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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

A Denver developer partners on historic-district rehab projects in Kansas City

The partners plan to spend more than $30 million turning the 10-story Hawthorne Plaza and six-story Monarch building into apartments over retail......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals7 hr. 25 min. ago

A startup that’s trying to develop better cancer drugs by taking movies raised $63 million

Relay Therapeutics Relay Therapeutics, a biotech company that's trying to capture.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider11 hr. 55 min. ago

Top Silicon Valley VC Andreessen Horowitz is investing $450 million into biotech

Andreessen Horowitz Silicon Valley venture firm Andreessen Horowitz is launching a second fund that will focus on biology, investing $450 million.  This on.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider17 hr. 10 min. ago

LIC apartment developer scoops up Hunters Point warehouse

Shahram Nassi’s 8 Star Holdings has picked up another Long Island City property. The developer paid $12.15 million for 47-33 5th Street in a deal brokered by Capital Proper.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweekly22 hr. 10 min. ago

Greater Baltimore Commitee raises $6.5M for city anti-crime program

The Greater Baltimore Committee raised $6.5 million to help Baltimore launch the Roca program, an anti-crime program successful in Massachusetts. GBC member companies Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., Johns Hopkins University, T. Rowe Price Group I.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2017

City settles with inmates forced back into solitary confinement

New York City has agreed to pay $4 million to 470 Rikers Island inmates it forced back into solitary confinement under an old policy that has since been dropped. The preliminary agreement settles a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 13th, 2017

Report: N.Y.C. traffic congestion is costing local businesses millions

New York City businesses are losing millions due to traffic congestion. According to newly released data from GPS-maker TomTom, an estimated $70 million in productivity is lost due to traffic increasing overall travel times by 35 percent. That's a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2017

Lake Tahoe home, listed for $45 million, hosted Oscar de la Renta fashion shows (PHOTOS)

A listing in Lake Tahoe might have cachet among fans of fashion as well as those following high-end real estate. For several years, the Brushwood Estate at 2360 Sunnyside Lane in Tahoe City hosted Oscar de la Renta’s annual fashion show to raise.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2017

Bethesda Inc. launches new venture, awards millions in grants

Cincinnati health care system Bethesda Inc. on Wednesday launched a new grant-making initiative and announced the recipients of $3.8 million in funding......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 13th, 2017

York refuses to renew Uber"s licence, becomes 3rd UK city to ban company

It questioned the way Uber handled a cyber attack in October 2016 when the data of 57 million users and drivers was hacked.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 13th, 2017