As the dust settles following the six-week dash to submit the city’s Amazon headquarters bid, attention is turning to what can be repurposed from the work — regardless of Amazon’s choice. The effort is reminiscent of another citywide sales job — the 2012 Olympic bid, which paved the way for […]
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New Jersey has lured another New York City company across states lines with a tax incentive. The advertising and printing company Peeq Media was awarded a nearly $5 million package to move 110 middle-wage employees to northern New Jersey. The company is one of the latest taking advantage of generous […]
The Bloomberg administration’s $130 million subsidy of grocery-delivery company FreshDirect became a flash point in a recent mayoral debate when, on a question about job creation, Joe Lhota criticized Bill de Blasio’s disapproval of the subsidy.
New York’s next mayor wants a Brooklyn Navy Yard in each borough.
3D printers can make just about anything these days. Saltshakers shaped like your head. Runway fashion. Custom prosthetics and hearing aids. Dream it, and you can print it. But can 3D printers make jobs?
What originally attracted people to Brooklyn – cheaper rents than Manhattan and cultural amenities – are now pulling people across the river to Queens, especially as neighborhoods throughout the borough continue to improve.
A small number of startups have put Queens on the map as a potential place for the city’s expanding tech industry. Local advocates and business leaders believe the borough’s immigrant population—combined with affordable real estate and the promise of better amenities—could attract more companies to join its nascent tech scene and generate more jobs.