The $1.5 billion project and surrounding redevelopment are expected to generate approximately $25 billion in economic activity, including major infrastructure improvements, 10,000 construction jobs, and 3,000 permanent jobs of which 30% are to be set aside for local residents

The project to earmark 30% of construction contracting dollars for state-certified minority and female owned businesses and additional 6% to service-disabled, veteran-owned businesses

$100 million investment in transit and infrastructure enhancements, including the first, newly constructed Long Island Railroad station in almost 50 years