Incubators & Workspace Resources

Find community-oriented and affordable incubators, wet lab spaces, and shared workspaces.

NYCEDC has fostered an incubator and co-working space network that provides low-cost space, business services, training, and networking opportunities to hundreds of startups and small businesses across a variety of sectors. Over 1,000 startup businesses and 1,500 employees have benefited from City-supported incubators, and these companies have raised more than $180 million in venture funding.

Use the interactive map to find incubators and workspaces or find your own commercial office space with terms that meet your needs using the databases of 42FloorsThe SquareFoot, and PivotDesk.

  • BMW i Ventures

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    The BMW i Ventures Incubator is located at 95 Morton Street and can offer up to 28 open workspace desks for innovative startups, in particular for those with a special focus on future mobility and clean tech.

  • Bronx Business Bridge Incubator

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    The Bronx Business Bridge is part of NYCEDC’s Low Income Fast Track Entrepreneurship Program (LIFT), designed to connect New Yorkers from low-income neighborhoods with opportunities to grow their business and help alleviate key challenges that prevent many from moving up the economic ladder. The Bronx Business Bridge Incubator provides approximately 30 flexible workstations and conference room space to premier start-ups and small businesses. The incubator hosts a suite of services fine-tuned to help guide entrepreneurs towards success.

  • BXL Business Incubator

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    The BXL Business Incubator is the first City-sponsored business incubator to help develop new startup businesses in the Bronx.

  • CFDA Fashion Incubator

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    The CFDA Fashion Incubator is designed to support the next generation of fashion designers in New York City. NYCEDC initially provided a three-year, $200,000 grant to help establish the Incubator, with the goal of it being self-sustaining after the three-year period—which it has currently achieved.

  • Chashama Artist Studios

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    NYCEDC, in partnership with Chashama, has made available approximately 50,000 square feet of artist studios. Located at the BKLYN Army Terminal in Sunset Park, emerging artists can access studio space in a variety of sizes.

  • DUMBO Incubator

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    The DUMBO Incubator leverages the neighborhood's tech community and expertise to offer affordable workspace and business guidance to new tech entrepreneurs and startups in the city.

  • Entrepreneur Space

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    Entrepreneur Space is a City-sponsored business incubator in Queens to help food-related and general business start-ups across New York City.

  • 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.

  • HarlemGarage

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    The HarlemGarage was founded in 2013 as a co-working business incubator for small businesses and startups in Harlem.

  • 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.

  • Jamaica FEASTS Incubator

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    The Jamaica Food Entrepreneurship and Services Training Seminar (FEASTS) is a culinary pre-accelerator operated by the Queens Public Library (QPL).

  • Made in NY Media Center

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    This 20,000-square-foot facility is located on the ground floor of 22 John Street in DUMBO, in a New York City landmark building constructed in 1909 by William Higginson for the Arbuckle Brothers, once America's largest coffee roaster and packager.

  • MetaProp NYC

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    Part of the NYCEDC Affiliate Workspace Network, MetaProp NYC is a NYC-based real estate tech accelerator that brings together the brightest minds in real estate and technology to help quickly build our industry’s most promising young companies.

  • Staten Island MakerSpace

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    The Staten Island MakerSpace is a non-profit, community workspace for makers, builders, tinkerers, hardware developers, hobbyists, artists, entrepreneurs, and anyone with a curious mind who wants to make something. It offers tools, equipment, resources, workshops, and 6000 sq ft of space for you to make your ideas come to life.

  • Urban Future Lab

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    The Urban Future Lab is New York City’s premier facility for the cleantech and energy community, supporting company formation and showcasing innovation.

  • Varick Street Incubator

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    This incubator was developed as part of New York City’s plan to promote innovation through entrepreneurial activity following the economic downturn of 2008. The City provided capital funds and helped to negotiate a lease between the landlord, Trinity Real Estate, and NYU-Poly for the 16,000-square foot facility.

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