There has never been a better time to live and work in New York City. Residents of this vibrant city enjoy easy access to global markets, a diverse and international population, and some of the highest quality of life in the United States.
NYC welcomed a record 60 million visitors in 2016
With a market boasting 8.6 million potential customers – and more than 25 million in the metro area – the economic opportunities in NYC are endless. With its strong economy and infrastructure, global workforce, and cross-industry innovation, it’s no wonder that NYC is considered the business center of the world.
NYC is helping to solve the most pressing sustainability challenges facing our city and other cities globally. With the United States’ largest municipal market in energy, waste, water, and transit, NYC offers a living lab for urban technology companies and entrepreneurs. From deploying resiliency technology, to hosting demonstration pilot projects, to supporting entrepreneurs with office space and shared resources, we’re making NYC into the world’s model for a smart, sustainable, and resilient city.
NYC has the world’s largest concentration of academic institutions
NYC provides world-renowned research, talent, and resources in the Life Sciences industry.
NYC recently launced LifeSci NYC, a $500 million investment to vault NYC to the forefront of research and innovation. The funding includes real estate development opportunities, incentives, incubators, matching funds for early stage companies, and a new campus.