Airbnb provides a big boost to the borough’s business climate Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce leaders told state lawmakers in Albany during a trip to the state Capitol in which the business group push … Full Article

Chain stores increase foothold in Brooklyn, study finds

Brooklyn saw the largest growth of national chain stores of any of the city’s five boroughs in 2017, according to a study released last week by the nonprofit think tank Center for an Urban Future. … Full Article

‘Downtown Brooklyn’ Apple Store visually stunning and already packed

Business was quite brisk Monday evening at Brooklyn’s latest Apple store, which cuts a dramatic triangular wedge into the sky at 123 Flatbush Ave. in Fort Greene, within the BAM Cultural District. The store opened on Saturday. … Full Article

Skylines explode in Brooklyn as retail vacancies haunt local streetscapes

After I moved to Cobble Hill four years ago, I quickly developed favorite local haunts. I bought books at BookCourt and Community Bookstore, beer at American Beer Distributing Co., coffee at Cafe Pedlar and candy at Sugar Shop, all along Court Street. … Full Article

City Hall joins BNYDC, business and community leaders to debut Navy Yard’s Building 77

Maybe it was the stress of elections barely two days past, or mastering the logistics of the Navy Yard — itself a city within a city — but nothing seemed to go quite right on day the ribbon was to be cut and the Yard’s largest single building, No. … Full Article

Montague BID wants footbridge to connect Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn Bridge Park

The Montague Street Business Improvement District (BID), which represents more than 100 small businesses in Brooklyn Heights, has requested that the city build a permanent footbridge from the bottom of Montague Street to Brooklyn Bridge Park.   … Full Article

Brooklyn Business Beat for November 6

Bareburger prides itself on the healthy organic options it features along with a nice selection of game meats for your dining pleasure. That’s right, if you are craving a delicious duck entrée or have a hankering for elk or bison, you’ve come to the right place. … Full Article

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation celebrates 50th anniversary

This year's Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Restore Brooklyn Benefit, which was held on Oct. 31 at Cipriani 42nd Street, celebrated the 50th anniversary of Restoration, the nation's first community development corporation. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s Home Abstract celebrates 40th anniversary

Home Abstract Corp. at 8225 Third Avenue has just celebrated its 40th Anniversary as one of the leading title agencies in New York providing residential and commercial services throughout the state. … Full Article

Brooklyn entrepreneurs plug in to Synergy Global Forum

Brooklyn entrepreneurs and business execs were inspired by what they heard from a lineup of world-class speakers at the Synergy Global Forum New York on Oct. 27 and 28. … Full Article

North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce holds Fall Orientation in The Brass Factory

North Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce President Paul Samulski hustled back and forth within one corner of the cavernous work space, directing the placement of benches and tables, setting out bottles of wine and placing baskets of edibles in a neat row. … Full Article


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