacks were in the Capitol to lobby on […]

ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER KOLB MEETS WITH LEGENDARY BUFFALO BILLS QUARTERBACK JIM KELLY

ASSEMBLY MINORITY LEADER KOLB MEETS WITH LEGENDARY BUFFALO BILLS QUARTERBACK JIM KELLY

New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) (right) met with former Buffalo Bills quarterback and National Football League Hall of Famer, Jim Kelly, on Tuesday at his office in the Capitol. Kelly, who was in Albany discussing […]

Own A Green Taxi Permit

Green Taxi Opportunities

The NYC Taxi and Limosine Commission announces that Green Cab permits will now be more widely available. Pricing starts at $3450 per permit. For more information call 718-391-5501. Starting Monday June 13, Street Hail Livery, i.e., Green Taxi cab permits will […]

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

DiNapoli: Small Businesses Are Vital To State’s Economy

There are more than 451,000 small businesses in New York State, covering a vast spectrum of firms from neighborhood coffee shops to specialized tech firms. Earlier this month, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a report highlighting the enormous contributions these small […]

Sales of Cars and Car Parts At $1 Trillion

Sales of Cars and Car Parts At $1 Trillion

Car and car parts dealers had sales of $1.0 trillion, representing an increase of 6.5 percent over the previous year, according to new statistics released today from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 Annual Retail Trade Survey.   The Census Bureau […]

CUOMO NOMINATES ROSSANA ROSADO AS NEW YORK SECRETARY OF STATE

CUOMO NOMINATES ROSSANA ROSADO AS NEW YORK SECRETARY OF STATE

Rosado to succeed Cesar Perales, Lifelong Public Servant and Founder of New York State Office of New Americans Perales to Retire from Department of State, be Nominated to Empire State Development Board   Governor Cuomo has nominated Rossana Rosado as […]

SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet Visits City to Announce Additional Hurricane Sandy Assistance

SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet Visits City to Announce Additional Hurricane Sandy Assistance

WASHINGTON, DC — Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is visiting New York City today. At an SBA disaster assistance office in Red Hook, Brooklyn, Contreras-Sweet will join Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-7) to announce SBA available assistance to […]

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Cuomo To Lift Number of MWBE Contracts To 30%

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled another proposal ahead of his 2016 agenda. This time he vowed to increase opportunity for minority- and women-owned business enterprises across New York State. In 2014, Governor Cuomo established a goal of 30 percent for […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks with a job seeker during a job fair in the Bronx County Building on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. The event, which was co-sponsored by the borough president, the New York State Department of Labor and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, featured representatives of 23 companies offering 1,000 jobs, and was attended by hundreds of individuals.

Bronx Economy Continues To Grow: Jobs Up, Unemployment Down

The Bronx economy continues to grow and improve, according to recently released numbers from the New York State Department of Labor.   The unemployment rate in The Bronx fell to 7.3 percent in August 2015, down from 7.7 percent in […]

Bronx African Advisory Council Hosts Community Business Workshop

Bronx African Advisory Council Hosts Community Business Workshop

The Bronx African Advisory Council (AAC) is hosting an open Community Business Workshop for persons interested in starting and growing their business.  Information about small business grants and loan will be made available. Date: Thursday, August 20th Time: 6 pm Location: Bronx […]