New York

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout New York.

Seaport Industrial Real Estate Occupancy Exceeds Expectations

JLL’s seventh annual Seaports Outlook reports historically high occupancy and escalating demand for space.
Eastman Business Park signage.

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

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

Finger Lakes Business Accelerator Cooperative To Locate In Rochester, NY

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

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

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.
The new Yodle Charlotte office opened in 2013.

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

Local online marketing company doubles its office space after moving to new Hudson Yards location.
2015 Economic Development Achievement Award 2015.

Feature Story: 2015 Economic Development Awards

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.
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.

Industry Focus: Food Processing – Food Facts

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.
New York City seen from the Empire State Building.

Best For NYC Challenge Launched

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.
Industry City.

Brooklyn Waterfront To Get Innovation Hub At Industry City

Plan projects 20,000 jobs through an ambitious adaptation of the huge, long-neglected complex.

Fuel for Growth

Pennsylvania's new governor wants the natural gas boom to power economic development efforts in the state.
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.

Feature Story: 3D Printing Is Shaping Up

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

Creative Food Ingredients Expanding In Wyoming County, NY

Canadian manufacturer of cookies will expand facility in Perry and increase employment.
New York vs. London.

D.C. Real Estate Continues Steady Decline Among Foreign Investors: NYC Takes Over From London...

China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.
The Port of Oswego provides on-dock rail-and-truck loading, making for a smooth transition of goods to market. The Port’s just-in-time storage capabilities provide additional flexibility to delivery schedules.

Feature Story: Logistics – Big Wheels Keep On Rollin’

So far, 2014 has been a banner year for freight haulers, but this success has a down side: a capacity crisis may be looming.

Borrego Solar And sPower Break Ground On Suffolk County Solar Project

sPower will be the owner of the largest portfolio of PV under construction in PSEG-LI's clean solar initiative Feed-In-Tariff Program.
Sugarcane bagasse.

Alternative Energy In South Louisiana | New NFR BioEnergy Biorefineries

Project includes 450 new direct jobs at plants that convert sugar cane biomass to energy pellets.
NYU Polytechnic Institute (Photo: http://engineering.nyu.edu/).

New York State Adds NYU Incubators As START-UP NY Development Zones

The economic assistance is also expected to attract larger companies from around the globe to move to New York to tap into groundbreaking NYU research as well as the City's infrastructure, amenities, and other assets.
Valeant owns Bausch + Lomb, maker of the new ULTRA lens.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Expands Bausch + Lomb Facility In Rochester, NY

The ribbon cutting ceremony recognized the expansion and installation of the company's new manufacturing lines and its solar array, which is currently under construction.
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Feature Story: Public-Private Partnerships – An Alliance For Progress That Works

More states are forming public-private partnerships to leverage the expertise of leading businesses in luring new projects.
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Emmi Roth USA Expanding Upstate New York Operations

To encourage the company to proceed with its expansion in Penn Yan and build on the industry's growth in the State, Empire State Development (ESD) will provide performance-based Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits.

Rankings & Awards

July / August 2022 Issue

July / August 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 4)

Business Facilities' July / August 2022 issue features our 18th annual Rankings Report, including state, metro, and global rankings. Plus, healthcare, fintech, and corporate HQs.
18th Annual Rankings Report Virginia

Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report: State Rankings

As the economic landscape evolves with sea change-level shifts, discover the leading locations in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.

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