In 2014, we reported that local economic developers and community revitalization
advocates were making efforts to help business owners and, ultimately,
drive business to the East New York section of Brooklyn. Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Member Rafael Espinal announced a 20-point plan for job growth for East New York's Industrial Business Zone. Here, we've listed highlights from the plan.
The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (SUNY) was
one of 16 state and local economic development agencies, business
development centers, colleges and universities to receive a $125,000
Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program grant from the
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), it was announced today.