The Last Millennial in the Garment District is an excellent write-up about a father (Johnny) and daughter (Kim) who own and manage Johnny's Fashion Studio, a sample and development factory in the Garment District that does work for cutting edge designers and well-known brands alike.
Yesterday, Seth and I took a ride to Sunset Park to check out Industry City's Open Studios event. Built in the late 19th century, Industry City makes up 6,000,000 square feet (yes, 6 million) of space across 9 industrial buildings.
The Center for an Urban Future released a terrific report entitled, SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS: A blueprint for turning more of New York City's small businesses into medium-sized and large businesses. The report profiles 21 NYC-based businesses that have successfully expanded and how they achieved their success.