New York Archives

Medical Marijuana Manufacturing Facility And Dispensary Coming To Kodak’s Eastman Business Park In Rochester, NY

Eastman Business Park signage.

Agreement with leading medical marijuana company, Columbia Care, would create state-of-the-art facility and 250 jobs in Monroe County.

Finger Lakes Business Accelerator Cooperative To Locate In Rochester, NY

High Tech Rochester interior rendering.

Company will move into Rochester’s historic Sibley Building; will offer an estimated 1,000 new jobs in the first five years.

State Focus: New York – A Startup Empire Grows In New York

One of the prime reasons for Islip’s attractiveness to local, national and international businesses is the proximity these businesses have to Long Island-MacArthur Airport (LIMA), pictured here.

Since its inception in 2013, more than 80 companies have embraced the Empire State’s innovative START-UP NY program, which created tax-free zones linked to New York’s system of higher education.

Yodle Expands In New York City; Expects To Create 250 New Jobs

The new Yodle Charlotte office opened in 2013.

Local online marketing company doubles its office space after moving to new Hudson Yards location.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

2015 Economic Development Achievement Award 2015.

Locations across the nation are rapidly applying the best practices needed to meet the requirements of new and expanding 21st century businesses. This makes it much tougher for us to pick the best of the best, so we’ve expanded our showcase to make room for an ever-increasing number of economic development leaders.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – Food Facts

Bridor, Inc., supplies breads and pastries to the retail and foodservice industry and has maintained its U.S.-based advanced manufacturing operation in Cumberland since 2002. A $32-million investment is Bridor’s testimony supporting the company’s continued success at this location.

The more we know when it comes to what’s in our food, the more we want to know. Pleasing this knowledge palate can mean big bucks for the food processing industry.

Best For NYC Challenge Launched

New York City seen from the Empire State Building.

NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations launch “Best for NYC” challenge, the first municipal public-private impact partnership in the world.

Feature Story: 3D Printing Is Shaping Up

3D printing is being used by the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center to manufacture prosthetic limbs, and a new hand for a six-year-old boy who was born without one.

Additive manufacturing is the hottest new growth sector, promising to revolutionize how just about anything you can imagine gets made.