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Rep. Meeks Statement on Jamaica Downtown Revitalization Initiative Awards

July 12, 2017
Press Release

Rep. Meeks Statement on Jamaica Downtown Revitalization Initiative Awards

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Meeks released the following statement after the seven winning projects of the Jamaica Downtown Revitalization Initiative RFP were announced today:

“Following years of hard work, it’s my pleasure to congratulate the seven winning projects. This $10 million investment will certainly improve the Jamaica community and invigorate our local economy.  I thank Governor Cuomo for his leadership and dedication to growing New York’s economy, and I look forward to working with all our partners to forge a stronger Jamaica for tomorrow.”

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The awardees of the project are:

·         Greater Jamaica Development Corporation Co-Working Space

·         Bring High-Speed Broadband to Downtown Jamaica

·         Conversion of Archer Archways - 159th Street into a Public Space

·         Downtown Jamaica Gateway Improvements

·         Fund for Dining Options Downtown

·         Prime Skills Entrepreneurship Fund

·         Career Prep at Edison High School