Northfield Community Local Development Corporation has a fellowship opportunity available. Please visit: Neighborhood 360° Fellows for more information.
Project Information: The fellow will focus on the two Brownfield Opportunity Area (BOA) sites located on Port Richmond Avenue, as well as the NYC Economic Development Corporation’s (EDC) recently launched Investor Development Fund to catalyze new industrial real estate development projects for vacant properties along Port Richmond Avenue. Principal activities include: maintain a vacancy database; improve and cultivate relationships with real estate brokers, arts organizations, and light manufacturing businesses interested in relocating to Port Richmond; develop marketing campaigns to attract workers and residents in the community to dine and shop along Port Richmond Avenue; and promote the district’s existing businesses through the Discover Port Richmond website, social media sites, and email blasts. Secondary to the fellow’s work in district promotion, the fellow will assist the Port Richmond Board of Trade, a merchant association, to revitalize its membership and activities.
Ideal Skills, Qualifications, and Languages:
-Understanding of economic development concepts and land use rules and regulations.
-Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills, self-direction, and personal integrity.
-Ability to converse in Spanish highly desirable but not required.
JUNE 6, 2016
Contact: Kathleen Sforza
Telephone: 718-442-7351 ext 225
Funded by the New York State Housing Trust Fund Corporation, the NY Main Street Program aims to provide 50% matching eligible reimbursement funds to participating property owners for façade restorations and building renovation projects within the Main Street Program target areas on Port Richmond Avenue.
Joan Catalano, Executive Director, is enthusiastic about the benefits of encouraging investment in the community. She explains, “We are happy to bring this resource to Port Richmond. These funds will encourage much needed investment in deteriorated buildings along Port Richmond Avenue and will provide affordable housing units as well.” This program aims to help revitalize buildings and create or restore affordable residential units above the retail spaces. We are seeking buildings that have experienced sustained physical deterioration, decay, neglect, or disinvestment and have a number of substandard or vacant residential or commercial units. The properties need to be located in a concentrated area of Port Richmond Avenue from Ann Street to Harrison Avenue. Deadline to apply for this grant is July 15, 2016. For an application and more information on the program, please contact Kathleen Sforza, Economic and Community Development Coordinator at Northfield Community LDC at 718-442-7351 ext 225 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit, www.northfieldldc.org, for full program guidelines and eligibility criteria. The program is funded by the NYS Housing Trust Fund Corporation, administered by the NYS Homes and Community Renewal, and the Office of Community Renewal.
Northfield Community LDC’s offices are located at 160 Heberton Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302.
- New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Historic Properties Fund
- New York State Historic Preservation Office
Northfield Community LDC of Staten Island has been providing Weatherization Services to Staten Island residents for over 33 years. For more information on this program, please call 718-442-7351 ext 271.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR…
Northfield Community LDC of Staten Island’s
5th Annual Golf Outing & Dinner
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Silver Lake Golf Course
915 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, NY 10301
Non-Golfers are welcome to join us for dinner!
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Northfield Community LDC is proud to announce…
the opening of our Resource Center.
For more information, please visit our offices at:
160 Heberton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10302
or click here to visit our Resource Center online.
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