JetBlue Airways Corporation #2 (2010)
April 2013: New York State Empire State Development Corporation Board of Directors approved a $6 million grant in connection with the company's newly constructed headquarters in Long Island City, Queens.
May 6, 2010: Good Jobs New York testified on a proposed subsidy package for JetBlue at the IDA hearing. Read the testimony.
April 2010: After striking a deal on a lucrative subsidy package with New York City and State, JetBlue Airways Corporation has announced that it will remain in New York rather than relocate its headquarters to Orlando.?
GJNY takes a close look at the proposed subsidy package--worth nearly $130 million--for Fresh Direct to relocate to the South Bronx. In early 2012, Fresh Direct started a bidding war between New York City and New Jersey officials when it threatened to leave its current home in Long Island City, Queens. Learn more about the subsidies, job promises and the efforts of residents to block the on-line grocery retailer's move to their waterfront.
Good Jobs New York's analysis and recommendations regarding federal state and local resources used in the post-Hurricane Sandy rebuilding.