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City taps advisers to steer $500 million biotech initiative

The city has selected a 15-member Life Sciences Advisory Council to steer Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 10-year, $500 million LifeSci NYC initiative. Its goal is to create 16,000 well-paying jobs in... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 19th, 2017

Scenes from the PBJ"s Corporate Philanthropy Awards (Photos)

In a great year for Portland giving, one of the biggest efforts went toward building, and maintaining, 382 affordable housing units. The Housing Health Initiative, administered by Central City Concern, cost more than $40 million to build. Much of th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Genentech unveils grand plan: 9 million square feet of lab space and 30,000 employees in South S.F.

Looking into the future, the biotech giant sees a near-doubling of its space and a tripling of its employee count in South San Francisco, according to city officials. The company says those plans aren't set in stone......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2017

KCK biotech startup lands $4M in first investment round

Kansas City, Kan., biotech laboratory Likarda netted a $4 million round of series A funding, the company announced Monday. The announcement came just days after Likarda announced that it would move to a former Marion Laboratories space in south Kan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2017

Flood initiative for Red Hook scaled back

The city is scaling back a flood-protection plan for Red Hook, Brooklyn, a neighborhood hard hit by Superstorm Sandy. A $100 million initiative was initially supposed to protect the waterfront... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 16th, 2017

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande plans a benefit concert in the city

The initiative has already raised 1.7 million euros.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 27th, 2017

City housing agency taps three teams to reduce its $380M energy bill

The New York City Housing Authority announced the winners of a design competition Wednesday as part of an effort to cut its $380 million annual energy bill. The agency's 2,547 buildings use about... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2017

City housing agency taps three teams to help it reduce its $380M energy bill

The New York City Housing Authority announced the winners of a design competition Wednesday as part of an effort to cut its $380 million annual energy bill. The agency's 2,547 buildings use about... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2017

City housing agency taps three firms to help it reduce its $380M energy bill

The New York City Housing Authority announced the winners of a design competition Wednesday as part of an effort to cut its $380 million annual energy bill. The agency's 2,547 buildings use about... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2017

Atlanta, United Way of Greater Atlanta start $50M homelessness program

Atlanta and the United Way of Greater Atlanta will launch a $50 million initiative to reduce homelessness in the city, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced at his State of the City Business Breakfast Thursday morning. “Today, I’m proud to announ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 2nd, 2017

Advisers could land $100 million payday from Actelion sale

Advisers could pocket up to $100 million in fees from Johnson & Johnson's $30 billion acquisition of Swiss biotech firm Actelion, the largest takeover of a European healthcare business in more than a decade......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 26th, 2017

Smart City initiative: Army plans to modernise 2,000 military stations

Top Army brass had deliberated extensively on the implementation of the project during the recent commanders' conference.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard1 hr. 32 min. ago

Infectious disease biotech Arsanis files for a $58 million IPO

Arsanis which is developin.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqOct 20th, 2017

Biotech giant Celgene is abandoning a drug it bought for $710 million — and the stock is dropping

AP/Mike Derer Celgene, a major biotech company, said on Thursday that it planned to stop developing a critical drug. The drug, mongersen, was being tested to treat Crohn's disea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2017

Katie Couric is selling her longtime New York City home for $8.25 million

Stribling Katie Couric is listing her longtime Park Avenue home. She and her husband, John Molner, purchased a different home for $12.17 million last year.  The for-sale home has five bedrooms and a 24-hour doorman. Last year.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2017

Northern Trust launches $250 million cost-cutting initiative

Chicago-based Northern Trust has announced a plan.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 19th, 2017

Edina rejects plan for condo towers near Southdale (slideshow)

A plan by Ryan Cos. US Inc. for a $250 million condominium project, including what would have been Edina's tallest buildings, turned out to be too tall an order for the City Council, which rejected the bid in an Wednesday meeting that stretched pa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 19th, 2017

Inside Léman Manhattan Preparatory School, the New York City boarding school that costs more than Harvard

Sarah JacobsManhattan has the largest population density of any city in the US, and its K-12 schools serve more than 1 million students. Yet, there is only one boarding school for high-school.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

A California city is offering Amazon a $400 million incentive to build its headquarters near the US-Mexico border

NV5 Global/City of Chula Vista The city of Chula Vista, California is offering a $400-million incentive package to Amazo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2017

City council OKs resolution supporting PawSox stadium

A Rhode Island city council is holding a special meeting on legislation for the city and the state to commit $38 million toward a new stadium for a Boston Red Sox minor league team......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 17th, 2017

JPMorgan Chase to buy Redwood City payments startup WePay

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to buy fintech startup WePay Inc. so that it can offer its technology to its 4 million small-business customers. Redwood City-based WePay helps online marketplaces and crowdfunding websites process payments. It was.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017