Technology incubator and training center announced for Zero Irving at 124 East 14th Street in Union Square, Manhattan

One of the city’s biggest tech incubators will soon debut at Zero Irving, a new 21-story property located at 124 East 14th Street in Union Square. The facility will occupy six full floors and debut as Civic Hall @ Union Square.

Building owner and developer RAL Development Services has finalized a 25-year lease agreement with Fedcap Group, which will program and manage the new space. The facilities will include a digital workforce training center with 25 state-of-the-art classrooms, a collaborative community space, a technology start-up incubator, and a conference and events center.

Civic Hall @ Union Square will also offer a comprehensive offering of digital skills and technology training programs, including college degrees and technical certificates. In an effort to improve equity and access to education in all five boroughs, the program’s retention efforts focus on underserved communities and historically disadvantaged New Yorkers.

Training and education programs will be delivered by Fedcap Group affiliates and partners, including Apex Technical School, Power52 Energy Solutions, Paul Smith’s College and Fedcap Inc., the workforce training arm of Fedcap. Students and members will also have access to financial literacy training and other support programs.

“Civic Hall @ Union Square will be the jewel in the crown of digital skills training, collaboration and tech innovation for New York City and beyond,” said Christine McMahon, President and CEO of Fedcap Group. “Civic Hall @ Union Square will not only uplift and provide a sustainable economic future for many who are too often left behind in our economy, but will also provide the pipeline to meet the huge labor need of the tech sector. flourishing of New York.

Civic Hall @ Union Square is expected to debut by the end of 2023.

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Milton S. Rodgers