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

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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.
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Industry Focus: Food Processing – The Process Of Consistency

In this day and age, food processing plays an essential role in enhancing our way of life by ensuring that the food produced meets consistent quality standards.
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Downtown Alliance Releases Report On Historic Properties And Conversions

Everything old is new again: conversions of historic properties in lower Manhattan are on the upswing.

Giving and Getting

A report on one state's use of huge tax credits to lure or retain businesses provokes some thoughts on diminishing returns.
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ColoCrossing, 365 Data Centers Partner To Expand In Buffalo

Customer demand drives managed hosting provider to increase data center footprint in Buffalo tech hub.
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Report Explores Sectors And Metros Driving Construction Jobs Recovery

Study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reveals the top 10 metros for employment in commercial construction. Providence, RI-metro region tops the list.

Location Focus: New York – The Empire State Leverages Its Strengths

New York is leveraging its world-class higher education system with an aggressive incentives program geared to business startups.

Toyota Moving North American Headquarters to Plano, TX; Generating 4,000 Jobs

Manufacturing, sales and marketing, corporate and financial services headquarters to unify in new, shared campus.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Lesley Whatley, Director, START-UP NY

START-UP NY officially launched on January 1, 2014 and has already received significant interest from the business community. Find out how this new program is taking off.

ConEd Offering Incentive For Peak Load Curtailment; Registration Ends May 1

Huge boost in energy "peak load" financial incentives in Summer 2014 for NYC's largest energy users, but business owners and institutions must act soon.

First Minister Of Scotland Opens Smarter Grid Solutions’ New York Office

Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards

There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.

Tidal Wave of the Future

If a hydrokinetic pilot project in the East River is successful, the lights will come on in NYC when the tide comes in.

Reefer Madness

Ready or not, legalized marijuana is shaping up to become a leading growth sector in the U.S.

Spanning the Hudson

In 2016, a snazzy new bridge will begin absorbing the overflow from any traffic jams on the GWB.

City Momentum Index Identifies The World’s 20 Most Dynamic Cities

San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and Wuhan lead Jones Lang LaSalle's list of dynamic cities.

Rankings & Awards

2022 Global Rankings

18th Annual Rankings: 2022 Global Rankings Report

The U.S. and China earned the top two spots for Foreign Direct Investment (Worldwide) in Business Facilities’ 2022 Global Rankings Report.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.

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