News Clips: September 12-16, 2011

DOWNTOWN Magazine’s “App Of The Week”: Downtown Alliance App
Downtown Magazine
The Alliance for Downtown New York launched a mobile app on Friday, August 26th. The app, available in iTunes, has many features and was very useful in helping to notify Lower Manhattan residents with important information about Hurricane Irene several weeks ago.

Lower Manhattan resurgent
Real Estate Weekly
As president of the Downtown Alliance, the largest business improvement district in the United States, Elizabeth Berger has been one of Lower Manhattan’s biggest advocates.

Elizabeth Berger/President of the Downtown Alliance
Our Town Downtown
The Downtown Alliance, the Business Improvement District (BID) for Lower Manhattan, is a powerhouse of information and statistics. We sat down with Downtown Alliance President Elizabeth Berger to discuss their State of Lower Manhattan report and the BID’s work.

Rising from Ground Zero
PBS Nightly Business Report
The rebuilding and redevelopment of the World Trade Center site will continue well beyond this 10-year anniversary. But as Suzanne Pratt reports, the surrounding neighborhood is also evolving in some surprising ways.

Lower Manhattan Real Estate, Then and Now
To locals, Lower Manhattan is the buzz of Wall Street, the sights of Battery Park City and the heart of New York counter-culture. Over the past decade, the Downtown Alliance has tracked the area’s dramatic transformation.