Episode 96: 20,000, with Industry City CEO Andrew Kimball and Councilmember Carlos Menchaca

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20,000 is the number of jobs that could be potentially created by proposed rezoning of Industry City, a sprawling retail, office, and manufacturing complex in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. But this week the developer pulled the plug on the proposal after negotiations with stakeholders came to a standstill. What went wrong, and what does that mean for the future of Industry? This is episode is a tale of two rezonings, as told by Industry City CEO Andrew Kimball and NYC Councilmember Carlos Menchaca.

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