VIEWS: 5 PAGES: 4 POSTED ON: 11/28/2011
EWVIDCO Newsletter—April 1, 2011 RESOURCES FOR BUSINESS GROWTH Excelsior Jobs Program Is your firm planning on explosive growth in the next 5 years? The Excelsior Jobs Program will provide job creation and investment incentives to firms in such targeted industries as biotechnology, pharmaceutical, high-tech, clean-technology, green technology, financial services, agriculture and manufacturing. Firms in these strategic industries that create and maintain new jobs or make significant financial investment will be eligible for up to four new tax credits. The Program will encourage businesses to expand in and relocate to New York while maintaining strict accountability standards to guarantee that businesses deliver on job and investment commitments. Program costs are capped at $250 million annually to maintain fiscal affordability and ensure that New Yorkers realize a positive return on their investment. Tax Credits Firms in the Excelsior Jobs Program may qualify for four new, fully refundable tax credits. Businesses claim the credits over a five year period. Please contact Karen Nieves at 718-388-7287 x 160 or email@example.com for more information. UPCOMING EVENTS EWVIDCO Spring Networking--April 28, 2011 5:30PM – 8:00PM Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N. 11TH ST, Williamsburg, Brooklyn Kick back with North Brooklyn Businesses! Join us for quality locally-brewed beer, sodas and snacks and meet your friends and neighbors in North Brooklyn’s industrial neighborhoods! Bring your appetite and lots of business cards! Admission is free, but reservations are a must! Contact Karen Nieves at (718)388-7287 x160 or firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY WONTON FOODS AND BROOKLYN BREWERY Family Business Issues II: Family Management--Wednesday, May 25 8:00 am – 10:00 am SBIDC, 241 41st Street, Sunset Park, Brooklyn Contact Caitlin Dourmashkin at (718)388-7287 x116 or Cdourmashkin@ewvidco.com to RSVP. GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY ANCHIN DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES Bush Terminal Ground Up Development RFP The Bush Terminal Ground Up Development RFP, issued by New York City Economic Development Corporation, invites industrial and manufacturing businesses or qualified developers to lease and develop an approximately 130,000-square-foot parcel in the Bush Terminal Complex in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY. To download a copy of the RFP, please visit nycedc.com/rfp. For specific information in regard to all conditions, terms, and limitations please see the RFP. For further information regarding the proposal requirements of the Site, please contact: Hattie Silberberg at NYC EDC, 212.312.3789. Sackman Industrial RFP New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is seeking proposals for the sale and development of a site consisting of Lots 19, 21 and 23 on Block 3676 of the Borough of Brooklyn (“Site”) for an as-of-right industrial use. The Site is approximately 11,000 square feet, is currently vacant, has no structures or improvements and is unpaved. It is zoned M1-4 and the adjacent uses include auto repair, warehousing and a bedding manufacturer. The surrounding buildings are either one story industrial buildings or multi story warehouses. The Site has frontage on Sackman Street which is a one-way street entered from East New York Avenue. NYCEDC plans to select a Developer on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: quality of the proposal, experience of key staff, financial feasibility, design, schedule, relationship to the community, economic impact on New York City and demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to email@example.com. GREEN BUSINESS CORNER Green Business Survey The New York Industrial Retention Network (NYIRN) is conducting a survey of local manufacturing companies to estimate the number of companies producing green products, gauge manufacturers' interest in instituting energy efficiency measures, and to learn about company workforce needs. There is a particular focus on green manufacturing and businesses producing construction materials, interior building products, lighting or electronic components, heating and cooling equipment, and metalwork, but all manufacturers are strongly encouraged to respond. This survey should only take 5 minutes to complete. These responses will help shape our services and advocacy efforts on behalf of all New York City manufacturing businesses. The live survey link is: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e3kml84gglffnm4u/start. If you have any questions about this survey please contact Sam Biele-Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org or 718- 230-6895. Greener Greater Building---May 1, 2011 Benchmark Deadline If your facility is greater than 50,000 square feet, it must comply with portions of New York City’s Greener, Greater Buildings Plan (GGBP), including a benchmarking requirement that is due May 1st, 2011. The Urban Green Council, a non-profit group leading an educational effort on behalf of the New York City Mayor’s Office, is offering free, objective information on how to comply. They can provide you with easy-to- understand information on requirements, due dates, exemptions, and incentive money available to help pay for compliance. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Leah Archibald at 718-388-7287 x168 or email@example.com. WORKFORCE AND EMPLOYMENT EWVIDCO Employee Recruitment Whether you’re opening a new location, expanding your operations, or just getting started, EWVIDCO can help you find the right talent for your business. Our no cost recruitment services saves businesses of every size recruitment costs as well as countless hours writing job descriptions, sorting through resumes, screening unqualified candidates, and managing interview scheduling. For more information, contact Leah Archibald at 718-388-7287 x168 or firstname.lastname@example.org NYC Training Grants Available! Pre-application due April 23, 2010 The NYC Department of Small Business Services wants to ensure that your employees gain the skills they need to make your business more profitable and productive. NYC Business Solutions Training Funds provide New York City employers with funding and support to develop the skills of their workers and promote career advancement for their employees. Training Funds applicants may propose to train their own employees internally or may use an external training provider. In order to be considered for the July round of funding, potential applicants must submit a pre-application by 5pm on April 25th. Pre-applications received after this deadline will be held for consideration in the next round ending September 2010. For more information, contact Leah Archibald at 718-388-7287 x168 or email@example.com. Pre-application link: http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/nycbiz/html/summary/trainingfunds_preapp.shtmlIf COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT BSA Fundraiser One of the local cub and boy scouts Pack & Troop 996 will be hosting their Annual Fundraising Flea Market event. The Flea Market will be held on Sat. May 14th & Sun. May 15th, from 9:00am to 6pm located at St. Francis School Yard 410 Humboldt St. between Skillman & Conselyea. For more info or to reserve a spot call Mr. James at 347-804-4705. In combination with the Flea Market, on May 14th, from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Ricardo Alvarez, Boy Scout from Troop 996 will be hosting a Health Fair for his Eagle Scout project. The Health Fair will take place on Conselya St. between Graham Ave. and Humboldt St. Red Cross, ASPECA, MRI Mobile Unit amongst others will be present to provide free screening and information. Please come by and support Ricardo. Please feel free to pass the information along to your employees/colleagues.
Pages to are hidden for
"Board of Directors"Please download to view full document