City to Redevelop P.C. Richard Site into New Tech Hub

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Today, New York City’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced plans to redevelop a city-owned site currently occupied by P.C. Richard & Son located within the Union Square district at 124 East 14th Street.  A call for proposals includes guidelines encouraging developers to build office space that targets startups that outgrow incubators Continue reading

Centro Latest Digital Media Company to Move to Union Square

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Last week, the Commercial Observer reported digital advertising and media management software developer Centro Inc. leased two full floors at 841 Broadway, one block south of Union Square Park and a few floors up from Max Brenner’s chocolate paradise. Centro Inc. is the latest tech company to find a home in the neighborhood, joining Mashable, BuzzFeed, Urban Compass, and host of other companies. The lease brings 841 Broadway to full occupancy.

BuzzFeed to Take Office Space in Union Square

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BuzzFeed’s 2012 New York Headquarters Photo: Drew Anthony Smith via The Huffington Post

This morning the New York Post reported that viral media and listicle site BuzzFeed has signed a lease for 194,000 square feet at 225 Park Avenue South, just one block north of Union Square Park. According to the Post, BuzzFeed is to create 475 jobs in the neighborhood in exchange for New York State tax incentives. The  media company joins several other notable tech firms, such as Urban Compass and Mashable, drawn to the neighborhood’s accessibility and livability.

Solar Charging Stations Return to Union Square Today

Solar-Powered Charging Station in Union Square Park’s West Side Seating Area

The Union Square Partnership wants to keep you connected! We’re happy to announce that we are again partnering with AT&T, Pensa, and Goal Zero to bring back the wildly popular solar-paneled cell phone charging stations for our visitors to use while in Union Continue reading