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At the desk of Jessica Lappin

At the desk of Jessica Lappin

From the January issue: Jessica Lappin, 42, is the president of the Downtown Alliance, which manages one of New York City’s largest business improvement districts. The organization spent $20 million last year — the...

At the desk of Jessica Lappin
City’s BIDs spent $134M in 2016

City’s BIDs spent $134M in 2016

New York City’s 73 business improvement districts spent more than $134 million in their respective communities last year. The Downtown Alliance had the largest expenses for the 2016 fiscal year, having spent $20 million,...

City’s BIDs spent $134M in 2016
Battle against BIDs heats up

Battle against BIDs heats up

They were once considered a panacea for troubled city neighborhoods, but Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in New York City are now viewed with increasing cynicism.

Battle against BIDs heats up
Notorious B.I.D.s: Just how much influence do developers wield?

Notorious B.I.D.s: Just how much influence do developers wield?

When Tucker Reed learned of JDS Development Group’s plans to bring a 1,000-foot tower to Downtown Brooklyn, he became,...

Notorious B.I.D.s: Just how much influence do developers wield?
NYC’s BIDs spent $127M in 2015: report

NYC’s BIDs spent $127M in 2015: report

The city’s 72 business improvement districts, many of which are helmed by some of the biggest names in real...

NYC’s BIDs spent $127M in 2015: report
Will the newly formed Meatpacking BID take sides on new development?

Will the newly formed Meatpacking BID take sides on new development?

The Meatpacking District can be summed up in one simple, somewhat clumsy, image: “high heels on cobblestone.”

Will the newly formed Meatpacking BID take sides on new development?
Jackson Heights to vote on upping BID

Jackson Heights to vote on upping BID

The proposed Jackson Heights-Corona BID expansion will soon be put to a vote. About 1,500 business owners in Jackson Heights will receive ballots at the end of June, giving them the opportunity to weigh...

Jackson Heights to vote on upping BID
Streets in the Meatpacking District and Chelsea neighborhood

Taconic pitches Meatpacking District-Chelsea BID marriage

Taconic Investment Partners, which started local business organizations the Meatpacking District Improvement Association and the Chelsea Improvement Company, is...

Taconic pitches Meatpacking District-Chelsea BID marriage
Chelsea Triangle

Joint business district for Chelsea, Meatpacking coming?

Commercial landlords in Chelsea and the Meatpacking District may soon have to pony up cash to fund a proposed...

Joint business district for Chelsea, Meatpacking coming?
Meatpacking sees renewed BID push

Meatpacking sees renewed BID push

 The Meatpacking District is seeing a renewed effort to form a business improvement district in the neighborhood, following a failed attempt several years ago.

Meatpacking sees renewed BID push
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