Fulton Fish Market and First Down Materials form Partnership to Enhance Historic Waterfront Connectivity and Foster Community Growth



NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The Fulton Fish Market Cooperative, the largest fish market in the United States for over 200 years, today announced it has partnered with First Down Materials for a transformative barging agreement – a strategic collaboration set to redefine the Market’s operational dynamics and community engagement. This partnership, valued at over $75 million, symbolizes a significant milestone in Fulton Fish Market Cooperatives legacy, by rekindling its historical essence and reestablishing the waterfront presence.

Fulton Fish Market Cooperative has faced challenges in maintaining its historic identity following its relocation to South Bronx from Manhattan and sees this collaboration as a pivotal step forward towards the revitalization of its maritime roots. This partnership not only aligns with Mayor Adams’, NYCEDC and DOT’s Blue Highway initiative, aiming to revitalize New York City’s waterways for commercial use, but also promises to reinvigorate the Hunts Point market’s access and logistical efficiency.

First Down Materials, partner to the fish market in this critical venture, brings to the table a profound understanding and respect for the South Bronx’s rich history and cultural fabric, largely due to its CEOs longstanding family involvement as one of the larger businesses in the area since the …

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