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Rockaway Beach Medical Arts Center

A transformative, $25 million, 55,000-square-foot state-of-the-art medical arts complex providing high-quality healthcare services to an underserved low-income community in a Federal Medically Underserved Area in the Rockaways, Queens. The new healthcare facility will fill a significant healthcare void created when Peninsula Hospital closed in 2012 as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy. The facility provides primary and specialty care, an ambulatory surgery center, dialysis, lab, imaging, and physical therapy services with nonprofit as the anchor tenant. 

Key Impacts:

  • Estimated 51 construction jobs and 100 FTE permanent jobs
  • Healthcare services for approximately 5,000 low-income community members annually

Madison Square Boys and Girls Club

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club. Photo Courtesy of Madison Square Boys & Girls Club.

A new, $48 million, 50,000-square-foot youth recreation and academic support center in Central Harlem, Manhattan, one of the most underserved urban neighborhoods in the country. The project will include a 9,700-square-foot gym, commercial kitchen, cafeteria, performing arts studio, and rooftop play area with an enclosed soccer field. The community center fulfills a key Manhattan Community Board 10 needs assessment request and will serve as a community anchor for local youth.

Key Impacts:

  • Estimated 142 construction jobs and 40 FTE permanent jobs
  • Community space, recreation facilities and academic support for 450 youth daily and 1,500 youth annually

GMDC Industrial Jobs Center

GMDC Industrial Jobs Center. Photo by Tim Soter/GMDC.

Renovation of a dilapidated warehouse building into a high-quality, $41 million, 88,000-square-foot small light-industrial business incubator in Ozone Park, Queens. Located in a severely distressed census tract and former manufacturing district, the project will provide long-term, 20% below market rents to approximately 25 small light-industrial businesses in dire need of affordable space and flexible lease rates.

Key Impacts:

  • Estimated 78 construction jobs and 80 FTE permanent jobs
  • Dedicated workspace and affordable, flexible lease rates for 25 light-industrial small-businesses

Village Super Market

ShopRite in Soundview, Bronx.. Photo by NYCEDC.

Renovation of an abandoned and dilapidated former supermarket building into a new, $22 million, 40,000-square-foot grocery store in an NYC FRESH zone. Located in a severely distressed low-income community in Soundview, Bronx, the project will provide access to healthy foods, accept SNAP benefits, hire from the local community in partnership with BronxWorks, and employ unionized workers. 

Key Impacts:

  • Estimated 40 construction jobs and 150 FTE permanent jobs
  • Healthy food options for approximately 15,000 low-income community residents annually

Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 127

Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 127. Visualization by S9 Architects.

Renovation of a 3-story, 100,000-square-foot former shipyard building into a $44 million industrial facility on the campus of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The building will be renovated into space for small light-industrial tenants (200 jobs) and creative office space (100 jobs), while also being restored to NPS historic standards and incorporating sustainable LEED building features. Through their nationally recognized Employment Center, the Navy Yard will work closely with project tenants to provide job opportunities for residents of the surrounding communities.

Key Impacts:

  • Estimated 75 construction jobs and 300 FTE permanent jobs
  • Dedicated workspace and affordable, flexible lease rates for 200 light-industrial jobs