Newark, N.J.- Newarkʼs City Hall, through an initiative of its Mayor and the Office of Councilman August Amador, presented on January 22 its “Presenting the Future of Newark” plan to a group of selected entrepreneurs from the Ironbound section of this City.
The event, with the exclusive sponsorship and support of Millennium bcpbank, offered a showcase of the new urban development map for the City of Newarkʼs Waterfront.
The featured speakers were Stefan Prior, Newarkʼs Deputy Mayor, and Joseph DeLLafave, Executive Director of the Ironbound Community Corporation – a non-profit organization.
The conference highlighted key urban initiatives such as the restoration and opening of parks and public-friendly facilities, improvement of public transportation accessibilities, renovation of the residential, commercial and retail space.
“The focus will be on developing as many green spaces as possible in order to accommodate the different needs of our residentsʼ everyday life. These will be areas where several city activities will take place simultaneously. It is vital to invest in ways that meet the needs of the people who work and live in Newark”, stated DeLLafave.
Pedro Belo, representing Millennium bcpbank, reminded the participants that the Portuguese Financial Institution is the only Bank headquartered in Newark and its commitment to the betterment of the City is unwavering.
Millennium bcpbank, n.a, is a full service community bank, headquartered in Newark, New Jersey. The bank holds a network of 18 branch offices in New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York. Itʼs a wholly-owned subsidiary of Millennium bcp, a successful leading international financial institution.