Governor Cuomo Announces Netflix Will Expand New York Presence With New Production Hub In New York City

Hub Includes Office in Manhattan That Will Create 127 Executive Content, Marketing and Production Jobs by 2024

April 18, 2019

Brooklyn Production Space Will Include Six Sound Stages with the Capacity to House Thousands of Jobs Within Five Years

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, will expand its presence in New York with a production hub in New York City, bringing hundreds of jobs and up to $100 million in investments to the city. The production hub will include an expanded office in Manhattan that will directly create 127 high-paying executive content, marketing and production development jobs over the next five years, and six sound stages in Brooklyn with the capacity to hold thousands of production crew jobs within five years. This announcement furthers Governor Cuomo's commitment to supporting New York's tech and entertainment sectors to create strong jobs across the state.

"Netflix is innovative, creative and bold - just like New Yorkers - and the expansion of this cutting-edge company in New York once again demonstrates the Empire State is open for business," Governor Cuomo said. "We're proud Netflix chose New York to grow its business, and we look forward to the jobs, economic activity and world-class productions this project will bring."

"As a leading provider of streaming services in America and around the world, Netflix's expansion in New York is a significant milestone, creating the potential for thousands of jobs," said Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul. "The new production hub will add office space and sound stages in Brooklyn, advancing the tech and entertainment industry in the area and continuing to invest and grow the economy of the entire State of New York."

Read the complete press release here.