Javits Expansion Scaled Back, Future Growth in Jeopardy

New York State lawmakers are considering a bill that would significantly scale back the expansion plans for the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, and meetings industry suppliers and organizers are not too happy about it.

A bill currently making its way through the state legislature would essentially eliminate the second phase of the proposed expansion. If approved, the state, which owns the property, would have the authority to sell off parcels adjacent to the Javits

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