Okay Harlem, NYCEDC Launches Effort To Create Hub For NYC’s Cybersecurity Industry

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today launched its effort to position New York City as a global leader in cybersecurity jobs and innovation. Continue Reading →

ELabNYC Is Accepting Applications For Life Sciences Entrepreneur Training And Networking

NYCEDC is pleased to launch the sixth year of Entrepreneurship Lab NYC (ELabNYC), the premier life sciences entrepreneur training and networking program. Continue Reading →

Statement On Approval Of The 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial

Statement on the Approval of the 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial and Mixed-Use Project by the City Council Planning Subcommittee: Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYCEDC And Emerald Expositions Announce NYC’s First Large Scale Virtual Reality Conference + Expo

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Emerald Expositions, the largest trade show organizer in the U.S., today announced plans for the first large-scale Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) conference in New York City: NYVR Expo. Continue Reading →

Solar Capacity Expands Under Mayor de Blasio From Harlem To Hollis

In advance of Earth Day on April 22, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that solar capacity continues to expand citywide, bringing better access to clean affordable energy and well-paying green jobs. Continue Reading →

Harlem Developers, NYCEDC Seeks Proposals To Bring Mixed Income Housing And Open Space

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of a 58,000 square foot site in Long Island City, Queens. Continue Reading →

NYCEDC And The Mayor’s Office Announce Plan For VR/AR Lab

virtual-reality-and-augmented-reality-vr-ar-lab-fnalNew York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) today announced plans for a City-supported Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) lab for creators from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial Moves Forward In Harlem

harlem-african-burial-ground-task-force-nyc-untapped-cities5Since the Village of Harlem was founded in 1660, it has served as a major residential and cultural center for communities of African descent. Continue Reading →

Development Proposed At 2460 Second Avenue, Harlem

2460-Second-Avenue-777x521The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has released preliminary plans, ahead of a presentation set to be given later in September, to develop a 1.1-million-square-foot mixed-use project at 2460 Second Avenue, in northern East Harlem. Continue Reading →

IN2NYC Applications Open At The City College Of NY

City-College's-Sophie-Davis-School-of-Biomedical-Education (1)On Monday, May 23, NYCEDC will open applications for its International Innovators Initiative (IN2NYC). In celebration, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen and NYCEDC President Maria Torres-Springer will tour the Zahn Innovation Center at the City College of New York, a CUNY startup incubator and one of the IN2NYC partner institutions. Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Announces Major Expansion Of Initiatives To Support Minority And Women-Owned Firms

women-engaged slider by rudy collinsNew York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced a suite of initiatives to support emerging developers and minority, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses enterprises (M/W/DBE) across all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Harlem, Apply Now For NYC’s Entrepreneurship Lab

ELAB_FINAL_05_copy1NYCEDC and design technologies, are pleased to launch the fourth year of Entrepreneurship Lab NYC. ELabNYC, the premier life science entrepreneur training and networking program, is now accepting applications for the 2016 program. Continue Reading →