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The Recovery of New York

The Recovery of New York

Mark Zandi, chief economist for Moody’s Analytics predicts it will take New York City at least 2 years, and possibly more for New York City to recover. All of the advantages New York has to offer – Broadway, tourism, skyscrapers full of office workers, and...
The Return of Office Employees

The Return of Office Employees

The latest estimate is for 15% of Manhattan office workers to return by the end of 2020. This is substantially lower than the same estimate of 26% made in August. The fear of a second wave and several outbreaks around the city are to blame for the delay. When asked...
Covid-19 Public School Enrollment Drop

Covid-19 Public School Enrollment Drop

Enrollment in public schools is dropping across the US as the pandemic continues. This is likely to affect funding as it is determined on a per-pupil basis. Towns and municipalities have reduced tax revenues due to the virus which reduces school budgets. Schools are...
Hotels Entertain Creative Ideas to Boost Revenue

Hotels Entertain Creative Ideas to Boost Revenue

New York City hotels are grappling with all-time low vacancy rates as a result of the pandemic. When the crisis began in March occupancy dropped from 90% to 15%, and has remained steady in the single digits according to the Commercial Observer. Creative thinking and...
New York Forward Loan Fund

New York Forward Loan Fund

New York state is helping small businesses with the New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF). This is designed to help small businesses, non-profits and residential landlords with operating and re-opening expenses as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. 90% of all New York...