This site presents a tremendous opportunity to create a transformative project that will be key in Jamaica's resurgence," said Hope Knight, president and CEO of GJDC
Towery, who is retiring after more than 40 years at the helm of GJDC
Carlisle has been a visionary, seeing the end game of possibilities before others, and putting together the team to get there," said Peter Kulka, Chairman of the GJDC
And so the piece came full circle, performed by GJDC
on the August 3 festival program, and will remain in the company's repertoire.
will oversee leasing activity, with the goal of accommodating local qualified entrepreneurs.
Since its founding in 1967 by the Regional Plan Association and local business, civic and community leaders, GJDC
has practiced local economic development as it pursues its community-building mission.
has received funding from the Federal Transit Administration and the Federal Highways Administration totaling $12 million towards the cost of this project.
Bailey, Vice Chairman of Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC
) and an officer of Jamaica First Parking, the entity recently formed by GJDC
to build, upgrade and operate parking lots and garages in the area as a means of fostering economic growth.
The office building, sponsored by GJDC
with its developer partner, LCOR Inc.
Proximity to the airport, a strong transportation network-which new includes the AirTrain-and a large and diverse workforce all add up to Jamaica's strength as a corporate location," said Carlisle Towery, GJDC
The building will be the nexus of a transportation-related business center in downtown Jamaica, Queens, and the first step in implementing the area's master plan, also prepared by Fox & Fowle for GJDC
for the development of a new $90 million 300,000-SF tower GJDC