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Transforming Water Street's POPS

 |  NYCEDC
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Water Street in Lower Manhattan struggled to recover from damage to office buildings, infrastructure, and public spaces. In response to these challenges, NYCEDC has laid out strategies to help put the district back on its feet, while laying the groundwork for improved, long-term resiliency and viability.

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The Rebirth of Lower Manhattan

 |  NYCEDC
Yesterday, hundreds of employees moved into One World Trade Center, signaling the rebirth of downtown Manhattan as the world's financial and innovation district.

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Take the H.E.L.M. 2.0 Winners

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The second annual Take the H.E.L.M. Awards Ceremony awarded four grand prize winners and four runner-ups a total of $1.2 million in funding to assist with their office move to Lower Manhattan.

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Take The H.E.L.M. Finalists: At A Glance

 |  NYCEDC
This year's 20 Take the H.E.L.M finalists were selected from a pool of over 300 applicants.

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Lower Manhattan's Transformation

 |  NYCEDC
There is no denying that New York City has experienced considerable change in the past decade. Arguably, some of the biggest changes have taken place below Chambers Street in Lower Manhattan.

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Paperless Post To Expand and Create 76 New Jobs

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NYCEDC and Empire State Development (ESD) announced that Paperless Post, an innovative online communication design company, will relocate and expand its operations to Lower Manhattan.

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Take the H.E.L.M. Second Round Launches

 |  NYCEDC
With the success of the first iteration of Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan, we are excited to announce that we will be relaunching the program! To encourage the continued growth of Lower Manhattan, Take the H.E.L.M. will award four $250,000 cash grants and four $50,000 cash grants to companies looking to move or expand into Lower Manhattan.

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Take the H.E.L.M. Winners

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Congratulations to the winners of Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan, a competition that encourages creative and innovative businesses to open a new office or expand an existing office in Lower Manhattan: Booker, STELLAService, Grapeshot, Paperless Post and The Flatiron School!

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20 Finalists Named in Take the H.E.L.M. Competition

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Today we announced the 20 finalists of "Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan," a competition which encourages creative and innovative businesses to open or expand an existing office in Lower Manhattan.

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Take the HELM: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattan

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Our new Take the HELM competition rewards and promotes new Lower Manhattan tenants that can bring the best and brightest employees; continue the re-branding of Lower Manhattan as a hub of innovative businesses; and diversify the economic base of this central business district, complementing the financial sector.