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Retail Leads Lower Manhattan Real Estate Activity in 2016
02/07/2017

Lower Manhattan solidified its status as a premier mixed use neighborhood last year with a surge of retail activity and several high profile residential and hotel openings south of Chambers Street,

Downtown Connection Bus Route Changes Coming February 20
01/27/2017

The Alliance for Downtown New York will be rerouting The Downtown Connection, Lower Manhattan's free bus service, one block north to Chambers Street between North End Avenue and Broadway, effective

LMHQ Offering Free Event Space to NYC Nonprofits Through Con Edison Grant
01/11/2017

LMHQ is now accepting applications from New York City nonprofits for access to free event space and meeting rooms at their collaborative work and social center in Lower Manhattan.  Conceived by LMH

Downtown Alliance Adds Seaport Drop-Off Stop To FREE Bus Service The Downtown Connection
12/14/2016
The Alliance for Downtown New York has extended the route of The Downtown Connection, Lower Manhattan's free bus service, with the addition of a new drop-off only location at South Street and Peck
Robert Douglass, Founding Chairman of the Alliance for Downtown New York and Civic Champion, Dies at 85
12/06/2016

The Alliance for Downtown New York mourns the loss of Founding Chairman Robert Douglass today.

Third Quarter Lower Manhattan Leasing Activity Led by Recommitting Tenants
10/31/2016

Lower Manhattan's third quarter commercial real estate activity continued a local year-long trend with current tenants choosing to expand or move within the neighborhood.

Young Professionals Shape Lower Manhattan's Transformation
10/11/2016

Lower Manhattan's young professional residents, a community of 30,000 people between the ages of 18-44, 70 percent of whom are millennials (18-34), collectively spend more than $350M a year on leis

Private Sector Employment Reaches New Peak in Lower Manhattan; Up for Sixth Consecutive Year
08/02/2016

Private sector employment climbed to more than 232,200 employees as of the end of 2015, marking the sixth consecutive year of growth and the highest point since the end of 2001, according to the Al

Downtown Alliance Kicks Off Game On! Block Party Series with NYC Football Club, CompleteBody, DJ Hesta Prynn + More
06/29/2016

The Alliance for Downtown New York kicks off the third annual Game On!

Downtown Alliance Enlists 34 Lower Manhattan Restaurants For GET LOW 2016 Deals
06/20/2016

The Downtown Alliance is teaming up with 34 Lower Manhattan restaurants to kick off the third annual GET LOW campaign on Tuesday, June 21.  The program brings special deals and discounts to Downtow