empire state development corporation
- Specific and nuanced legal requirements
- Multiple strategic relationships
- Significant community impact
In 2008 Columbia University embarked on $6 Billion expansion of its campus in the Manhattanville section of West Harlem, which will result in a new educational, academic research, recreational, and civic facilities, a campus for 21st century. Columbia is committed to fulfilling 50 community enhancements within three broad categories:
As the State's compliance monitor we conduct independent verification that Columbia is delivering on its commitments by cross-referencing documentation and records; analyzing data; conducting interviews and site visit; and through visual observations; and review of collateral materials.