Success Stories

New York City. Make it Here.

The City is working hard to create new business opportunities throughout the five boroughs.

Companies across many industries have found success in relocating or expanding their operations in New York City. See how businesses large and small can make it here.

  • Public School

    Discover how Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, Creators of Public School and Black Apple made a fashion statement with the help of NYCEDC and the CFDA Fashion Incubator and made it here, in New York City.

  • Baby Cakes And Pies, Cookies Too

    Find out about the Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator Program and how Diana Scot-Sho, Incubator Program entrepreneur made it here – in New York City.

  • Ecologic Solutions Inc.

    Find out about Anselm Doering - Brooklynite, Green-Eco evangelist, and how he founded and took EcoLogic Solutions from his apartment, to the Varick St incubator, to the Brooklyn Navy Yards as a thriving business. Discover how Anselm made it here - in New York City.

  • ACME Smoked Fish Corp.

    Find out about how the Caslow family—four generations of pride, success, and ownership of Acme Smoked Fish—grew and made it here in New York City.

  • Pixable

    Meet Inaki Berenguer CEO of Pixable. From MIT, to 160 Varick, to his own office space, find out how Inaki made it here, in New York City.

  • Julia Gray, Ltd.

    With the help of IDA, Julia Gray, Ltd. was able to purchase a larger facility in Long Island City, keeping jobs within the community and revenue in New York City.

  • Twin Pines

    Peter Bourbeau has been in the real estate management business in New York City for over 25 years, looking for ways to innovate and improve his services he looked to solar energy products.

  • Arverne by the Sea

    The Recover NYC Program helped to establish a much-needed supermarket on the Rockaway Peninsula.

  • City Point

    Learn about HireNYC's comprehensive recruitment and hiring strategy for the permanent jobs at City Point.

  • Island Soft Pretzel Shop

    After the NYCEDC redevelopment of the St. George Staten Island Ferry Terminal, Gina Soldo saw a great retail opportunity. She developed a business plan for a pretzel shop that sources from a Staten Island supplier and opened business in March 2010.

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