Business / Economy

HRA moves into BankNote Building

HRA's new space at the BankNote Building is now open for business.

After two years of planning and renovations, the Human Resources Administration has moved its Bronx operations to Hunts Point’s historic BankNote building.


BankNote Building changes ownership

The landmark BankNote Building, which occupies a full city block in Hunts Point, has been sold.

The BankNote Building will change hands just in time for the anticipated arrival of a new major tenant, the city’s Human Resources Administration.

Business / Environment

Environmental group receives green energy contract

Sustainable South Bronx is one of five community-based organizations around the city that will receive two-year contracts with the state to engage local homeowners and businesses in energy-saving strategies.

Business / Economy / News

Company helps small businesses get started

Clients at a coding workshop hosted by the Business Outreach Center Network, along with Code Crew and Knowledge House.

A new company in the BankNote Building helps bring budding entrepreneurs together to grow their businesses.

Art / Business

Exhibit depicts South Bronx’s working heart

A worker at Midland Steel in Hunts Point.

Martine Fougeron’s photos display the South Bronx’s unusual mix of heart and industry at The Point CDC’s Art Container studio near Hunts Point Riverside Park.

Business / Environment

Community board looks to keep auto shops out

About 50 auto shops that were thrown out of Queens have signed a lease to move into this warehouse on Leggett Avenue.

Angry about being shut out of discussions, local leaders say Hunts Point doesn’t need another 50 auto repair shops.

Business / Environment

Auto shops are Hunts Point bound

The empty building on the left will house up to 60 auto parts businesses that will be moving from Willets Point, says a representative for the group.

The corner where Leggett and Garrison avenues meet will become home to dozens of auto parts and repair shops.

Business / Food

Meat market faces uncertain future

Sculptures of cows near the entrance to SculThe Hunts Point Cooperative Market.

Officials at the Hunts Point meat market say they will soon begin losing member businesses unless the city invests in infrastructure to upgrade the facility.


Bargain-hunters cheer local store

Raquel Sanchez and Celestino Almonte at their store on.

A Hunts Point store owner says he offers a service to the community by selling cheap.