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November 6, 2020 Newsletter


Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney to join its Public Finance practice in the firm’s Albany office. Click here to learn more.

The Chautauqua Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC) seeks a full-time Economic Development Specialist to work primarily out of its Jamestown, NY office. Click here to learn more.

The County of Orleans Industrial Development Agency (COIDA) is seeking an experienced professional to carry out the Agency’s mission as CEO/CFO. Click here to learn more.

NYSEDC Basic Economic Development Course 

Congratulations to our NYSEDC Basic Economic Development Course attendees for completing our 2020 virtual course! The course focuses on the development, organization, and operation of economic development activities in both the public and private sectors; it also highlights leading national and international trends and best practices in economic development. 
This year's graduates include:
Click here to learn more about the course.


Members in the News

The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) has named Katie Newcombe as its new Chief Economic Development Officer. 

The Long Island Business News has name the Nassau County IDA as their 2020 IDA of the Year.

With a grant from Empire State Development, Daddario and Co is building four semi-automated “work cells” to improve efficiency, lower costs, and double production, leading to more face shields and additional factory jobs.

The Chautauqua IDA has approved funding for economic injury resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic for 28 businesses and non-profits.

Thanks to assistance from Empire State Development,Greenlight Fiber will open a new facility in Henrietta, creating 93 new jobs and expand high speed internet service. 

Construction of the world's largest silicon carbide device manufacturing facility is on schedule for production in 2022 at the Marcy Nanocenter.

In the past three years, the Cayuga Economic Development Agency has worked with 349 existing businesses and 167 entrepreneurs resulting in 20 business expansion and startup projects committed to investing $199 million and creating 480 jobs.

The Colonie IDA has issued grants for four more small businesses and non-profits as part of its COVID-19 PPE.

The Tompkins County Area Development is now the Ithaca Area Economic Development. 

Communities and Projects in the News

Long Island City brewery Big Alice Brewing is expanding their operations by purchasing a new location in the Finger Lakes.

Buffalo continues to take an increasingly prominent role on Hollywood's production landscape with studio expansions.

Gear Motors plans to construct a new 55,943-square-foot manufacturing facility in Tonawanda with almost 90% of the space devoted to manufacturing and adding two full-time jobs to their staff. 

Construction has begun on a new building for the the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreation Center thanks to grants from Empire State Development and Suffolk County.


FuzeHub: COVID Impacts On NY Manufacturers: Industry Spotlight – Food & Beverage
November 12
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Virtual Event
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FuzeHub: Cybersecurity Workshop
November 18
Virtual Event
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SUNY Research Foundation: Deep Tech Incubation and Academia Nexus
November 18
12 - 1 p.m.
Virtual Event
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FuzeHub: Enemies & Attacks
November 24
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Virtual Event
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NYSEDC Economic Development Conference
January 20 & 21
Virtual Event
More details to come soon