Supplier expands Brooklyn operation.
More than 500 community and business leaders, elected officials, and friends joined Gilbert Rivera, his family, and staff to celebrate the opening of a new $12 million building supply facility in the Ocean Hill-Brownsville section of Brooklyn.
The 132,000 s/f complex at 2120 Atlantic Avenue The following streets in the United States are named Atlantic Avenue:
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On hand to celebrate were numerous government officials, who at the ribbon cutting ceremony A ribbon cutting ceremony is a public ceremony conducted to inaugurate the opening to the general public of a new building or business.
Often, it is conducted in just the manner the name suggests: by tying a ceremonial ribbon across the main entrance of the building, which , spoke warmly of the Rivera family's accomplishments. Speakers included Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz; Dan Doctoroff, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, and Rebuilding; New York City Comptroller The Office of Comptroller of New York City is the chief fiscal officer and chief auditing officer of the city. The comptroller is elected, citywide, to a four-year term and can hold office for two consecutive terms. William C. Thompson; U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez; and Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President Kenneth Adams.
"Gil Rivera and Park Avenue Building and Roofing Supplies are helping Ocean Hill-Brownsville and all of Brooklyn reap the benefits of our borough's ongoing renaissance," said Brooklyn Borough President Markowitz.
"So many prestigious projects--from the Time Warner Center The Time Warner Center is a mixed-use skyscraper developed by The Related Companies in New York City. Its design, by David Childs and Mustafa Kemal Abadan of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, consists of two 229 m (750 ft) towers bridged by a multi-story atrium containing upscale retail to MoMA to Hearst Towers--are being built with supplies from Gil's operation, we might have to start labeling them "Made in Brooklyn!"