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The Business Development team at New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is your partner to guide you through your business expansion and relocation needs.

The NYC Difference

New York is business—a city riding the wave of growing industries including life sciences, tech, and the green economy. Home of the world’s 9th-largest economy, NYC is primed for innovation—where people from all walks of life connect and collaborate every day.

Central Park, New York City

A melting pot like no other, NYC has the scale, space, talent, and imagination to help your business hit the ground running.

By The Numbers


NYC’s Gross Metropolitan Product, the 9th largest economy in the world

By The Numbers


The size of NYC’s workforce, the largest in the nation

By The Numbers


New Yorkers with a bachelor’s—more than LA, SF, DC, Philly, and Boston combined

A lot of out-of-town airlines like to talk big about New York City, but as the only airline based right here, no one knows like we do why this city has always been—and still is—such a great place to live, work, and visit.

Robin Hayes
CEO, JetBlue

Connecting You to the City of Opportunity

NYCEDC is a mission-driven, nonprofit organization that works for a vibrant, inclusive, and globally competitive economy for all New Yorkers. And one of our key strategies is strengthening confidence in NYC as a great place to do business.

That’s why our Business Development team is prepared to help you establish the critical connections you need to succeed in the diverse NYC business ecosystem.

Our Services

The Business Development team offers a range of services designed to help you hit the ground running in NYC:

  • Site selection support, including over 64M square feet of property directly managed by NYCEDC that can be leased below-market
  • Access to talent and workforce development consultation to help you build your talent and recruiting pipeline in NYC
  • Financial incentives support and analysis, with access to over 50 City, State, and federal finance solutions and incentives for nearly every sector
  • Access to economic data, custom data requests, and wayfindings for companies doing location analyses and comparative market analysis
  • City and State agency navigation
  • Ecosystem connections to industry associations, local chambers of commerce, and business improvement districts (BIDS)
  • Targeted programs geared towards industry growth, such as Offshore Wind NYC and LifeSci NYC
  • International trade support through connections to international trade organizations
Real estate tour in empty office building

Meet the Team

The Business Development team at NYCEDC can help guide your business through every step of the expansion or relocation process.

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Contact Us

Visit: BizDev Contact Form

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