NYC ASSISTANCE & INFORMATION
The Steinway Astoria Partnership is here to help you with your day to day concerns. There are also many resources in NYC government ready and willing to assist small businesses.
SBS Business Solutions Center
NYC Business Solutions helps businesses start, operate, and expand in NYC. Our services are provided at no cost, regardless of the size or stage of your business.
NYC Business Express
NYC Business Express is the one-stop online tool for the license, permit, tax, incentive information and applications you need, for any business in NYC. The NYC Business Express Incentives Estimator can even provide a customized list of City, State, and Federal incentives for which your business may qualify.
NYC Department of Small Business Services
The NYC Department of Small Business Services makes it easier for businesses in NYC to form, do business and grow by providing direct assistance to business owners, fostering neighborhood development in commercial districts, and linking employers to a skilled and qualified workforce.
Queens Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Since their start in 1988, the expert advisors of the Queens-York SBDC have worked directly with businesses, helping them to invest in the area’s economy.
Queens Economic Development Corporation
The mission of the Queens Economic Development Corporation is to create and retain jobs through programming that grows our neighborhoods, assists small businesses and promotes tourism and business development.
United States Small Business Administration
The United States Small Business Administration was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain the strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
NYC Department of Buildings
The NYC Department of Buildings ensures the safe and lawful use of over 975,000 buildings and properties by enforcing the City’s Building Code, Electrical Code, Zoning Resolution, NYS Labor Law and NYS Multiple Dwelling Law.
Queens is home to a treasure trove of museums, gardens and performing arts venues.
NYC Police Department
34-16 Astoria Blvd. Astoria, NY 11103
NYC Fire Department
NYC Dept. of Transportation
NYC Transit Authority
UTILITIES/ENERGY SAVINGS PROGRAMS
A regulated utility supplying the energy that powers New York.
National Grid The Power of Action
An International electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world.
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
Energy-efficiency programs, research and development initiatives, low income energy programs and environmental disclosure activities.