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The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce on Thursday announced the winners and honorees of the 2015 Building Brooklyn Awards, recognizing recently completed construction and renovation projects that  … Full Article

Trade Brooklyn to focus on ‘Year of the Entrepreneur’

Owners of small businesses can learn how to use social media sites to boost sales, find out about economic opportunities downtown, and pick up tips on writing an effective business plan at the Trade Brooklyn exhibition set to take place on April 15. … Full Article

City opens Workforce1 Sandy Recovery Career Center in Coney Island

Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery Operations (HRO) Amy Peterson, and New York City Council Member Mark Treyger, today announced the opening of a new Sandy Recovery Workforce1 Career Center, located at … Full Article

In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals like Airbnb

From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest city: apartments being rented like hotel rooms. … Full Article

Economic development chief Kyle Kimball stepping down

The president of the Economic Development Corporation has announced plans to step down this summer.
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BP Adams announces challenge to tackle Brooklyn's consumer debt crisis

Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced a borough-wide challenge to tackle the borough’s consumer debt crisis at the launch of his second annual Brooklyn Financial Education Empowerment Month, which he officially proclaimed for the month of April; next month is nationally recogn … Full Article

Barclays Center adds BAM, BET presidents to Brooklyn advisory board

After a successful launch to its Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Advisory Board last December, Barclays Center has expanded the elite group with the following industry leaders in sports, entertainment, and media, as well as a major entertainment personality:  … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber launches first Open Venues Week highlighting borough's best event spaces

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of the first-ever Open Venues BK Week.   … Full Article

Industry City owners investing $1 billion in complex

The owners of Industry City are pumping $1 billion into the 16-building complex on the Sunset Park waterfront with an eye toward transforming the site into a hub of innovation and manufacturing businesses over the next 12 years, according to an ambitious plan unveiled Monday. … Full Article

Small businesses “cautiously optimistic,” says TD Bank survey

New York City small business owners, including those in Brooklyn, have a more positive outlook on their business prospects in 2015 than they did in 2014, according to TD Bank’s second annual Small Business Pulse Check. … Full Article

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