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Moving to an office, retail, or industrial space is an important step in scaling your small business. See below for a list of resources and organizations that provide community support, industrial facilities,
food and retail-oriented spaces and co-working offices for small businesses.

Local Listings and Community Support

New York Economic Development Corporation 

Find space in an NYCEDC-managed property, which offers tenants lower rents, long-term leases, lower energy costs.


WE NYC maintains an extensive, searchable list of workplaces suitable for small businesses.

Bronx Technology Business Incubator 

A workspace for technology freelancers, small businesses, and entrepreneurs. They offer both shared and private work spaces at an affordable rate. 

Long Island City Partnerships

Find available listings for sale or lease in Long Island City

Queens Economic Development Corporation

QEDC's mission is to create and retain jobs through programming that assists small businesses, encourages entrepreneurship, with an emphasis on supporting those of low-to-moderate income, women, minorities, and immigrants.

South West Brooklyn Industrial Development Center

The SBIDC has helped industrial employers thrive and residents build careers. They serve the working waterfront neighborhoods of Sunset Park, Red Hook, and Gowanus.

Industrial/ Manufacturing Spaces

Brooklyn Army Terminal

BAT offers its manufacturing tenants valuable advantages, from proximity to transit and logistics, to secure, long-term, affordable leases and a range of amenities.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

The BNYDC is an industrial park dedicated to the manufacturing industry in Brooklyn. The Yard's tenants range from a dynamic ecosystem of manufacturers, innovators, and artists.

Made in NY Campus at Bush Terminal

Anticipated to open in 2022, the Made in NY Campus will provide affordable industrial facilities for garment manufacturing, film and media production, and related services and industries.

East New York Industrial Business Zone 

The East New York IBZ is an industrial area that is home to businesses in a variety of sectors, providing accessible jobs to New Yorkers of all backgrounds.

Food and Retail-oriented Spaces

Urbanspace Union Square

The 10,000 sq. foot venue is curating a lineup of chefs, food entrepreneurs, and new restaurant concepts. At least 25% of the Food Hall will be reserved for use by entrepreneurs or start-ups operating for less than four years.

Institute of Culinary Education

This organization maintains an extensive list of shared, industrial kitchens and food incubators that offer affordable rates to up-and-coming chefs.

Essex Market

Essex Market is a food market with independent vendors at the intersection of Essex Street and Delancey Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

Flatbush Caton Market

An open air market that serves as a micro-entrepreneurship incubator and a space for Caribbean street vendors to sell their wares.

Moore Street Market

This dining and retail-oriented Market is located in the East Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

La Marqueta (East Harlem)

La Marqueta in East Harlem features an incubator kitchen for food entrepreneurs.

Hot Bread Kitchen (Subleasing)

Hot Bread Kitchen offers commercial kitchen rental at sliding-scale rates and support in recipe development, product marketing and business scale-up.

Co-Working Spaces

Private offices, shared office space and conference rooms for monthly and long-term rental.


WeWork offers a one-month free trial for new members.

NY Designs

NY Designs is a business incubator offering networking opportunities and affordable studio spaces to entrepreneurs working in the design and hardware tech industries.




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