Wednesday, July 15, 2009

EDC's message just a bit mixed

What to say about this screenshot from the NYC Economic Development Corporation's website? This comes from their June 2009 newsletter.

If you want to create and retain the city's industrial and manufacturing jobs, then why are you actively trying to destroy one the city's most vibrant industrial areas?

And it's 40 out of 64 acres that you "control" (which is debatable), not 40 out of 42. We know it serves your purposes to fudge with the numbers, but it's not going to go unnoticed.