Subsidy Alert: June 2011
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This month, the New York City Industrial Development Agency will be reviewing project applications of supermarket operators covering approximately 230,000 square feet under the FRESH Program in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Through financial incentives and zoning, the FRESH Program is intended to encourage the development of neighborhood grocery stores in communities identified as food deserts.
To find out more about these and the other projects proposed this month please take a moment to look over the project summaries below. Complete project materials including cost/benefit analyses are available on the website of the New York City Industrial Development Agency. We encourage anyone with concerns or comments about these proposals to participate in the public hearing.
The public hearing will take place on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 10:00 am at:
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), 110 William Street, 4th Floor
Two Bronx firms are applying for subsidies through the Industrial Incentive Propgram:
• Baco Enterprises, Inc., a steel fabricator and distributor located at 700 Havemayer Avenue, Bronx , New York, NY 10473
• Bogopa-Concourse, Inc., a supermarket operator, located at 238 East 131st Street, Bronx, NY 10451
The following Brooklyn firms are applying for subsidies through the Industrial Incentive Program:
• Bogopa, Inc., a supermarket operator, located at 1759 Ridgewood Place, Brooklyn, NY 11237.
• Bogopa-Junius, Inc., a supermarket operator, located at 417 Junius, Brooklyn, NY 11212
• Bogopa-Manhattan, Inc., a supermarket operator, located at 21 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11206
• Salmar Properties, LLC (or an affiliate), a real estate development company located between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, Brooklyn, NY 11232
• Mesorah Publications, Ltd, a book publisher and Sefercraft, Inc., a book-binder located at 4401 Second Ave., Brooklyn, 11232; 214-216 44th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232, and 222 44th Street, Brooklyn NY 11232
Five firms are seeking subsides through the Industrial Incentive Program in Queens:
• Bogopa-Junction, Inc., a supermarket operator, located at 34-20 Junction Blvd, Jackson Heights, Queens, NY 11372
• Bogopa Store 99th, Inc., a supermarket operator, located at 57-08 99th Street, Corona, Queens 11368
• National Environmental Safety Company, Inc., a fabricator, installer and servicer of environmental products located at 88-57 76th Avenue, Queens, NY 11385
• Pain D'Avignon III, Ltd., a bread manufacturer and distributor, located at 35-20 9th Street, Queens, NY 11106S.
• Bower Inc., d/b/a Bower, a digital and photographic accessories distributor, and WTC Gift Corp., d/b/a Broadway Gifts, a manufacturer and distributor of suveniers, located at 46-24 28th Street a/k/a 27-15 47th Ave, Queens, NY 11101
• Kingdom Castle Food Corp., a supermarket, located at 300 Sand Lane, Staten Island, NY 10305 and 31 Lansing Street, Staten Island, NY 10305
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