Strategic Investments Group

Strategic Investment Group, Your Partner for Business Growth


We develop customized, individualized plans to meet the specific needs of companies that are expanding or moving to or within New York City. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Financing
  • Incentives
  • Real Estate

We have industry representatives who specialize in the Bioscience and Clean Technology, Food Manufacturing, Industrial and Distribution, Infrastructure and Energy, Retail, Commercial and Not-for-profit sectors. Whatever your sector, whatever your need, we will develop solutions that will help your business prosper, grow, and make it in New York City. Our programs and business solutions are not limited to the resources NYCEDC has to offer. We can introduce your business to other agencies, organizations, and strategic partnerships that can help your business succeed and grow in NYC.

Innovative Financing Solutions

We have helped hundreds of companies undertake capital expansion and reduce operating costs. There are numerous financing programs available to companies of all types. We can work with you to provide estimates on the value of the benefits to your business and offer guidance through the application process.

Accessing Incentives

We can help your business identify tax credits and other financial assistance programs, estimate the value of those benefits to your business, and provide guidance on how to apply for these programs.  Additionally, we can help businesses undertaking larger projects access discretionary tax incentives through the New York City Industrial Development Agency (NYCIDA). NYCIDA has helped hundreds of companies undertake capital projects, expand their existing operations, or relocate to New York City through the reduction or deferral of various transaction and operating costs.

Real Estate Advisory Services

Whether your business is expanding in or relocating to New York City, we can assist in identifying suitable space or development parcels, compare the competitive advantages of different locations throughout the city, and identify available benefits and resources specific to each neighborhood.

Successful Partnerships

From media and tech companies to museums, bioscience to beer distributors, NYCEDC has helped with unique funding programs, real estate, and capital expansion solutions that enable companies to prosper and grow. Let us put our expertise to work for you.

Contact NYCEDC's Strategic Investments Group

For customized solutions to help your business grow, contact the STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS GROUP today: 212.618.5737 or

NYC Development Finance Conference 

The NYC Development Finance Conference is an annual event that brings together not-for-profits, developers, lenders and other industry experts to discuss tools for innovative economic development throughout the five boroughs.

Over the past 11 years, the event, which started out as NYCEDC’s annual New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) conference, has grown from a 20-person workshop into a 500+ person conference.

The 2014 event focused on tools and strategies needed for economic development in all five boroughs of New York City.

Visit our conference page to learn more about this year's event, and sign up to receive information on the 2015 conference.

Central Business Districts

The City’s Central Business Districts are areas ripe with opportunities for business growth and expansion. The Strategic Investments Group and other divisions within NYCEDC are actively looking at innovative ways to connect businesses to these dynamic areas. Discover what the various CBD’s can offer you.

  • Downtown Brooklyn

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    Downtown Brooklyn embodies the best of New York City with several top public and private institutions for higher learning as well as historic brownstones and attractive new apartment buildings that provide diverse residential options.

  • Downtown Jamaica

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    Already an established business community, Downtown Jamaica offers affordable space, a rich cultural tradition, and a mix of historic and modern residential options.

  • Downtown Staten Island

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    Just minutes from Manhattan, Brooklyn, and New Jersey, Downtown Staten Island is a significant asset in the Island’s continued economic and cultural expansion.

  • Harlem 125th Street

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    The Harlem 125th Street business district is poised to usher in a bright future for Harlem while celebrating the area's rich history.

  • Long Island City

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    With its close proximity to midtown and a wide array of affordable and spacious leasing options, Long Island City has emerged as an ideal location for business.

  • Lower Manhattan

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    Lower Manhattan is an attractive location for businesses seeking affordable commercial office space in New York City.

  • South Bronx 161st Corridor Central Business District

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    In September 2009, the City Council approved rezoning to provide opportunities for new high-density residential, commercial, and community facility development in the civic heart of the Bronx.

News & Updates


    Terrafina Expands in NYC

     |  NYCEDC
    Working with NYCEDC’s Strategic Investments Group, Terrafina found a new 17,000-square-foot facility in the Bathgate Industrial Business Zone in the Bronx. We visit them in their new home.


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