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A snapshot of economic activities in queens
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A snapshot of economic activities in queens

The private sector in Queens employed 517,240 people, representing 15.1% of the City’s total private employment. Queens accounts for 56.4% of all the City’s Transportation and Utility companies, employing approximately 60,380 people in 2014. Queens also has the largest Construction sector of all boroughs, with 36.0% of citywide Construction employees in 2014. Construction projects valued...

April 2, 2018April 2, 2018by
Why you need to support a Community Benefits Agreement that ensures equitable and inclusive development in JFK Redevelopment
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Why you need to support a Community Benefits Agreement that ensures equitable and inclusive development in JFK Redevelopment

To upgrade the infrastructure of the city, John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport is to be renovated with an estimated $10 billion investment. The project comes with an increase in job opportunities and financial benefits, which include but are not limited to non-construction and construction employment opportunities, post-construction contracts, and economic opportunities for local businesses....

April 2, 2018May 6, 2019by