Progress Update

By activating city-owned land, making strategic investments in high-growth industries and workforce development initiatives, and by applying the city’s land-use tools, New York City has laid the groundwork to create 35,000 good-paying jobs. Of that figure, 3,000 jobs have been created to date and we’ve taken additional steps to further diversify the economy. The city continues to invest in emerging industries of the future, like life sciences, cybersecurity, and advanced manufacturing, and spread its efforts across a range of areas, from South Brooklyn to Staten Island’s North Shore to the South Bronx.


The progress updates below share an overview of the actions the city has taken over the past two years to catalyze job growth, lift more New Yorkers into the middle class, and strengthen our economy.