Economic Development

September 20, 2017-Bronx, NY- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces Bronx Civic Center as $10 Million New York City region winner of second-round Downstate Revitalization Initiative.

Cuomo Announces $10 Million Downtown Bronx Civic Center Grant

On Tuesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the Bronx Civic Center neighborhood in the South Bronx will receive $10 million in funding and investments as the New York City winner of the second round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. As in […]

Bronxites…Your Voice Is Needed…Important Community Discussion to Discuss Strategies to Reduce Poverty!

Bronxites…Your Voice Is Needed…Important Community Discussion to Discuss Strategies to Reduce Poverty!

Bronxites…The Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative needs your voice…Important Community Discussion to Discuss Strategies to Reduce Poverty! It’s an important opportunity for people who live, love, and support the Bronx to build on our strengths and combat the scourge of […]

NYC Wins $80.2 Million REDC Awards Funding

NYC Wins $80.2 Million REDC Awards Funding

This afternoon, FOX Business News Channel host Maria Bartiromo announced that New York City is a top performer, and will receive $80.2M for 121 Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) projects. The event was livestreamed from the Hart Theatre, Egg Center […]

Pumpkins and Candy: New York City Economy Gears Up For Halloween 

Pumpkins and Candy: New York City Economy Gears Up For Halloween 

New York City is currently home to 37 candy manufacturing plants employing approximately 520 workers.

by · October 31, 2016 · Economic Development, Government
Artist rendering of planned 50,000 square foot facility to include an aquatics center with two swimming pools, wellness center, full-length basketball court, indoor track, gymnasium and programming.

It’s Good To Be Assembly Speaker…Edenwald To Get State-of-the-Art Rec Center

MAYOR DE BLASIO, SPEAKER HEASTIE ANNOUNCE STATE-OF-THE-ART RECREATIONAL FACILITY COMING TO EDENWALD     Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President Maria Torres-Springer and local elected officials announced the selection of […]

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb

OPINION: TRANSPARENCY SHOULD BE THE EXPECTATION IN MAJOR INVESTMENTS LIKE BUFFALO BILLION

TRANSPARENCY SHOULD BE THE EXPECTATION IN MAJOR INVESTMENTS LIKE BUFFALO BILLION Legislative column from Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) In what has become a recurring bought of memory loss, the governor and his agency commissioners have again forgotten […]

Welcome2TheBronx! Well, It Depends On If Ed García Conde Approves

Welcome2TheBronx! Well, It Depends On If Ed García Conde Approves

The supposed gentrifiers Ed Condé seeks to chase away are providers of jobs and opportunities within the borough.

POP-UP IDNYC ENROLLMENT CENTER LAUNCHES AT SPRING BANK 10AM TODAY

City agencies and Spring Bank will launch IDNYC’s first pop-up enrollment center at a bank, located at 69 E. 167th St (Gerard Av) in the Bronx, on Thursday, June 23 at 10 a.m.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RELEASES ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT

BP Diaz Report Highlights Over $9.4 Billion in Total Bronx Development Since 2009.

Vernuccio’s View: Increased Minimum Wage Increases Unemployment

Vernuccio’s View: Increased Minimum Wage Increases Unemployment

Increased Minimum Wage Increases Unemployment By Frank Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.     The debate over raising the minimum wage has become a significant factor in the presidential contest. The evidence indicates that, contrary to the claims of Senator Sanders and […]

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 […]

BRONX BP DIAZ RELEASES REPORT PROPOSING PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT AT CONCOURSE YARD

BRONX BP DIAZ RELEASES REPORT PROPOSING PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT AT CONCOURSE YARD

Report Finds Potential for Nearly Two Million Square Feet of Development at Concourse Yard     Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued a preliminary report cataloging the potential of platform development at three borough railyard sites.   The […]

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 […]

Bronx Assemblyman Says Technology Is The Future of Work

Bronx Assemblyman Says Technology Is The Future of Work

Last Thursday afternoon, hundreds of Bronxites, young and old, social entrepreneurs and business leaders gathered at the historic Old Bronx Courthouse on Third Avenue and 161st Street for Assemblyman Michael Blake’s “New Faces of Technology” event.       The […]

Bronx Job Numbers Up

BRONX UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS AGAIN   Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is praising new job numbers from the New York State Department of Labor, which show another drop in the borough’s unemployment rate and a significant increase in the county’s […]