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NYCEDC Statement on CPC Vote on Tech Training Center

Jun 27 2018

Following the City Planning Commission's unanimous vote in favor of the City's proposal to create the Tech Training Center in Union Square, NYCEDC issued the following statement:

“The Tech Training Center in Union Square will create a new model for accessing New York City’s tech sector – connecting New Yorkers to modern skills training and job opportunities with growing companies, all under one roof. We are thrilled to see the project continue to gain momentum throughout the public review process and appreciate the City Planning Commission’s feedback on ways to make it even stronger," said Ryan Birchmeier, Senior Associate, NYCEDC Public Affairs.

In conjunction with today’s CPC vote, ​NYCEDC also released a video about the project and its potential.

New York City Economic Development Corporation creates shared prosperity across New York City’s five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and creating good jobs. NYCEDC works with and for communities to provide them with the resources they need to thrive, and we invest in projects that increase sustainability, support job growth, develop talent, and spark innovation to strengthen the City’s competitive advantage. To learn more about our work and initiatives, please visit us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.