Statement From Empire State Development Acting Commissioner and President & CEO-Designate Hope Knight Regarding the Rescinding of the RFP for Javits Site K

December 21, 2021

“In light of today’s changed economic environment and in keeping with Governor Hochul’s commitment to building a thriving and equitable New York, Empire State Development is rescinding the current RFP for Site K, one of the last remaining State-owned parcels in Manhattan, to reassess development priorities and solicit more input from the local community and other stakeholders. It is critical that this site fulfill the Governor’s goal of delivering on the needs of New Yorkers today and into tomorrow.” 

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