Port Authority Bus Terminal

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Overview of Retail Opportunities

photo of the interior of the Port Authority Bus Terminal

The Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) is the world's busiest bus terminal. It occupies one of the most prominent sites in midtown Manhattan. Every weekday, approximately 200,000 people pass through the terminal, providing retailers with a prime opportunity to offer their products and services to a growing, increasingly affluent audience.

The PABT boasts an ideal location, outstanding transportation access and an exceptional combination of services and demographics. The facility is also home to an impressive range of retail and food services.


Situated between 40th and 42nd streets, from 8th to 9th Avenue, the PABT is close to many of Manhattan's prime residential and office areas including:

  • Newly revitalized Times Square area—home to 160,000 office workers and a destination for 27 million visitors and tourists annually
  • Fashion District with its 100,000+ employees
  • Manhattan's thriving Theater District with more than 12 million theatergoers annually
  • Close to expanding neighborhood with new high-end residential complexes

Outstanding Transportation

With over 7,200 bus arrivals and departures bringing passengers to their door each day, PABT retailers welcome commuters and visitors from throughout New Jersey and Rockland and Orange counties in New York as well as Pennsylvania and upstate New York.

Direct underground passageways connect the terminal with NYC Transit Subway A, C, E, N, Q, R, W, 1, 2, 3, and 7 trains.

Home to Successful Businesses

The world's busiest bus terminal is home to businesses ranging from convenience stores, newsstands and quick-service food shops that cater to rush-hour travelers on the go to retailers providing sophisticated gifts and services.

Prominent Bus Terminal retailers include Jamba Juice, Starbucks, Strawberry, Bolton’s, Duane Reade, GNC, Hallmark, Hudson News and more. Click here for a complete listing.

Available Retail Space

Select prime retail space is available at street level and high traffic areas, for short and long-term leasing. For more information, please contact:

Gary Goldman
Real Estate Services Department

Prime Retail Space – 42nd St. & 8th Avenue

200,000 Customers Every Day

Photos of the PABT Bus Terminal Retail Shops

Great locations in high traffic areas, including:

  • Ground floor – South Wing – Main Concourse
  • Ground floor – with 42nd Street frontage
  • Second floor – South Wing and North Wing
  • Immediate occupancy – flexible lease terms

The bus terminal has many amenities that make it a prime destination including:

  • On-site parking
  • Connections to NYC subways, local and interstate buses

Gary Goldman, Real Estate Services Department,
(212) 435-5461, ggoldman@panynj.gov

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