In addition to Empire State Development’s primary role to
assist and support businesses and encourage economic
investment and prosperity in New York State, we serve as the
parent corporation for nine subsidiary corporations. Each
subsidiary operates as an independent entity, with a board,
president and staff, and each is associated with large-scale development projects.
Below is a list of Empire State Development’s subsidiaries.
Click on a name for a more detailed description and a link
to its external site.
Convention Center Development Corporation (CCDC)
Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC)
Harlem Community Development Corporation (HCDC)
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC)
Moynihan Station Development Corporation (MSDC)
Queens West Development Corporation (QWDC)
USA Niagara Development Corporation (USAN)
Empire State Development oversees important development
projects, aimed at fostering sustainable growth, creating
jobs, reviving our economy and expanding opportunities for
all New Yorkers.
Aqueduct Race Track Civic Project
Belmont Park Redevelopment Study
Columbia Manhattanville Project
Victoria Theater Redevelopment