Who We Are
NYCEDC’s Asset Management (AM) division manages the overall strategy for conventional and non-traditional assets across all five boroughs of New York City including commercial real estate properties as well as transportation, critical infrastructure, and energy assets. The division pursues a double-bottom line strategy, targeting not just economic returns but also multiple social metrics including but not limited to job creation and growing equitable neighborhoods.
In fiscal year 2019, the department actively managed over 66 million square feet at a 95% occupancy rate.
By the Numbers
Square feet of City-owned property managed by AM—making us the City’s largest landlord.
What We Do
We use these assets to deliver results for NYC’s economy and communities by:
- Managing and maintaining assets: Strategic management and maintenance of EDC’s 66M+ SF asset portfolio to deliver superior management reporting, strategic planning, and state of good repair
- Leasing and redeveloping: disposing of property and port interests through leases and operator contracts to accomplish policy and financial goals
- Value capture: Extracting economic value from City assets in line with benchmarks to payback City and EDC investments in the past and to support EDC’s ongoing operations and policy priorities
- DBL operations: Developing and implementing ‘double bottom line’ assets that provide annual cash flow while achieving immediate policy goals, including creating good jobs and strengthening neighborhoods for working families