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The Clay Park

Onondaga County IDA

The Clay Business Park’s shovel-ready assets-topography infrastructure and human capital are those necessary to attract investment for the Region’s targeted industries:
Value-added Agribusiness such as food-processing, natural/organic or convenience foods:
Advanced Manufacturing and Nanotechnology
Clean Energy and Environment Systems
Data Processing, Data Centers and related industries
Specialty Electronics
Bio-medical Manufacturing

The Clay Business Park can accommodate large investors siting a 1,000,000 sq. ft. facility or smaller high-growth companies require a 100,000 sq. ft. plus expansion acreage. The 2010 US Census cites an ample number of educated workers within a 10-mile drive distance to provide the Park with a qualified workforce.The City Industrial Park is a 335-acre industrial-zoned park in the Town of Clay, Onondaga County, the only publicly controlled industrial park of its size in Central New York

Location: at the crossroads of 2 major interstates – 81 and 90, two hours from US/Canadian northern border. Within 350 drive miles of the “Top 15 Northeastern Metros” as ranked by Brookings in the Top 100 metros leading the “Clean Economy”Transportation: 5 miles from Hancock International Airport, CSX Montreal rail line on site, 20 miles from Port of Oswego with access to St. Lawrence River Seaway & Port of Montreal

Redundant electrical-adjacent major bulk power transmission station
Natural Gas – poi medium pressure and high pressure distribution line available
Unlimited, low-cost, high-quality water-3,700 g/p/m at 20 poi, up to 8 m/g/d available
Planned municipal sewer in 2013

Workforce: 142,000+ residents of Onondaga, Oswego and Madison County, live within a 10-mile commute of the park; 348,000+ residents lives within a 15-mile commute

Academics: concentration of 100 colleges, universities within 100 drive miles; world-class academic, R&D and technical industry experts