CoinDesk, NYCEDC Team Up To Launch NYC’s Inaugural “Blockchain Week”

CoinDesk, Inc., the leading digital media, events and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community, will partner with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to sponsor Blockchain Continue Reading →

NYCEDC, DCLA Seek Partners For Affordable Artist Workspace Initiative

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) today launched two new efforts to build capacity for affordable artist workspace in 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 Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Launches Campaign To Promote Made In NY

In advance of the semi-annual New York Fashion Week (NYFW) that kicks off tomorrow, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) will launch a three-week marketing campaign that consists of 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 Continue Reading →

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

New 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 Continue Reading →

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

New 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. The Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Closes New York Proton Center In Harlem

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the sale of a 51,000 square foot parcel in East Harlem for the construction of The New York Proton Center (NYPC), Continue Reading →

Deputy Mayor Glen Announces Program To Increase Funding For Women Entrepreneurs

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) in an effort to address the disparities related to raising capital Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Rep Rodriquez And Others Rejoice Inwood Neighborhood Rezoning

The de Blasio Administration and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez today celebrated the City Council’s approval of the Inwood neighborhood rezoning, the City’s plan to ensure Inwood remains an affordable, attractive Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Electeds And Others Announce Largest Year For Affordable Housing

Mayor de Blasio today announced that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989 of 25,243 units. Continue Reading →

NYC Initiative Offers $1.8 Million In Grants To Help Longstanding Small Businesses Compete

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that applications are now open for local small businesses to apply for a share of $1.8 million in Continue Reading →

New York City Launches First Blockchain Initiatives

Kicking off CoinDesk’s annual flagship Consensus conference as the opening keynote, NYCEDC President and CEO James Patchett today announced plans to plant a flag in New York City’s growing blockchain Continue Reading →

David Adjaye And Thelma Golden Talk, And More Kicks Off Today At NYCxDESIGN 2018

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today kicked off the start of NYCxDESIGN 2018, New York City’s annual celebration of design. The Harlem Love connection:

De Blasio And Council Member Rodriguez Announce Uptown As Next Location For NYCx

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO), and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (pictured) today announced the next site for NYCx Co-Labs programming Continue Reading →

NYC And France Partner To Fuel International Tech Expansions, Job Creation From Harlem To Hollis

The City of New York and France today announced a partnership to fuel international expansions and investment in the tech and innovation sectors. The Harlem Love connection:

Mayor de Blasio Announces City-Backed Loan Program For Women From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a first-of-its-kind targeted loan program that will make more than $5 million in affordable capital accessible to women entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses.  Continue Reading →

City Launches First Program As Part Of $5M Investment To Create 450 Apprenticeships

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop (pictured) and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President… The Harlem Love connection:

NYC Hits Record Low Unemployment, Grows Wages and Jobs From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced key signals that New York City’s economy is thriving, hitting a record low unemployment rate of 4.2%, the lowest since 1976, Continue Reading →

NYC Ferry Ramping Up Hiring Ahead of New Route Launches From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and NYC Ferry operated by Hornblower, today announced that hiring for the summer 2018 season is full steam ahead. The Harlem Love connection: