THE GREATER HUNTS POINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

We're hiring: Community Development Specialist (Avenue NYC Commercial Revitalization Manager)

 A Commercial Revitalization Manager position has been funded by the City's Dept of Small Business services for the Hunts Point-Longwood section of the South Bronx. This job will sit at Urban Health Plan, Inc. with coordination with UHP's affiliates Greater Hunts Point Economic Development Corp & Chamber of Commerce. See the full job description at the link below.

Food for Thought

SHERIDAN/BRUCKNER ENHANCEMENT

In March 2017 Governor Cuomo announced a $1.8 Billion NYS Dept of Transportation initiative

  · Create a new family-friendly Sheridan Boulevard by changing the Expressway from an interstate into a landscaped boulevard and install three signal crossings to provide residents with direct, safe access to the Bronx waterfront and Starlight Park. A new pedestrian bridge over the Bronx River will connect the two sides of the Park to enhance walking, bicycling and recreation.  

This project aims to transform South Bronx circulation though a 2-part project that will:

  · Eliminate the bottleneck at the Bruckner-Sheridan Interchange and improve vehicle access to Hunts Point by adding a third lane to the Bruckner Expressway and relocating the Sheridan ramps. The proposed project has two alternative solutions -  a new elevated connection between Sheridan/Bruckner and Edgewater Road on the eastern edge of the Point or a new elevated connection between the Bruckner and Oak Point Avenue on the western edge of the Point.  

30th ANNUAL GREATER HUNTS POINT CHAMBER TENT PARTY

OCTOBER 26, 2017 ... A GREAT TIME WAS HAD BY ALL!

BUSINESS RECYCLING: AUG 1, 2017

  Enforcement of NYC Business Recycling Rules Begins August 1, 2017  


The New York City Department of Sanitation will begin enforcing business recycling rules that went into effect last year. The rules cover all commercial establishments, and others, that have their garbage and recycling collected by private carters. All businesses must recycle metal, glass, plastic, beverage cartons and paper. Some must also recycle textiles and organic material.


 click for NYC Dept of Sanitation website

HUNTS POINT RESILIENCY

A New York City EDC initiative to enhance Energy Resiliency & Flood Risk Reduction on the peninsula

BronXchange

BRONXCHANGE IS A NEW BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS NETWORK THAT LINKS AND SUPPORTS BRONX-BASED BUYERS & SELLERS.  SIGN UP YOUR PRODUCT OR SERVICE.  REGISTER TO INCREASE YOUR LOCAL BUYING.  BRONXCHANGE HAS  UNIQUE FINANCIAL TOOLS TO HELP SMALL SUPPLIERS CONTRACT WITH LARGE & INSTITUTIONAL PURCHASERS.  

LETS KEEP MORE DOLLARS CIRCULATING IN THE BRONX!

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE APPLICATION


Download the Greater Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce membership application.  The Chamber serves Hunts Point, Port Morris, Longwood and neighboring areas of the South Bronx.

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THE GREATER HUNTS POINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION & Greater Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce

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