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With over 8.5 million residents, dozens of Fortune 500 companies,  the largest workforce in the United States, and the second-largest startup ecosystem in the world, New York City is both the nation’s economic powerhouse and the world’s commercial capital.

Built for Business

At NYCEDC, we know that businesses face unique challenges when it comes to location decisions, including recruiting talent, finding the right customer base, securing space, and accessing capital. As a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to creating shared prosperity across NYC, we can connect you to everything you need to hit the ground running in NYC, from industry connections to competitive leasing spaces, access to economic data, and finance solutions and incentives.

D'Ann Ricketts, Owner, BarDen Contracting Services, LLC. Photo by NYCEDC.

Opportunity M/W/DBE

Helping Minority, Women-Owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (M/W/DBEs) overcome challenges that may make it difficult to win contracts on public projects.

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Leasing Opportunities: As an experienced, mission-driven landlord, we work to ensure that our spaces, both large and small, meet our tenants' diverse business needs.

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Brooklyn Army Terminal. Photo by Albert Vecerka/NYCEDC.
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Finance Solutions

Whatever your sector or need, we have finance solutions to help your business thrive.

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Explore RFPs: All of the City’s most transformative projects start with procurement. And the first step is right here. At NYCEDC, we regularly seek out partners to turn our projects from idea to reality.

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Business Incentives
  • Business Incentives Guide Financial incentives and programs to help reduce the costs of expansion, relocation, and capital improvements.
  • Business Resource Guide A guide of NYCEDC's public investments for businesses looking to start, grow, or relocate in New York City.
  • Workforce Development Services Helping your company tap into the NYC talent pool.

Vendor Resources

Because NYCEDC’s projects are generally funded with public funding sources, working with NYCEDC on many of our projects requires the completion and submission of certain forms and documents. Click here to register with PASSPort, a database of information of vendors who do business with NYC, learn how to obtain proof of insurance, download Doing Business Accountability project forms, and more.

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