New York's Dutchess County is within a 6-hour drive of 68 million U.S. and Canadian customers, 21% of American manufacturers and a $227B retail sales market via major transit hubs I-84 and I-87. With award-winning higher education, a skilled workforce, competitive real estate, attractive incentive packages and utility rates, it's no wonder why major companies such as Gap, GlobalFoundries and IBM collectively employ more than 10,000 people here.


December 22, 2021

Frito-Lay Announces Major Project in Dutchess County

Frito-Lay to Invest $100 Million in Fulfillment Center in Dutchess County   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Lee, 845.463.5406, sarah@thinkdutchess.com   December 22, 2021 Dutchess County, New York – Frito-Lay announced it will invest $100 million in a new 150,000 square-foot advanced fulfillment center to be constructed on the north end of iPark 84’s campus, located between […]

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December 21, 2021

COVID-19 Grants and Funding Resources

We are committed to continuing the safe reopening of our economy and progressing towards long-term recovery while also reducing the risk of COVID-19. We maintain our commitment to the Dutchess County business community as a credible resource as we navigate these uncertain times. As we continue to collaborate with our partners and local, regional and […]

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November 18, 2021

2021 Business Excellence Awards

The 2021 Business Excellence Awards While our signature event was moved to a virtual event premiering on November 18, 2021, Think Dutchess still wanted to celebrate with 2020 and the 2021 winners safely. At an intimate event on Tuesday, November 16, this year and last year’s winners gathered for a small celebration to be presented […]

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A premier business-led organization, Think Dutchess Alliance for Business brings together 10 agency partners creating a one-stop shop for your site selection, financing, incentives, permitting and advocacy, strategic planning and counseling, marketing and networking needs.