125th Street Business Improvement District

Development Happenings


Nonprofit Moves into Subleased Harlem Space


The YAI Network, a nonprofit service provider helping individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has opened an 8,449-square-foot location for one of the nonprofit's pre-employment and community service programs in a second-floor office space the nonprofit subleased from Success Academy Charter Schools at the NBA Player Association's building at 310 Lenox Avenue in Central Harlem, ABS Partners Real Estate announced last week. Read More


New Park Equity Program to Help Maintain Harlem's St. Nicholas Park

Mayor BIll de Blasio and the City Council announced a $130 million plan last week that will address some issues in parks around the city. The initiative will target 35 parks in low-income neighborhoods across all five boroughs, including St. Nicholas Avenue between 127th and 141st Streets in Harlem. Read More

E&M Associates Buys AIMCO's $67M Harlem Portfolio

E&M Associates, a 40-year-old, family-owned Brooklyn company, has brought a series of Harlem apartment buildings from AIMCO, a Denver-based real estate investment trust, property records indicate. Only eight of the 21 buildings sold were immediately available in property records. Read More

What's New!


1800 Park Avenue, Tallest Building in East Harlem

On the western side of Park Avenue between East 124th and 125th Streets, The Continuum Company - led by Bruce Eichner, intends to develop a 32-story apartment tower


125th Street Deals


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Buy 1 Suit and Get 2 Suits for FREE at Portabella!!!




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125th Street
Recording Area: 125th Street South West Corner of Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Week of September 29 - October 5
74,511 total visitors this week
+24.2% change from same week in the previous year.


Weekly Performance


     The total customer count for the Week beginning 29-SEP-2014 changed by 14,512 from the previous week. Total count for portfolio as a whole changed -3.06%. The highest hourly customer count for the Week beginning 29-SEP-2014 were achieved on Monday at 12pm.  


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At the Official .NYC Press Conference Launch on Oct. 8th, it was announced that ALL New Yorkers Can Now Register for the New Domain!!!
Visit the BID's New Site!!!

More Development 

Dwight Henry, Busy Baker & Movie Star, Readies New Shops in New Orleans & New York

By the end of the year, Henry also plans to open a bakery in Harlem. And he's already getting calls about opening more bakeries in New York.

Business News

SBS Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer announces initiatives that impact three key pillars: "
good jobs, stronger businesses, and a fairer economy"
 through a creative, collaborative, and community-driven approach. 

Harlem Holiday Lighting 2014 Sponsor 

We welcome the Walt Disney Company as one of our Holiday Lighting Program Sponsors!!!

Photos from Corporate Breakfast



October 13 - October 19  

Mount Morris Park History District Walking Tour & Lunch

Oct. 13th  
11:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Harlem Jammin Jazz Tour

Oct. 16th  
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch & Art Exhibit

Oct. 18th  
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Natural Living Film Festival & Community Forum 2014

Oct. 19th  
7:00 pm

Domestic Violence Forum

Oct. 21st  
5:00 pm

Harlem in the News


City Offers Program to End Unwanted Junk Mail


Harlem School of the Arts Reel in Big Bucks at Recent Fundraiser

2014 Harlem Holiday Lights Sponsors:

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