Times Square represents...

  • 0.1% of the city’s land area, but 15% of its economic output
  • 7% of the city's jobs (with employees from an equally wide range — 60% of Times Square's employees live in the outer boroughs)
  • 32 million SF of commercial office space
  • 16% of the city's hotel rooms
  • Over 63,000 entertainment seats (including 47,635 Broadway seats)
  • $14.7 billion generated by Broadway during the 2018-2019 season, supporting nearly 97,000 jobs
  • $107 billion in overall economic output to NYC, equivalent to that of a full mid-sized American city like Nashville
  • $4.9 billion in tax revenue to the state and the city

What the Times Square Alliance Can Do for Your Business

As a business improvement district, the Times Square Alliance works diligently to promote local businesses and foster community in the Times Square area. In addition to maintaining the area, we love to work directly with businesses to support their operations in Times Square, with services including:

  • Quality of Life Management
  • Crossroads Program
  • Economic Data & Research
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Partnerships & Advertising

Whether you currently do business in Times Square or are looking to locate your business here, we are a resource to you. Please contact Ellen Goldstein, Senior Vice President of Economic Development & Policy, to learn more. 

If you would like to receive Flash Alerts about pertinent neighborhood issues including street closures, security issues, and other news that may help you navigate the district on a day-to-day basis, sign up at TSqFlash.org. In addition to email, you can opt in to receive text and phone call updates. You can also see updates on Twitter by following @TSq_Flash.

If you work at or own a business in Times Square and want to receive updates about business-oriented grants, resources, webinars, and more, make sure to sign up for our regular Stakeholder Updates.