Business Resources

Baruch Small Business Development Center

Field Center, 55 Lexington Ave. Room 2-140, NY, NY 10010-2318
Contact 646-312-4790 or 

Baruch SBDC offers free workshops and trainings, as well as assistance with: developing a business plan; finding sources of funding; preparing for e-commerce; identifying avenues for exporting goods & services; developing marketing plans; assessing an invention’s viability; and complying with licensing & regulations.

NYC Dept. of Business Services  

New York City has a variety of services to help businesses start, operate, and expand in NYC. These services include assistance navigating government, financing, education, and incentives.

The New Business Acceleration Team (NBAT) helps food service establishment businesses (restaurants, bars, etc.) open in NYC. NBAT customers receive client management services, construction plan reviews, and scheduled inspections to help them open their doors faster.

The NYC Development Hub is a plan review center that helps accelerate the approval process for major construction projects in New York City. Business customers can submit plans and documents digitally and resolve any issues with City officials in a virtual environment.

NYC Business Solutions is a set of free services offered by the Department of Small Business Services to help businesses start, operate and expand in New York City. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, running a small business or a large corporation, NYC Business Solutions can work for you – for free. NYC Business Solutions services include assistance navigating government, financing, business courses, training, and incentives.

NYC Business Express

NYC Business Wizard – Learn which permits, licenses and regulations matter to you
EasyStart – See common Wizard results by industry
NYC Starter Guides – Download a roadmap to get you started
NYC Business How-to Videos – Learn how to comply with NYC regulations

Con Edison Green Team for Small Business

Click here to schedule a free survey.  Con Ed’s energy efficiency professional will contact you to schedule a time to evaluate your energy usage and provide recommendations on how you can save energy and money at your business.  They will install your customized recommendations and you will start saving energy and money immediately. Con Ed will pay 70% of the cost directly to the contractor, no waiting for a rebate. 

East Midtown Business Improvement Districts and Associations

East Midtown Partnership
875 Third Avenue, NY NY 10022

Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership
27 West 24th Street Suite 800B, NY NY 10010

Grand Central Partnership
122 East 42nd Street, Suite 601, NY, NY 10168

Union Square Partnership
4 Irving Pl #1428, New York, NY 10003