GatewayJFK is where logistics and cargo, hotel, food service, retail, other industries, and a lively community, call home. Our mission is to create a space in New York where the air cargo industry can expand, thrive, and be a good neighbor.

GatewayJFK is home to over 600 businesses and 150 single family households. GatewayJFK is home to 8,000 workers and is a vital part of New York’s 8.6 Billion air cargo sector.

GatewayJFK is dedicated to making the area a clean and safe space to live in, work in, and invest in. We partner with the local community to mitigate the impacts of commercial traffic and improve their quality of life. We partner with local businesses to provide supplemental services, and act as the voice of the Off-Airport community.

Sanitation

GatewayJFK has a team of workers collecting trash, trimming grass, and cutting down overgrowth on the sidewalks, curb lawns, and medians throughout our neighborhood. If you see an area you’d like us to clean up please make a report on our Quality of Life form.

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Security

GatewayJFK provides a security patrol to help keep the neighborhood safe. Our patrol provides extra eyes on the streets to prevent burglaries, illegal dumping, and graffiti. If you’d like to schedule the patrol to visit your home or business please reach out to us.

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Advocacy

GatewayJFK acts as the voice of the Off-Airport community. From tackling issues with traffic, to helping our members get permits, to working for major changes in airport redevelopment, we are here to make sure that the needs of our businesses and residents are understood by key decision makers.

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Recent News

On Monday October 5th 2020, GatewayJFK launched a new security patrol to help keep our neighborhood safe and vibrant. The goal of the patrol is to provide extra eyes on the streets to prevent burglaries, illegal dumping, and graffiti. The unarmed security officers are responsible for patrolling the 215 acre area that makes up the GatewayJFK... Wednesday - October 14, 2020

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This June GatewayJFK went door to door across the district to distribute over 6,000 masks, face shields, and safety information to offices, warehouses, and restaurants in the vicinity of Rockaway Blvd. in Southeast Queens. Along with the masks GatewayJFK distributed posters for business to display that inform and encourage employees to prevent the spread of... Thursday - July 2, 2020

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During the week of April 27th, 2020 GatewayJFK sent 745 meals from restaurants in our neighborhood to frontline workers at Jamaica Hospital, the MTA, DSNY, Wildcat Sanitation Services, the NYPD, and the Port Authority Police Department. To provide the meals, GatewayJFK partnered with 5 anchor restaurants in their neighborhood; Rockaway Plaza Delicatessen, New Castle Deli... Monday - May 11, 2020

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Dear Members and Friends of GatewayJFK, We hope all of you are well and doing your best to weather the disruptions being caused right now by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please review this email for information to help you navigate rules and programs for businesses being put into place at this time.   If you have... Tuesday - March 24, 2020

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District-wide Services & Improvements

GatewayJFK is here to make sure that our community is a great place to operate a business, work in, live in, and make investments. We work to make sure our district is vibrant, clean, and safe. We deliver services and improvements above and beyond those typically provided by the City. Our services include:

Street cleaning and maintenance
Security
Marketing and events
Beautification
Workforce and Business development
Effective Advocacy
Improved responses from government agencies

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About GatewayJFK

Located within a vibrant and diverse New York City neighborhood, GatewayJFK isn’t just a place — it’s a community.

GatewayJFK is a community where logistics and cargo, hotel, food service, retail, and a residential neighborhood, call home. Our commitment to this community fuels our mission to improve the district by providing technical and professional services, workforce opportunities, supplemental services and improvements. Our future is rooted in effective advocacy and administration for all district members.

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