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December 18, 2020 Newsletter

Member News

The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership has released their annual report.

The County of Oswego IDA (COIDA) has published their annual report, reporting an investment of more than $111 million in Oswego County in 23 projects.

A Garden City tortellini maker is adding a sixth building for more production and distribution with help from the Suffolk County IDA.

The Olean Area Federal Credit Union is expanding with assistance from the County of Cattaraugus IDA. creating seven full time jobs and returning a building to the property tax rolls.

Fulton County has release their 2021 Initiatives Guide

Owned by the Ontario County Industrial Development Agency, the Canandaigua Airport is helping emergency organ donations reach destinations across the county. 

Two New York State Centers of Excellence will assist Stony Brook University researchers investigating ways to make energy generation, storage and system operation more efficient, reliable and resilient.

The first tenants are considering moving into Jefferson County’s Airport Business Park.

Rensselaer County is creating a video gaming accelerator.

With help from the Onondaga County Office of Economic Development, the former site of the Le Moyne Manor banquet facility and inn will be turned into an apartment and retail complex.

Communities and Projects in the News

The Utica Steam Cotton Factory will be redeveloped into commercial space in 2021.

The Oneida Indian Nation is expanding a targeted national search for hospitality professionals to work in its Central New York casinos.

Governor Cuomo announced the second phase of Empire State Digital with Ritual and PayPal to support New York restaurants and food service industry.

Thomas, the leader in product sourcing, supplier selection, and marketing solutions for industry, and the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership launched a joint program to help New York State-based manufacturers and distributors of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical equipment reach in-market buyers across North America.

Fiserv presented the South Bronx Economic Development Corporation with a grant for $25,000 to fund the development of a small business incubator and enhancements to their technology center.

Construction began on a Resiliency & Economic Development Initiative project in Sodus Point for flood mitigation and water quality, protecting public areas, businesses, and homes. 

The Monroe County IDA is giving over 400 PPE kits to City of Rochester essential minority and women-owned businesses in high-need neighborhoods.



The Office of the New York State Comptroller has released a report on the impact of COVID-19 on NYC retailers. Click here to see the full report.