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.

  • 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.

  • Chashama

    Discover how Chashama, an arts not-for profit, worked with NYCEDC to expand its low-cost, artist studio space and create cultural links with the community.

  • Luna Park / Central Amusement International

    Find out how Central Amusement International was able to work with the community and hire a staff of nearly 200 people for Coney Island's Luna Park in four months.

  • SecondMarket

    Find out how SecondMarket found the talent, support, and infrastructure they were searching for in New York City.

  • MyCityWay

    Find out how, after winning the City's first BigApps competition, a new, innovative startup was born.