Supporting Our Storefronts

Supporting Our Storefronts

Services We Offer:

  • Preliminary search of available storefront spaces below Chambers Street.
  • Neighborhood-based research including other retailers, hotels and nearby amenities.
  • Grant programs to support small business.
  • Promotional opportunities across Alliance communications and advertising campaigns.
  • Support on navigating government regulations and additional public resources.

Destany Batista
Director of Storefront Engagement
(212) 835-2784
[email protected]

Our Work Boost Your Shop’s Social-Media Presence by Applying to Our Get Social Grant Program

If you are looking to boost your small business’s social-media presence, the Downtown Alliance has launched Get Social. The program is an opportunity for 10 Lower Manhattan storefronts to receive seven free sessions with a social media consultant…

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Recent Spotlights On Local Businesses

Lower Manhattan Has a New Shop for Sneakerheads Lower Manhattan Has a New Shop for Sneakerheads Kidville’s Halloween Party Offers a Little Self-Scare Kidville’s Halloween Party Offers a Little Self-Scare Eat Korean Barbecue and Sing Your Heart Out at Gunbae Eat Korean Barbecue and Sing Your Heart Out at Gunbae A Visit to the Fountain Pen Hospital Is the Write Stuff for Your Mind A Visit to the Fountain Pen Hospital Is the Write Stuff for Your Mind
Shopping Update Your Store for the Shop Dine Guide

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Meet the Faces of Small Business Downtown

While a lot of businesses were forced to shutter during the pandemic, many stayed open to serve the community. The following are interviews we conducted with several local businesses who remained open through 2020.

Generosity and Tolerance: This Restaurateur Delivers (Even When It’s Not Returned) Generosity and Tolerance: This Restaurateur Delivers (Even When It’s Not Returned) How an Indian Restaurant Kept Afloat With Delivery Orders From Abroad How an Indian Restaurant Kept Afloat With Delivery Orders From Abroad PrimpNYC Enlists Women-Owned Businesses to Perfect Salon Experience PrimpNYC Enlists Women-Owned Businesses to Perfect Salon Experience 'Everyone's Really Caring About Each Other': Inside a Downtown Drugstore During the Pandemic ‘Everyone’s Really Caring About Each Other’: Inside a Downtown Drugstore During the Pandemic ‘Die-Hard Customers Look in Their Closets For Stuff to Fix’: Minas Shoe Repair During COVID ‘Die-Hard Customers Look in Their Closets For Stuff to Fix’: Minas Shoe Repair During COVID ‘Our Store Has Become More Than a Deli’: Inside the 24-Hour Cafe De Novo ‘Our Store Has Become More Than a Deli’: Inside the 24-Hour Cafe De Novo

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