• “Business is booming at Sunset Park’s Industry City” by Andrea Tuccillo


    AM New York, October 26, 2014

    Industry City has partnered with the Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation to reach members of the community. The SBIDC’s executive director David Meade said he sees the job initiative as an “incredibly positive” neighborhood resource that will continue to expand.

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  • “How Employers Win the Talent War” by Anne Field


    Crain's New York Business, September 09, 2014

    Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corp. recently teamed up with Juma Ventures, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that runs two-week programs for first-generation college freshmen and high-school seniors. Juma teaches soft skills, then places participants in six-week internship programs in New York

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  • David Meade featured on BRIC Independent Media’s BK Live


    BRIC Independent Media, February 18, 2014

    SBIDC Executive Director David Meade was featured on BK Live, discussing Sunset Park’s industrial redevelopment with host (and SBIDC board member), Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow CEO Randy Peers. View video of the interview about industrial business development

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  • “Companies offering jobs in Sunset Park” by Gloria Medina


    El Diario, May 29, 2014

    We have a division that helps local residents find good jobs in industry; and companies to hire the staff they need,’ said Justin Collins, director of the Department of Workforce Development of SBIDC. According to Collins, anyone who needs a

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  • “For Sunset Park, New BRT Routes Could Help Foster Jobs” by Norman Oder


    Brooklyn Bureau, January 07, 2014

    Creating better access to get employees here is always a good thing,’ observed David Meade, executive director of the Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation, when asked to comment. “Our employers are always looking for good people. It would be a

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  • “New Waterfront Tourist Kiosk Welcomes Visitors to Red Hook” by Nikhita Venugopal


    DNAInfo New York, August 22, 2013

    “A new tourist kiosk will welcome visitors to the Red Hook waterfront, featuring maps and a guide to neighborhood businesses. The kiosk is located near the water taxi stop behind the Fairway Market so visitors entering Red Hook can navigate

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  • “Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation receives city grant” by Denise Romano


    Home Reporter News, July 18, 2013

    The Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation is one of 14 businesses citywide to receive a grant from the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), as part of its Business Innovation Challenge. NYCEDC invited businesses to create a plan that

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