Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the Empire State Development Corporation RE: Freshdirect’s Proposed Relocation to The Bronx

Good evening. I testify today in favor of Freshdirect’s move to The Bronx, and in favor of the subsidy package the State has presented to the company. What we have in Freshdirect is an opportunity to expand a diverse economy in The Bronx, to create new jobs on an underutilized industrial waterfront, and to develop…