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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

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

Where ABQ"s $1 million marketing campaign is on tour this summer (slideshow)

Albuquerque's $1 million national marketing campaign to promote the Duke City as a hub for entrepreneurship is on tour this summer. The goal, according to city officials: to encourage entrepreneurs and startups to move their businesses to Albuquerque or .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 min. ago

This sleepy California city was $3 million in debt — now it"s cashing in on the marijuana industry

Damian Dovarganes/AP Adelanto, California, is what's known as a "drive-through town." It's a dusty plot of desert surrounded by Joshua trees and di.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 18 min. ago

Affordable housing initiative drives surge in residential unit permits in New York City

New York officials credit a first-quarter surge in residential unit permits in the first quarter to a property tax-break.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetwork3 hr. 17 min. ago

Dream Homes: Summit Avenue mansion rescued from wrecking ball, now listed for $1.7 million

A historic mansion on St. Paul's toniest street, Summit Avenue, is on the market for $1.75 million. The W.H. Elsinger House, once dilapidated and condemned by the city of St. Paul due to its deterioration, has been fully restored and remodeled by St.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 hr. 33 min. ago

A lottery ticket worth $24 million remains unclaimed since last year

A winning lottery ticket purchased at a New York City deli is worth $24 million - but only for one more week......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 21st, 2017

Gray makes pitch for $486 million hospital and retail plan for east side of D.C.

D.C. Councilman Vincent Gray, D-Ward 7, says his proposal to build a new hospital and attract grocery and other retailers to the east side of the city would cost $486 million. Gray revealed the figure as he led a public hearing on Friday, saying .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 19th, 2017

Durst did indeed bankroll lawsuits against Diller"s Pier55

In an interview with The Villager, developer Douglas Durst admitted that the claims are true. He funded lawsuits that were filed to block a $200 million park project from moving ahead. The City Club... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 19th, 2017

Leon Cooperman’s Hedge Fund Settles Insider Trading Case

Pending court approval, Mr. Cooperman and Omega Advisers would pay $4.9 million and accept five years of monitoring but he could remain in the industry......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 18th, 2017

Local cybersecurity company opens office in India

Futurex Technologies International LLC, a subsidiary of Bulverde-based cybersecurity company Futurex LP, recently opened a sales and business development office in Mumbai, India. The major city overseas has more than 22 million people and a growin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2017

Poll: Should the mayor restore the $12 million for ESL classes he proposed cutting from the next city budget?

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Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2017

Poll: Should the mayor restore the $12 million for English classes he proposed cutting from the next city budget?

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Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2017

Study: Atlanta will be nation"s 6th largest city by mid-century

Metro Atlanta's population will soar to 8.6 million residents during the next three decades, making it the nation's sixth-largest metropolitan area, according a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The Atlanta region's popula.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 17th, 2017

IFC to invest $75 million in Max Healthcare via NCDs

Max Healthcare Institute Lto lines up around $325 million to acqurie balance stake in Saket City Hospital Private Limited (SCH) and general capital expansion of Max Healthcare Institute Limited (MHIL). The proposed investment will.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 17th, 2017

Robin Hood raises $54.5 million with New York City Benefit

The Robin Hood Foundation raised $54.5 million at its benefit Monday night, revved up by a new leader and a $15 million challenge grant by billionaire Ken Griffin, founder of hedge fund firm... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 16th, 2017

​Cambridge-based Synlogic goes public in merger with Texas biotech

Synlogic Inc., a Cambridge biotech focused on drugs that affect bacteria in the gut, has announced a merger with Austin, Texas-based Mirna Therapeutics Inc. and the receipt of a $42 million investment round. The new company will remain based in Cam.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2017