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The Downtown Alliance’s latest research publications on Lower Manhattan’s real estate market, demographics and more are all available for download here. If you require additional information, please contact the Downtown Alliance’s research staff via email at research@downtownny.com.

Real Estate Market & Annual Reports

Lower Manhattan Real Estate Market Overview 2Q 2015

August 2015

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An overview of Lower Manhattan's real estate market performance in the second quarter of 2015, including commercial office, residential, hotel & tourism, retail, and capital improvements. read more >>

Lower Manhattan Real Estate Market Overview 1Q 2015

May 2015

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An overview of Lower Manhattan's real estate market performance in the first quarter of 2015, including commercial office, residential, hotel & tourism, retail, and capital improvements. read more >>

Lower Manhattan Real Estate Year in Review 2014

February 2015

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An overview of Lower Manhattan's real estate market performance, including commercial office, residential, hotel & tourism, retail, and capital improvements. read more >>

Downtown Alliance 2014 Annual Report

January 2015

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Our 2014 Annual Report celebrates 20 years of vision and service.  The vast scope of work we have conducted over the past two decades has contributed to the incredible success in transforming Lower Manhattan.  read more >>

The Golden Age of Transit in Lower Manhattan

November 2014

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A report released on opening day of Fulton Center, describing the more than $6.4 billion of transit investments since 2005 and how these investments benefit a large, and growing labor force. read more >>

TAMI Takes Lower Manhattan

October 2014

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With more and more technology, advertising, media, and information companies moving south of Chambers Street, TAMI is showing the love for Lower Manhattan. Read about this growing sector and the renaissance taking place in Lower M... read more >>

Lower Manhattan Real Estate Market Overview 3Q 2014

3rd Qtr. 2014

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An overview of Lower Manhattan's real estate market performance, including commercial office, residential, hotel & tourism, retail, and capital improvements. read more >>

Everything Old Is New Again: Conversions of Historic Properties in Lower Manhattan

June 2014

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An overview of historic properties in Lower Manhattan that are being reimagined and preserved through significant investment and changes in use. As new office space comes online across the district, historic former office building... read more >>

Going to the Head of the Class: The Growth of Higher Education in Lower Manhattan

January 2014

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A report on the growth of higher education in Lower Manhattan. Since 2010, there has been an 571 percent increase in the leasing to higher education tenants south of Chambers Street. Student enrollment has nearly doubled since 200... read more >>

A Surge of Bits and Bytes: The State of Tech and Innovation in Lower Manhattan

October 2013

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A report on Lower Manhattan’s growing technology industry. Over the past year, the number of tech companies in Lower Manhattan grew by 24 percent, from nearly 500 in 2012 to 600 companies today. read more >>

Back to Business: The State of Lower Manhattan One Year After Hurricane Sandy

October 2013

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A report on the impact of Hurricane Sandy on Lower Manhattan and the district’s swift and remarkable progress toward recovery. read more >>

The Brain Gain Report

October 2012

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Learn about how the region’s shifting demographics are favoring the Lower Manhattan business district. read more >>

The Brain Gain, Appendices

October 2012

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The Appendix to The Brain Gain Report. read more >>

General Facts and Figures

Lower Manhattan Market Indicators 2Q 2015

2nd Qtr. 2015

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Quarterly updates on commercial and residential real estate, employment, and the ongoing work of the Downtown Alliance. read more >>

Lower Manhattan Market Indicators 1Q 2015

1st Qtr. 2015

(pdf 38165k)

Quarterly updates on commercial and residential real estate, employment, and the ongoing work of the Downtown Alliance. read more >>

Lower Manhattan Green Real Estate

March 2015

(pdf 45835k)

An inventory and pipeline of Lower Manhattan’s green real estate. read more >>

Office Real Estate Market Data

Coworking and Flexible Office Space Inventory

July 2015

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An inventory of existing and planned co-working and flexible office space providers in Lower Manhattan. read more >>

New Movers 2Q 2015

2nd Qtr. 2015

(pdf 184391k)

A list of business that have relocated to or expanded in Lower Manhattan since Q1 2005. UPDATED QUARTERLY. read more >>

Why Lower Manhattan Broker Toolkit

May 2015

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An overview of the many great reasons for companies to locate in Lower Manhattan. From waterfront views to exciting dining and retail to superior access to talent, it’s not your Father’s FiDi. read more >>

New Movers 1Q 2015

1st Qtr. 2015

(pdf 179868k)

A list of business that have relocated to or expanded in Lower Manhattan since Q1 2005. UPDATED QUARTERLY. read more >>

Coworking and Flexible Office Space Inventory

May 2015

(pdf 83214k)

An inventory of existing and planned co-working and flexible office space providers in Lower Manhattan. read more >>

Residential Market Data

Residential Pipeline 2Q 2015

2nd Qtr. 2015

(pdf 193390k)

A list of Lower Manhattan residential projects, existing, under construction and proposed. UPDATED QUARTERLY. read more >>

Residential Pipeline 1Q 2015

1st Qtr. 2015

(pdf 110485k)

A list of Lower Manhattan residential projects, existing, under construction and proposed. UPDATED QUARTERLY. read more >>

Residential Survey Summary

1st Qtr. 2010

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A demographic snapshot of Lower Manhattan’s growing residential population. read more >>

Lower Manhattan School Enrollment

2014

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An inventory of all the pre-schools, grade schools, and institutions of higher learning in Lower Manhattan (south of Worth Street) and their enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year. read more >>

Hotel Market Data

Hotel Pipeline 2Q 2015

2nd Qtr. 2015

(pdf 41259k)

Current information on Lower Manhattan’s existing hotels, hotels under construction and planned hotel developments. read more >>

Hotel Pipeline 1Q 2015

1st Qtr. 2015

(pdf 39812k)

Current information on Lower Manhattan’s existing hotels, hotels under construction and planned hotel developments. read more >>

Hotel Guest Study

2nd Qtr. 2008

(pdf 121375k)

A study of business and leisure guests in Lower Manhattan hotels. read more >>

Retail Market Data

Lower Manhattan: Where The Foot Traffic Is

2015

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With $5.8 billion in annual buying power, the Lower Manhattan market is fast becoming New York City’s premier retail destination. See what all the buzz is about. read more >>

Retail & Hospitality Map

2014

(pdf 491953k)

View a map of key retail and hospitality locations throughout Lower Manhattan. read more >>

Retail Opportunities Map

June 2015

(pdf 609223k)

Prime retail spaces available in Lower Manhattan, ranging from 1,200 to over 100,000 square feet. read more >>

Retail Pipeline 1Q 2015

1st Qtr. 2015

(pdf 96609k)

Current information on the development of Lower Manhattan’s new construction and repositioned retail spaces. read more >>

Traffic Counts

2014

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A map of daily MTA, PATH and ferry ridership throughout Lower Manhattan. read more >>

Planning and Committee Reports

Water Street: A New Approach - Introduction (Part 1 of 6)

6/1/2010

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A plan to strengthen the competitiveness of Lower Manhattan’s premier commercial corridor. Introduction (Due to this document's extremely large size, please allow sufficient time for downloading) read more >>

Water Street: A New Approach - Anchor to Anchor (Part 2 of 6)

6/1/2010

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Anchor to Anchor (Due to this document's extremely large size, please allow sufficient time for downloading) read more >>

Water Street: A New Approach - Water to Water (Part 3 of 6)

6/1/2010

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Water to Water (Due to this document's extremely large size, please allow sufficient time for downloading) read more >>

Water Street: A New Approach - Space to Place (Part 4 of 6)

6/1/2010

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Space to Place (Due to this document's extremely large size, please allow sufficient time for downloading) read more >>

Water Street: A New Approach - Day to Night (Part 5 of 6)

6/1/2010

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Day to Night (Due to this document's extremely large size, please allow sufficient time for downloading) read more >>

Water Street: A New Approach - Implementation & Recommendations (Part 6 of 6)

6/1/2010

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Implementation & Recommendations (Due to this document's extremely large size, please allow sufficient time for downloading) read more >>

What If: Greenwich South

9/1/2009

(pdf 15265268k)

Some visionary conversation starters about the future of Lower Manhattan… in a place called Greenwich South. read more >>

Five Principles for Greenwich South

9/1/2009

(pdf 11947425k)

The Downtown Alliance's point of view of what could and should happen in Greenwich South. read more >>

Economic Revitalization Committee Findings and Recommendations

6/1/2009

(pdf 71663k)

The Downtown Alliance Ad Hoc Board Committee on Economic Revitalization produced this report on Lower Manhattan's economic potential and plans to achieve it. read more >>

Downtown Alliance Presentations

Downtown Alliance 2014 Annual Report

January 2015

(pdf 4666701k)

We are pleased to present the 2014 Downtown Alliance Annual Report. See how we are celebrating 20 years of vision and servce.   read more >>

Downtown Alliance 2013 Annual Report

April 2014

(pdf 5587268k)

We are pleased to present the 2013 Downtown Alliance Annual Report. The Downtown Alliance is committed to making daily life better now, helping Lower Manhattan flourish and advancing a vision for the future. read more >>

Downtown Alliance 2014 Annual Meeting

April 2014

(pdf 2059796k)

The Alliance for Downtown New York’s 2014 Annual Meeting was held at the Digital Sandbox at 55 Broad Street. This presentation highlights the work of the Alliance in service, advocacy, research and information. read more >>

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