Storefront is the world's leading online marketplace for renting short term retail space. We have over 1000 retail spaces all over New York, from the Financial District, to Midtown, to Brooklyn. With boutiques, art galleries or showrooms our spaces are carefully curated to perfectly empower any retail and commercial event, from a day to several months.

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The retail landscape in New York City

Storefront expertise, temporary retail, is at the cutting edge of offline innovation in the leading city

New York, the world’s fastest, toughest and arguably most vibrant cosmopolitan city, is a global hub for business, fashion and food. A melting pot of culture and diversity, New York is a fertile testing ground for brands looking to expand with a pop-up store or temporary retail venture.

They say “if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere” and growing international brands have shown that to be true. Stone Island opened a store that was so successful they turned it into a flagship venture. Temporary retail stores and pop-up shops have been on-the-rise in the big apple for years, and are increasing at an exponential rate. Brands from all over the world have launched new products here, testing ideas on a highly reactive and forward thinking customer base.

Despite the buzzing professional sector and fast-paced business culture, commercial space in NYC is frequently in the press for all the wrong retail reasons. With hundreds of store closures, 30% of vacant commercial space and department stores shutting up shop, the retail industry in New York has been under the global spotlight, with the rise of the pop-up store and temporary retail trend following close behind.

Top Retail Spaces To Rent in NYC

Our selection of the top storefront in New York, ready to rent

Noteworthy Neighborhoods

The choice is yours: choose the neighborhood and customer base that fit your brand

Manhattan offers a concentrated mix of cultures, demographics, shopping habits and spending power. Diverse neighborhoods give this city an unrivaled shopping experience. From the high-end stores of the Upper East Side, top retail space in SoHo, fashion boutiques in Nolita, or creative spaces on the Lower East Side, the range of spaces that are available and ready-to-rent is astonishing.

Midtown is home to the nightlife hotspot Meatpacking, the iconic Times Square and some of the busiest streets in the city as well as thousands of offices, stores, restaurants, bars and attractions. The legendary department stores of 5th Avenue including Saks and Bergdorf Goodman sit side-by-side with top-end designer labels like Louis Vuitton and high street retailers like Zara and H&M. The once fashion-focused Flatiron is now known as ‘Silicon Alley’ as many tech startups have moved into the area.

Also in Midtown are the neighbourhoods Chelsea and the Garment District. The home of art and fashion, these areas still embody the raw creativity within the city. From the giant fabric stores of the fashion district to the pristine white-box art galleries of Chelsea, these areas are busy with a stylish demographic of tourists and locals alike.

Over the Brooklyn Bridge you’ll arrive first at DUMBO, the landing spot for artists priced out of the ever-increasing rents of Manhattan. DUMBO is home to great studios and creative spaces, ideal for those looking to create something unique. Head North-East to Williamsburg and you’ll find the popular Bedford Avenue, a trendy stretch of independent stores, bars and restaurants. Bushwick is a unique neighborhood in that it has kept it’s hardworking and urban integrity throughout the inevitable gentrification, remaining a cool and innovative area fueled by the influx of creatives.


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