Manhattan

  • New Whitney Museum
  • 126th Street African Burial Ground Memorial and Mixed-Use Project
  • La Marqueta
  • Applied Sciences NYC
  • Inwood NYC Neighborhood Study
  • Essex Street Market

Borough Overview

While Manhattan is the smallest borough in terms of land area, it is the most densely populated with over 1.6 million residents. During the workweek, the influx of commuters increases the population to a whopping 3.9 million. The borough includes famous and historic districts, such as the Harlem 125th Street District, Lower Manhattan, and the Garment District. With landmark investments and economic development projects in the borough, NYCEDC is proud of its continuous contributions to its home borough.

Projects

Project

126th Street African Burial Ground Memorial and Mixed-Use Project

In partnership with Speaker of the New York City Council's office and the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force, NYCEDC has launched a community-based planning process for the redevelopment of the former East 126th Street MTA Bus Depot.


Project

New Whitney Museum

Positioned at the foot of the High Line in the Meatpacking District, the new Whitney Museum will be New York City’s newest world-class cultural destination in one of the city’s most dynamic and distinctive locations.


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The High Line

Discover the unique beauty of this one-of-a-kind, urban railway open space.


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NYC Ferry

Beginning in 2017, NYC Ferry will provide a new, affordable way to travel between waterfront communities throughout New York City.


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La Marqueta

La Marqueta is a market space in the heart of East Harlem anchored by kitchen incubator HBK Incubates.


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Applied Sciences NYC

For New York City, the establishment of top-tier applied sciences and engineering campuses is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to dramatically increase our potential for economic growth.


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Essex Street Market

Essex Street Market is home to more than 20 independent vendors selling produce, groceries, gourmet foods, and more.

Workspaces

Incubators and Coworking Spaces /  Wet Lab Spaces

Harlem Biospace

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Harlem Biospace (Hb) is a new biotech incubator, the first of its kind in New York City, to offer affordable shared wet lab space for competitively-selected entrants.

Incubators and Coworking Spaces

HBK Incubates

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The City invested in an approximately 4,000-square-foot commercial kitchen in East Harlem’s La Marqueta. The facility provides shared workspace for up to 40 food manufacturing startups and expanding food businesses.

Programs

Financing

Job Creation and Retention Program

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The Job Creation and Retention Program (“JCRP”) provides discretionary grant funds to eligible companies committing to create a minimum of 75 new jobs in Lower Manhattan as well as to firms making a commitment to retaining at least 200 Lower Manhattan jobs.


Tax Incentives

Lower Manhattan Relocation and Employment Assistance Program

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This program offers a $3,000 per employee business tax credit for firms relocating jobs to Lower Manhattan. Businesses must also make improvements to the premise.

News

NEWS

Spring at the Essex Street Market: New Vendors, New Programs

 |  Source: The Lo-Down

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Cornell Law to Start Program on Roosevelt Island

 |  Source: New York Times

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Where Halls of Ivy Meet Silicon Dreams, a New City Rises

 |  Source: New York Times

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Citywide Ferry Hiring for 200 Jobs, Mayor Says

 |  Source: DNA Info

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New Supermarket Opening in East Harlem

 |  Source: DNA Info

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Plans Unveiled for $250M Tech Hub in Manhattan’s Union Square

 |  Source: Commercial Property Executive

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RENDERINGS REVEAL WHAT UNION SQUARE TECH HUB WILL LOOK LIKE

 |  Source: bisnow

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Harlem 125th Street

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