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Manhattan Small Business Development Center

Serving Kings, New York Counties

Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (212) 618-6655 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
Barbara Sibley of Barmar LLC d/b/a La Palapa

We think New York is great for small business -- and so do our clients.

Since our start in 1986, the expert advisors of the Manhattan SBDC have worked directly with 19,505 businesses, helping them to invest $247,598,783 in the area's economy, and create or save 8,903 jobs.

Pace SBDC’s mission is to provide in-depth and confidential one-on-one business advisement, training and research to help small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs launch or grow their business. Our experienced and NYS-certified business advisors have the expertise to help your business reach its full potential. From developing business plans to producing top-notch loan packages, from product marketing to regulatory compliance, our free services are targeted to your specific business needs.

If you or your business reside in New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success.  Among other things, we help our clients:

  • understand the importance of a business plan
  • discover sources of funding
  • prepare for e-commerce
  • identify avenues for exporting goods & services
  • develop marketing plans
  • assess an invention’s viability
  • comply with licensing & regulations

And thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are free of charge.

Contacting the Manhattan SBDC:

Center: (212) 618-6655

Pace University
One Pace Plaza, Suite W501
New York, NY 10038  

Directions to the center

Director: Andrew Flamm

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
M - F, 9 AM - 5:30 PM. Virtual & Telephone counseling sessions available