Not Your Father's FiDi | Downtown Alliance

Not Your Father's FiDi

Lower Manhattan isn’t your father’s financial district. Over $30 billion in public and private investment has completely transformed that area south of Chambers Street. While still home to some of the most important financial services firms in the world, Lower Manhattan’s office market is now characterized by a diverse and vibrant mix of businesses. More than 800 technology, advertising, media and information services firms call Lower Manhattan home. A growing number of non-profits, architecture, design, fashion, and engineering firms are taking advantage of Lower Manhattan’s unique architecture and unparalleled transit access.

Lower Manhattan’s office market boasts a remarkable collection of iconic properties, ranging from historic buildings to the most modern commercial real estate in the city. The diversity of commercial space downtown in unparalleled and offers exciting leasing opportunities suited for businesses of all sizes. With over 87 million square feet of commercial space and 265,000 workers, Lower Manhattan is the second largest central business district in New York City and the fourth largest nationally.


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