“Shop Sandy Biz” Campaign, $17B Infrastructure Upgrades as Second Anniversary Approaches

Over the past two years, New York City has seen its share of hard times and recovery continues at a steady pace. On Sunday, October 26th, Senator Charles Shumer announced in front of the Whitehall Terminal that a total of $17 billion has been collected by New York State for […]

Culture and Real Estate Seeing Big Changes in North Shore Neighborhood

After many years of gossip, Staten Island’s Stapleton community is beginning to see marked signs of progress. On what used to be the site of a U.S. Navy homeport, 35 acres of decommissioned land are currently being shaped by a mixed-use development aimed at young professionals, called Urban Ready Living […]

Brooklyn Brewery Eyes Staten Island’s West Shore for New Facility

A fermented New York City staple is looking to expand across the Narrows. The Brooklyn Brewery has responded to increasing international demand for its beer with plans to build a large plant outside of densely populated Brooklyn. The company, whose best-known location is in the Williamsburg neighborhood, has applied for […]

De Blasio Vows to Bring Affordable Housing to New York City

Our Mayor wants to put working class families back on the map. On Monday, May 5th, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced to citizens that his administration will be allocating a total of $41 billion toward the creation and maintenance of 200,000 affordable housing units throughout the five […]

Business Owners Shine in Staten Island Business Improvement Districts

Staten Island is hungry for a competitive business advantage– could more Business Improvement Districts bolster our credibility? On Wednesday, April 30th, The Richmond County Savings Foundation contributed $90,000 worth of funding toward the creation of BIDs at the SIEDC Annual Business Development Conference. One of these districts will be on […]