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Business

Startups find room to grow in BankNote

Jimmy Serrano (right), who recently joined the BXL Business Incubator, talks with current incubator business owner and manager Thomas Ventrilla of Evergreen Tax Services (left).

Many of the 60 businesses that call the business incubator home, are in the technology industry, ranging from software developers to computer repairs. Another sizable group is health-care businesses, primarily home-care companies.

Business / Culture

Local studio hosts marquee talent

Beyonce and a dance team perform Countdown at LightBox-NY.

Since 2007, when LightBox-NY quietly opened in the BankNote building, streams of celebrities have come through Hunts Point for photo shoots.

Business / Environment

Waterfront cement facility in the works

An artist’s rendering of a 16-acre parcel near Oak Point Ave., which would include wetlands, a greenway, a new pier and a state-of-the-art cement plant.

A Canadian cement company will break ground in August on a 16-acre parcel at the end of East 149th Street, building a facility it said will “revolutionize” the way cement is distributed around the region through water-borne transportation.

Business / Crime

New bar opens where strip club stood

The new bar on opening day.

A new sports bar has opened on the site of one of Hunts Point’s notorious strip clubs.

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.

Business

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.