Press + Media


‘Tis The Season in Jamaica (December 19, 2018)

Jamaica Community Leaders Recognize Downtown Development (November 25, 2018)

Greater Jamaica Development Corporation Holds Annual Gala (November 21, 2018)

Queens Native Wants to ‘Nourish’ Neighbors’ Soul (November 21, 2018)

Jamaica Center BID examines past, looks toward future (November 16, 2018)

Pop-Up Digital Art Wall Celebrates Neighborhood’s Transformation (August 1, 2018)

Annual Prom Dress and Suit Giveaway Attracts Large Crowd (April 25,2018)

Neighborhood 360° Fellows, Alumni Perspective video

RPA envisions a Greater Jamaica in 2040 (January 17, 2018)

Jamaica Celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with performances and words of wisdom. (January 16, 2018)

Jazz Concerts and Documentaries headline Black History Month Celebrations in Jamaica (January 16, 2018)

Envisioning a walkable downtown Jamaica (January 15, 2018)

YEAR IN REVIEW 2017: Southeast Queens “Someday arrives in Southeast Queens” (December 28, 2017)

GJDC names BRP and Wharton joint venture developer of 500,000 s/f project (October 17, 2017)

Over 300 new apartments coming to downtown Jamaica (October 9, 2017)

Jamaica stays hot: Big project set to rise on parking lot (September 26, 2017)

Jamaica Lot Sees Concrete Plans 

Thousands of Apartments, Hotel Rooms Planned for Downtown Jamaica (August 29, 2017)

Downtown Jamaica, Queens, sees revitalization via two new construction projects (August 10, 2017)

Omni New York envisions big mixed-use project in Jamaica (August 8, 2017)

Downtown Jamaica gets $10 million boon to ‘revitalize’ the entire neighborhood (July 24, 2017)

Jamaica receives $10M for downtown revitalization (July 21, 2017)

Cuomo earmarks $10M for Jamaica (July 20, 2017)

Pie in the sky is the limit at Jamaica Market (July 20, 2017)

City lending a hand to Jamaica businesses to help improve storefronts & avoid fines (July 19, 2017)

Jamaica Market’s Fruit Pie Contest (July 19, 2017)

Local Artists Sought To Co-Curate Inaugural Southeast Queens Biennial (July 10, 2017)

Jamaica Center BID reflects on accomplishments (July 3, 2017)

Restaurant Crawl Highlights Dining Delights (June 29, 2017)

Jamaica ‘Tree of Life’ is the neighborhood’s largest affordable housing complex to date (June 29, 2017)

Jamaica Queens has all the hallmarks of a dramatic revitalization (June, 27, 2017)

GJDC: Friends, Fun, Fine Food And Spirits (June 22, 2017)

Comptroller urges economic development for women (June 16, 2017)

The Big 5-0 at GJDC! (June 8, 2017)

Billions In Public, Private Investment Fueling A Transformation in Jamaica (May 1, 2017)

Officials gather for ground-breaking of huge Jamaica residential building (April 27, 2017)

Officials Break Ground on Delayed Massive Residential Complex in Jamaica (April 25, 2017) 

Prom night preparations with the GJDC (March 9, 2017)

Queens Students Say Yes 2 the Dress at Prom Giveaway in Jamaica (March 4, 2017)

Landmarked Rufus King Park In Queens To Get New Entrances And Other Upgrades (February 21, 2017)

Find your prom dress at this dress giveaway in Jamaica (February 17, 2017)

Meet Hope Knight, the Woman at the Center of Jamaica’s Transformation (February 15, 2017)

New Latin cultrual center focuses on multicultural Jamaica (February 1, 2017)

Jamaica parking garage will be demolished to make way for 350+ afforadable housing units (January 26, 2017)

Greater Jamaica Talks Potential For State Grant

York College celebrates its 50th anniversary (September 28, 2016)

A new residential/retail development planned for downtown Jamaica (September 26, 2016)

Jamaica economy showing good signs (September 22, 2016)

Massive development project planned for Queens (September 18, 2016)

With Food in Mind returns to the Jamaica Harvest Festival in Queens

State to Invest $10 Million in Jamaica Revitalization (August 17, 2016)

Governor Cuomo Announces Jamaica to Receive $10 Million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Jamaica Cultural Groups to Form Arts Coalition to Promote Work (August 16, 2016)

Jamaica JAMS: 20 years of music, food, fun (August 11, 2016)

Small business is big business (August 4, 2016)

Jamaica Revitalization Follows Path Similar to Harlem, Local Official Say (August 3, 2016)

Top pies take the cake at Jamaica Market (July 28, 2016) 

Sutphin Boulevard Storefronts Hope to Attract More Shoppers After Makeover (July 27, 2016)

Sutphin Blvd. Stores Get Big Facelift (July 27, 2016)

Jamaica foresees forward strides in downtown development (July 25, 2016)

Making An Effort: Cleaning Up Jamaica One Street At a Time (July 22, 2016)

Chills and thrills with Classic Film Fridays (July 14, 2016)

Booming tourism in NYC is behind Jamaica’s rapid transformation (July 5, 2016)

Queens Needs More Retail to Serve its Growing Population

New trash cans set up along Hillside Avenue Corridor (June 29, 2016)

Farmers Market returns to downtown Jamaica (June 24, 2016)

The longest-running NYC market, Jamaica Farmers’ Market, opens for its 42nd season (June 17, 2016)

Jamaica Building Boom (June 16, 2016)

Panel looks at development potential in Flushing, Jamaica (June 16, 2016)

Fried Ice Cream Vendor Opening First Location in Downtown Jamaica

15-Story Hotel With Rooftop Bar Planned for Jamaica, Queens (April 20, 2016)

Rep. Meeks and GSA Administrator Tour Joseph P. Addabbo Federal Building and Highlight Pres. Obama’s FY2017 Budget (April 4, 2016)

Starbucks Opens in Jamaica Neighborhood of Queens, NY, in Nationwide Effort to Hire and Train Opportunity Youth in Diverse, Urban Communities | Business Wire (March 7, 2016)

Jamaica Is Pegged as Next NYC Hot Spot (January 29, 2016)

Permits Filed: 26-Story Residential Tower In Jamaica, 147-20 94th Avenue (December 28, 2015)

Real Estate Experts Say Queens Is Home to City’s Hottest Neighborhoods (December 17, 2015)

Is Downtown Jamaica, Queens, the next hot spot? (December 15, 2015)

Jamaica: NYC’s next hot neighborhood (Dec 15, 2015)

Queens Chamber of Commerce Honors Business People of the Year (October 30, 2015)

Queens Night Market to Close For Season with Halloween Bash This Weekend