Alliance for Downtown N.Y. develops incentive calculator.The Alliance for Downtown Downtown (called a "city centre" in British English) is a term used in North America when referring to a city's core, usually both in a geographical and commercial / community sense. New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of has, developed a web-based Downtown Incentives Calculator calculator or calculating machine, device for performing numerical computations; it may be mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic. The electronic computer is also a calculator but performs other functions as well. . and Downtown Space Finder to aid companies investigating office space options in Lower Manhattan Lower Manhattan is the southernmost part of the island of Manhattan, the main island and center of business and government of the City of New York. Lower Manhattan is generally defined as the area delineated on the north by Chambers Street, on the west by the Hudson River (North . The two new online. tools can be viewed, at http://www.downtownny.com/.
The Downtown Incentives Calculator enables companies to calculate the savings available in Lower Manhattan from government incentives and competitive rents if the company remains in or relocates in Lower Manhattan. The online calculator considers a wide variety of details such as number of employees, rent per square foot, location of business on Sept. 11, 2001, expected energy use and corporate tax rate to determine the savings available.
The Downtown Space Finder also enables tenants to identify specific commercial and retail space in Lower Manhattan with features such as virtual space tours' and contact information for appropriate real estate brokers.
The site allows companies to search the entire Downtown area or narrow their choices to specific sub markets. Businesses can use the Downtown Space Finder to sort options by address, rent, height, number of floors, and more.
"A growing number of corporations want to explore the savings and incentives available in Lower Manhattan," said Shirley Jaffe Shirley Jaffe, abstract painter and sculptor, was born in New Jersey, USA, in 1925 and educated at Cooper Union in New York City. She moved to Paris in 1949 as a young painter and has carried on her career primarily in France, although she returns regularly to the United States , vice president of economic development for the Downtown Alliance. "Realizing these savings instantly online provides a compelling case for remaining or relocating Downtown."