an interactive online map, offers detailed real estate and demographic information for every property
and neighborhood in Brooklyn. The mapping service was created by CMAP for the
Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation (BEDC).
According to BEDCs director of real estate, Margaret Nelson, "Destination Brooklyn will make it easier
for companies to do business in Brooklyn by providing them with the information they need to locate
or expand their operations in the borough. The website is an important economic development tool
that will help drive investment and business and contribute to employment growth in all of Brooklyns neighborhoods."
With Destination Brooklyn, anyone can obtain:
Information about any Brooklyn property, including its owner, zoning designation, and block and lot number;
Information about support services in the area surrounding the property, such as whether it is located in a Business Improvement District, Empire Zone, or Local Development Corporation area.
Contact information for elected officials and community boards representing the property.
The locations of business assistance organizations.
Radius-based demographic data derived from the 2000 Census, including population, ethnicity, age, education level, and household income.
Significant points of interest including subway lines, commercial corridors, major landmarks such as cultural institutions, and vacant land surrounding the property.