Wells Fargo Cultivating Community Relationships in NYC Expansion

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San Francisco-based bank Wells Fargo is expanding their reach in the New York market. The company is experimenting with smaller branches they’re referring to as “the neighborhood bank format,” to maximize retail presence in tight NYC spaces.

Cultivating strong community relationships are key to the bank’s NYC expansion, hiring dozens of bankers to cultivate relationships with small and midsize businesses. Continue reading

Flagship Opportunities Open Up in Tight Union Square Retail Market


There has never been a better time for retailers to set up shop in Union Square. The neighborhood consistently enjoys low retail vacancy rates relative to the rest of the city. New construction and renovation of a few key retail spaces has brought rare opportunities for those looking to break into the area. The New School’s gleaming new Continue reading

Tonight: A Panel in Celebration of Coco Chanel at Strand Bookstore

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Strand Bookstore will be hosting a panel discussion tonight at 7 PM in celebration of one of fashion’s most iconic figures, Coco Chanel. Paul Morand presents his private conversations with the mysterious and elusive woman in The Allure of Chanel, revealing intimate details on the designer’s life. This updated edition of the book includes Continue reading

TODAY: Open House at The New School University Center

1.25.14 New School University Center Open House

The New School’s brand new University Center is officially open! Celebrate the Grand Opening at their Open House event TODAY from 12 PM – 4 PM.  Visitors will have the Continue reading

Winter Storm Janus

photo credit: @laurenmcelaney

photo credit: @laurenmcelaney

photo credit: @mesofly7

photo credit: @mesofly7

Snow Storm Janus left a beautiful white blanket of snow over Union Square.  The USP Clean Team, along with our City partners, were out in full force making sure that our streets and walkways were cleared, salted and safe!

Union Square Partnership Clean Team

Union Square Partnership Clean Team