Our research covers Union Square’s residential, commercial, and retail sectors, informing the public information about district trends. Data is also collected through community opinion surveys, pedestrian and traffic counts, and street condition inspection reports.


Annual Report

The Union Square Partnership's Annual Report highlights the accomplishments each fiscal year and provides important information on programs and services, and budget and finances.


Biz + Broker Quarterly Report

The Biz & Broker Quarterly Report features the district’s latest real estate news and an easy-to-read map showcasing exciting ground-floor retail opportunities. 


Celebrate #USQART - Public Art Guide

#USQArt is an incredible opportunity to bring engaging artwork to Union Square. Exhibitions are presented by the Union Square Partnership in collaboration with NYC Parks’ Art in the Parks program and NYC Department of Transportation’s Art Program in collaboration with selected galleries and artists.


commercial market report

The Commercial Market Report is an annual publication that analyzes and identifies trends in commercial real estate and contains a comprehensive neighborhood profile with data and statistics on demographics, retail activity, and commercial transactions in Union Square.


Community opinion survey

To improve quality-of-life and better serve the Union Square neighborhood, the Union Square Partnership (USP) conducts annual Community Opinion Surveys. The survey includes topics such as district services, public investments, community programming, marketing and communications, and neighborhood amenities.


pedestrian activity report

Every two-years, the Union Square Partnership conducts a comprehensive study on pedestrian activity surrounding Union Square Park. To provide an accurate picture and gain a complete account of how many people move through Union Square, the data gathered from USP's study is combined with transit turnstile information for the 14th Street – Union Square station. 



The Union Square Partnership teamed with Columbia University’s Earth Institute in 2018 to complete a waste characterization study of public waste in the Union Square-14th Street community. The full report provides an analysis of waste disposed of in the district’s public spaces, research on best practices deployed by other cities and institutions, and opportunities to reduce waste and improve recycling in the public realm.


Venue + Event Spaces Guide

Use our Venue + Event Spaces Guide, updated each fall, to find your next event space for meetings, holiday parties, office gatherings and more.



The Union Square Partnership’s monthly e-Newsletters provide up-to-date latest Square happenings, neighborhood events and new businesses.


Sponsorship Opportunities

The Union Square Partnership offers both long- and short-term sponsorship opportunities, always working closely with our partners to achieve their goals.



The Zero Waste Resource Guide offers contacts of organizations throughout the city that aid in food waste prevention, education and technology solutions, waste auditing, and more.


Audited Financial Statements

The Union Square Partnership is made up of two 501(c)3 organizations that work together to support, improve and advocate on behalf of the 14th Street-Union Square district. The Union Square Partnership, DMA is also known as a Business Improvement District, and the Union Square Partnership, Inc. as a Local Development Corporation.


Tax-exempt organizations, nonexempt charitable trusts, and section 527 political organizations file 990 forms to provide the IRS.