NEW YORK CITY MOVING GUIDE
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New York City Moving Guides
Introduction to New York City
COVID-19 Moving Tips & Information:
Learn how to move safely during a pandemic
Moving during a pandemic doesn’t seem ideal but people still have leases that are up, new homes they need to move in to, or properties they need to sell. We walk you through how companies have altered their business operations to create a safe enviornment for you and employees during a move.
View Our Guide to Moving Safely During COVID-19
Where to store your extra belongings during a move
During a move you can come across a lot of extra items you no longer need or don’t have room for in your home. Renting a storage unit is a great option while moving or just cleaning out your home. We can help you find the right size storage unit and how to move you items in to the unit while staying safe.
Tips for Renting Self Storage During COVID-19
New York City currently employs over 4.2 million people through seven main employment categories, according to baruch.cuny.edu. Wholesale and Retail Trade makes up 11.85% with roughly 497,000 employees. Educational and Health Services fills in a gap of 20.72% and 869,000 employees. Professional and Business Services, with 15.89% of the market, employs 670,000 workers. Financial Activities make up for roughly 11% of the business sector, employing 460,000 professionals. Leisure and Hospitality bring in 10.16% of the workforce with 426,000 jobs. Governmental Officials, with 13.11% of the employment data, employ 550,000 people. To close out the graph, other employment opportunities fill 17.22%, with 722,000 employees. Interestingly, New York City’s metro GDP is an astounding $1,602 billion, with NYC personal incomes totaling $540 billion, and total wages coming in with $350 billion.
Best Workplaces in New York City:
Based on surveys by Fortune, the following companies were voted to be the best workplaces in New York City. Although many NYC companies have a reputation for long hours and an endless climbing of the corporate ladder, these companies are considered to be the most trusted, the friendliest, and the best all-around greatest place to work.
Comcast NBCUniversal tops the list in the telecommunications industry. Its number of employees remains confidential. In the Professional Services industry, KPMG employs 30,662 workers, and has locations in New York CIty and in Montvale, New Jersey. Close behind KPMG, in the same industry, #4 PricewaterhouseCooper employs 45,428 workers. Fifth on the list of 25 best workplaces in NYC is Deloitte. The Professional Services company employs over 53,000 people and is an extremely diverse place to work. American Express, rated #7, is located in the New York City area and provides employment through Financial Services & Insurance. Coming back to the Professional Services Arena is #9 Ernst & Young which provides employment to 39,230 people. Another notable Professional Service company is Accenture. Over 300 researchers and analysts partner with other companies like MIT to conduct thought-provoking trends research. Moving to the Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals world, Regeneron places #67 on Fortune’s list of top 100. The Goldman Sachs Group comes in #94 on the same list. Remaining strong at the top of the list, and being a leader in the retail department, Wegman’s Food Markets scores third place for Fortune’s best workplace in NYC.
COVID-19 TIP #1
Career Tips During COVID-19
What to do if you find yourself recently unemployed
We have compiled a list of resources to help you understand the next steps you could be taking and get back on your feet.
General Public Safety
General Tourism and Arts & Entertainment
With so many popular events, artists, and venues in the city, it is no wonder that tourism is so high and that people from across the nation and around the world come to be a part of the living dream. Nearly 58.3 million people visit New York city annually: 46 million of them being domestic visitors, and the other 12.3 million being international visitors. Tourists, both domestic and international, spend $41 billion and generate 362,085 jobs and $225 billion in wages. Most people that come to the city visit museums. Others visit broadway Theaters, Off-Broadway Theaters, Opera Companies, Dance Companies, Orchestras, and Professional Sports Teams.
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Sports in New York City
There is certainly not a lack of commotion or motion in a city like NYC. Sports in the city, however, gives the corporate and business world a chance to watch somebody else do all the hard work!
- New York Knicks play at Madison Square Gardens in Manhattan
- Brooklyn Nets play at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn
- New York Liberty play at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn
- New York Rangers play at Madison Square Gardens in Manhattan
- New York Islanders play at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island
- New York Giants play at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey
- New York Jets play at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey
- New York Red Bulls play at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison New Jersey
- New York City FC play at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx
- Sky Blue play at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison New Jersey
Other notable events include: