/ˈbiːʧˌhɛd/ noun, pl -heads [count]
: a beach on an enemy's shore that an invading army takes and controls in order to prepare for the arrival of more soldiers and supplies
— often used figuratively to mean a place or position that serves as a base for future action or progress

The company established a beachhead in New York City.

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