5th Ave Shopping Opens Underground

Downtown Manhattan is one of the most recognizable locales in the world. According to the Wall Street Journal, of the 54.3 million tourists who passed through New York City last year, 11 million of them visited Lower Manhattan. Along with the growth and development of its distinctive skyline, this highly economically focused area is ...
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Condé Nast Begins Diversifying WTC

One of the country’s most influential and media-driven agencies is beginning its migration downtown. Condé Nast, currently located a few steps away from Time Square, is relocating its headquarters to the World Trade Center in New York City’s Financial District.  This mega publisher releases 18 different publications monthly, staging celebrities, artists, economists, and the ...
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We Meet WeWork

The coworking space business has been gaining pace recently as more companies open shop in metropolitan cities. These companies are catering to the mobile entrepreneur in various ways. For example, Secret Clubhouse, located in Williamsburg, is designed with an alternative style. This location features video games and high-school-style lockers, targeting young tech and media ...
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BNY & Time Inc. Relocate to Brookfield Place

BNY Mellon announced on June 26 that it is relocating its headquarters to Brookfield Place, formerly known as 2 World Financial Center, in downtown New York. They join publishing giant Time Inc., who also finalized an agreement with Brookfield earlier in the month, as big corporations looking south of Canal for their new long-term ...
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New Plans and Summer Events in Tow for the South Street Seaport

Since they were first revealed back in October of 2013, plans for the seaport’s renovation have continued to expand in regards to construction and restoration, as well as community and cultural programming. As described in their “development vision,” the company hopes to not only transform the neighborhood into a vibrant place to shop, dine ...
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World Trade Center Memorial is Cultural Respite Amidst the Downtown High Rises

Manhattan’s Financial District is in the midst of an exciting transformation as it stirs new growth amongst its commercial and entertainment centers. Not only has the area established new interactive parks and premier retail spaces, but it has also recently unveiled the finished World Trade Center Museum – a complimentary addition to the existing ...
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PDL – Prodigy Design Lab’s Winners Announced

by Thea Linscott – Relevance New York Prodigy Network is proud to announce the winners of its first design competition hosted through its crowdsourcing platform, Prodigy Design Lab.  The competition was an open call for proposals to design the interior spaces and digital services for 17John, and extended stay hotel in lower Manhattan. The ...
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Harnessing the Collective Intelligence of the Crowd: Be a Curator Not an Expert

Last month at PSFK’s annual conference Prodigy Network’s Founder and CEO, Rodrigo Niño, spoke about the power of the collective intelligence, and posed the following question, “How can we better utilize the intelligence of the crowd to create positive change in our society?” Niño cited two contrasting examples to support his statement. The first was a video ...
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Crowdfunding commercial real estate with Rodrigo Nino

Erin Ade, host for BOOM BUST @RT, interviewed Rodrigo Niño, who is considered to be pioneering a new type of investment for the little guys. Niño’s firm, Prodigy Network allows smaller investors to participate in large scale commercial projects that previously only big players could acquire. “Just imagine your chunk of change helping billed the ...
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