Friday, August 8, 2014

DiNapoli: Brooklyn is king of NYC economic growth

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli (l.) with Mayor Bill de Blasio.DiNapoli: Brooklyn is king of NYC economic growth - NY Daily News

 (Excerpt)
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli released a report late this May that examined changes in Brooklyn’s economy from 2003 to 2012, and the results are encouraging.
  • Private sector employment grew by nearly 20%, nearly double the growth in the rest of the city
  • Private sector wages increased by 42%
  • The number of businesses increased by 21%
  • Manufacturing jobs increased for the first time in decades