New York City Government

New York City Government

NYC Department of Small Business Services
SBS provides direct assistance to business owners, fosters neighborhood development in commercial districts, and links employers to a skilled and qualified workforce

NYC Business Solutions
A suite of services that help businesses start, operate and expand in New York City regardless of the size or stage of a business. NYC Business Solutions’ services can be accessed at NYC Business Solutions Centers located in the five boroughs.

NYC Business Express
A website that offers business owners and entrepreneurs the information they need to open and operate a business as well as the opportunity to apply for permits, licenses and certifications and to check violation statuses online, all in one place.

New Business Acceleration Team (NBAT)
A New York City initiative aimed at providing eligible new restaurants, bars, bakeries, and butcher shops a streamlined program to become “kitchen ready.” NBAT transforms the way entrepreneurs deal with City government by working with new businesses to help open their doors more quickly, reduce costs, and provide jobs for the community.

NYC Office of Emergency Management – Ready New York: Business Guide
A practical and actionable guide to help businesses protect their employees and enhance a company’s ability to recover from financial loss resulting from business interruption or damage to facilities and inventory.

NYC Health Insurance Link
Source for helping New York City residents and small business owners find health insurance.

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
The City’s primary engine for economic development, NYCEDC is charged with leveraging the City’s assets to drive growth, create jobs and improve quality of life.

13th Precinct
The Flatiron District is served by the NYPD’s 13th Precinct. The precinct’s Community Council meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the 13th Precinct station house, 230 East 21st Street. Click here for the weekly CompStat report detailing the crime statistics for the Precinct.

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