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Coming soon: Water Street POPS!

 |  Gurran Kane

In collaboration with the City of New York and other partners, NYCEDC is gearing up for Water Street Pops!, a series of free public events and activities including concerts, food markets, cultural exhibits and other programming within privately owned public spaces (POPS) along the Water Street corridor in Lower Manhattan. These POPS include the many plazas, pedestrian arcades, and other open spaces on and around Water Street in the area generally bounded by Fulton Street to the north, State Street to the south, Pearl Street to the west, and South Street to the east (

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

 |  NYCEDC

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NYCEDC Executive Director Kyle Kimball discusses the program kick-off at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. Photo credit: Kelly Ernst/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 grand prizes of $250,000 each and four runners-up prizes of $50,000 each to companies looking to move or expand into Lower Manhattan. The competition seeks to bring...

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Take the H.E.L.M. Winners

 |  NYCEDC

Congratulations to the winners of Take the H.E.L.M.: Hire + Expand in Lower Manhattana 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! Selected from a group of over 300 applicants, the five winners will each receive $250,000 to assist the businesses in moving to or expanding an existing location on or south of Chambers Street.  

An NYCEDC program administered by HR&A Advisors, Inc. and sponsored by the Lower Manhattan...

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

 |  NYCEDC

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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. The competition, administered by NYCEDC along with HR&A Advisors, Inc. (HR&A) and sponsored by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, was designed to encourage growth and diversification of Lower Manhattan's economy.

The 20 finalists, selected from a group of over 300 applicants, will each receive a $10...

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