Green Light Pier 6

Responsible developers work with contractors with a proven track of safe, high quality and sustainable construction practices and they provide industry standard wages, benefits and training.




We want safety in construction near our train lines

There is tremendous development in Long Island City, some of it very close to the subway trains. Imagine what would happen if a construction accident took place that impacted one of the train lines. How would you get to work? We, the undersigned, urge the MTA, our elected officials and the community board to keep monitoring the new developments and…

#MLKDay2018: ‘All Labor Has Dignity’

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Board Approves Pier 6 Development Plan

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Board has voted to approve development of housing on the waterfront at Pier 6, clearing a significant hurdle in the efforts to bring good jobs and affordable housing to the borough.

Build Up NYC Members Urged ESDC to Vote on Brooklyn Bridge Park Development

Two BUNYC members testifying before the board of Empire State Development in favor of a Staten Island redevelopment project also told the board members to bring a long stalled project on the Brooklyn waterfront up for a vote.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Announces Responsible Developer for Pier 6

Build Up NYC joined Alicia Glen, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, Regina Myer, President of Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation and other environmental, community and business leaders to urge the Empire State Development Corporation support the Pier 6 development in Brooklyn Bridge Park.  The Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation announced the selection of a responsible developer on June 30th.  The project will…

Carolers Sing about Transparency at Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation Headquarters

More than a dozen Build Up NYC activists, led by Santa Claus, arrived at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s office Wednesday morning to sing their own rendition of “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas”. The group sang about the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation’s refusal to disclose the list of real estate developers bidding on the request for proposals to build in Pier 6.