Restaurants and Retailers Beg NYC: Stop Using us as an ATM

Restaurants and Retailers Beg NYC: Stop Using us as an ATM

New York, NY, USA – December 17, 2021: French Roast Brasserie and Cafe on Broadway and 85th St. (Shutterstock) By Andrew Rigie and Jessica Walker, NY Post How to explain the city’s lagging recovery? Look no further than the pandemic-induced financial challenges still facing our restaurants and retail shops, which make up the economic backbone of […]

5 Money-Saving Tips for First-time Homebuyers

5 Money-Saving Tips for First-time Homebuyers

By Wayne Jordan Are you in the market for your very first home? If so, congratulations! Buying a home is an exciting milestone in anyone’s life. However, it can also be a bit daunting, especially if you’re on a tight budget. Don’t worry, this blog post will share five money-saving tips that will help you […]

NYCEDC and Evergreen Inc. Announce Opening of New Manufacuring Facility in Brooklyn to Benefit Small Businesses and Create Jobs

Facility Dedicated in Honor of Evergreen’s Longtime Board Treasurer Wesley H. Watson

NYCEDC and Evergreen Inc. Announce Opening of New Manufacuring Facility in Brooklyn to Benefit Small Businesses and Create Jobs

BROOKLYN, NY—New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Evergreen Incorporated: Your North Brooklyn Business Exchange (Evergreen) celebrated the opening of the Wesley H. Watson Industrial Center at 500 Stagg Street, a new $6.8 million manufacturing facility in East Williamsburg. It is named in honor of Wesley H. Watson, a beloved Evergreen board treasurer who provided financial […]

Mayor Adams Signs “Small Business Forward” Executive Order to Reform Small Business Violations

Reforms will reduce fine schedules and allow for warnings for first-time violations.

Mayor Adams Signs “Small Business Forward” Executive Order to Reform Small Business Violations

NYC Mayor Eric Adams signs executive order to help small business owners with reform on violations for first time violations. – New York City, NY USA January 4, 2022. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK—Mayor Eric Adams today signed the “Small Business Forward” Executive Order to reform existing business regulations, ensuring local businesses face fewer needless fines and […]

Invest In Ghana: Country’s President Urges Black Americans To Do Business In The African Nation

Invest In Ghana: Country’s President Urges Black Americans To Do Business In The African Nation

President of Ghana, H.E Nana Akufo-Addo giving a speech at the Climate Chance Conference in Accra. (Shutterstock) By Brunno Braga, Travel Noire Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is urging Black business owners in the United States to invest in Ghana. The call was made during the 45th Annual Legislative Conference of the National Black […]

2021 Small Business Saturday

2021 Small Business Saturday

Dear Friends and Neighbors,   It’s more important now than ever to shop small! Many small businesses have been harmed by the economic toll of the pandemic and together we have built and supported community resilience that continues to be put to the test this year. Small businesses are the heart and soul of our community. I encourage […]

How to Do Business with the Federal Government

How to Do Business with the Federal Government

The federal government spends billions each year on almost every product and service under the sun. But don’t think this is solely with corporations. The federal government does its best to work with a variety of diverse business types. Meaning that no matter how big or small an enterprise is there’s a good chance the government […]

Doing Business with New York State

Doing Business with New York State

The Empire State isn’t just a goldmine for potential businesses to set up shop. New York spends billions of dollars each year on a myriad of goods and services, from paper clips to construction work, to help our state run like a fine-tuned machine. During the last fiscal year alone the State Comptroller, Thomas P. […]

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