Founded in 1977, Queens Economic Development Corporation is a nonprofit governed by a board of directors which represents the borough's community and business sectors.
The mission of the Queens Economic Development Corporation is to create and retain jobs in Queens through programming that grows neighborhoods, assists small businesses, and promotes recreational and cultural attractions to residents and visitors alike.
Learn more about QEDC.
Home Improvement Contractors Training
We're now offering our HICT program in both English and Mandarin. For more information, please check out the HICT page.
Liberty Avenue Merchants Survey
With Support from the NYC Dept. of Small Business Services, QEDC is working with the Richmond Hill Economic Development Council to assess business needs for the Liberty Avenue commercial corridor extending from Woodhaven Boulevard to the Van Wyck Expressway. We encourage all Liberty Ave. businesses and residents within this district to take this brief survey to help us better understand what resources are needed to help improve the business environment on this commercial strip.
The StartUP! Is Underway
The 8th Annual Queens StartUP! business plan competition has begun! Enter your startup's business plan for a chance to win $10,000 in seed capital. For more information, click here._________________________________
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Jackson Heights - Corona BID Proposed
The 82nd Street Partnership is currently working on expanding its services to include the busy shopping district in Corona. The Jackson Heights - Corona Business Improvement District will promote economic vitality through services including streetscape beautification, enhanced public safety, district marketing, planning and advocacy. Please visit jhcoronabid.org for more information.