Empire State Development

Resource pages for "Empire State Development"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Li-Cycle Finger Lakes

Li-Cycle Expanding In New York’s Finger Lakes Region

With help from Empire State Development's Excelsior Jobs Tax Credit Program, the Canadian sustainable technology company will create nearly 270 jobs at Eastman Business Park in Monroe County.
New York Green CHIPS

New York: Forward Momentum In The Empire State

Green CHIPS legislation aims to support semiconductors, while other sectors also grow.
Edwards Vacuum

Edwards Vacuum Will Build $319M Facility In New York State

British-based Semiconductor supply chain manufacturer will create 600 jobs at Genesee County's Science & Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP).
Micron New York

Micron To Invest Up To $100B In Central New York Megafab

The Onondaga County, NY facility will be largest semiconductor fabrication facility in U.S. history, create approximately 9,000 jobs at Micron.
Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

NY State Opens $11.4M Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

Located on the Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center focuses on technology training for jobs in advanced manufacturing, IT.
Lockport Components

General Motors Will Invest $154M In New York Electric Motor Facility Upgrade

GM will renovate its Western New York Lockport Components plant, where it will manufacture electric motor components for electric trucks and SUVs. 
ProAmpac Rochester, NY

ProAmpac Opens Global Collaboration & Innovation Center

ProAmpac's Collaboration & Innovation Center in Rochester, NY houses product development, rapid sample prototyping and evaluation of new packaging, as well as a training hub for customers and employees.
New York

New York: Where Steel Turns Into Sugar

The historic Bethlehem Steel mill in Lackawanna, New York, built in the 19th Century, will be converted into a $19-million sugar refinery.
Monroe County, NY

Plug Power Inc. To Build New Innovation Center In New York State

Plug Power Inc.'s $125 million project will create almost 380 jobs at a new state-of-the-art facility in Monroe County, NY.
ReCharge NY

ReCharge NY, Economic Development Awards Spur Over $127M Of Investment

New York Power Authority economic development awards support more than 620 jobs across the state; green job components to be considered in future applications. 
Honorable Mention 2019 Deal of the Year

Honorable Mention Awards: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Our most competitive Deal of the Year competition ever yielded a cornucopia of impressive projects that are bringing a bonanza of new jobs to locations across the U.S. Here’s the cream of the crop.
Squarespace New York City HQ

Squarespace Creating More Than 150 Tech Jobs In NYC

The tech company will expand its global headquarters into new space in the West Village, growing its New York City presence 20 percent by 2022.
Monroe County, NY

D3 Engineering Expanding Operations In Upstate New York

The embedded product development company is expanding operations and will create up to 50 new jobs at a new location in Monroe County, NY.
Marcy Nanocenter

Cree, NY State Form $1B Partnership To Create World’s Largest Silicon Carbide Device Facility

More than 600 Cree jobs will be created at the Marcy Nanocenter on SUNY Poly Campus in collaboration with the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium.
Downtown Rochester, NY

CBC Manufacturing Consolidating Operations In Upstate New York

The holding company will invest $4.45 million, and create and retain more than 80 new jobs in the City of Rochester over the next five years.
Netflix New York City

Netflix Expanding With New Production Hub In New York City

An expanded office space in Manhattan and six sound stages in Brooklyn will create up to $100 million in investments and thousands of jobs within five years.
Amazon HQ2

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award

For excitement alone, we probably should call Amazon’s HQ2 the “Deal of the Century.” Jeff Bezos’ mega-project produced the first tie in the history of our annual competition.
New York City

Diageo North America Investing $31M In NYC Office Relocation

The alcohol beverage company will invest $31 million to create a new primary North America office at 3 World Trade Center, drawing 350 jobs to New York City.
Amazon HQ2

Amazon HQ2 Sites Share BF’s 2018 Deal Of The Year Award

New York and Virginia, which each got selected to host Amazon’s HQ2 mega-project, are co-winners of the Gold Award in our 2018 contest.
drone industry

NASA, NUAIR Partner To Grow Central New York Drone Industry

NASA will serve as an advisor in the development of a drone corridor and other unmanned aerial systems projects in New York State.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.