Office of the County Executive 22 Market Street ¨ Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Phone: (845) 486-2000 ¨ Fax: (845) 486-2021 Date: September 9, 2020 For Further Information Contact: Colleen Pillus, Communications Director (845) 486-2000 Molinaro Announces Stabilization Grants for Microenterprise Businesses Negatively Affected by COVID Poughkeepsie, NY … Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro […]Read More about 'Dutchess County Announces Stabilization Grants for Small Businesses'
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.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 19, 2020 Contact: Rachel Welch email@example.com Think Dutchess Small Business Relief Fund Now Open Applications are being accepted immediately. Dutchess County, NY— In order to mitigate the impact the global pandemic has had on our small business community, the Think Dutchess Small Business Relief Fund is accepting applications. The loan […]Read More about 'Think Dutchess Small Business Relief Fund Now Accepting Applications'
Over the past 20 years, the Business Excellence Awards have honored the outstanding businesses that contribute to the immense growth and innovation happening in Dutchess County. We realize that the more that local companies come together, the better it is for all industries- as it results in a thriving business community. Nominations for the 2020 Awards […]Read More about 'Past Winners of the Think Dutchess Business Excellence Awards'
Dutchess County is just a 6hr drive from 68 million U.S. and Canadian customers, 21% of American manufacturers and a $227B retail market. Serviced by two commuter rail lines and Interstates 84 and 87, businesses here enjoy a wealth of connections to the New York Metro area and the BosWash Corridor.
Additionally, our sites feature up to 100MW of electric capacity and 1GB/sec of data connectivity – enough to support a Tier 1 data center, and 3 million gallons of water flow per day – enough to accommodate our thriving food and beverage industry.
If you’re seeking the ideal location for your business, it’s clear there’s no better choice. Think access. Think innovation. #ThinkDutchess
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ATTRACTIVE BUSINESS CLIMATE
Dutchess County is located at the center of a vibrant business community in the Hudson Valley – which is home to more than 1.2 million highly-skilled workers and hundreds of Fortune 500 companies, with much attributed to our award-winning colleges and universities, such as Vassar College and the Culinary Institute of America.
We can connect you with a portfolio of incentives to ease the burden of your expansion or relocation, ranging from Start-Up NY for eligible manufacturers; property, sales, and mortgage tax exemptions; on-the-job training grants; industrial redevelopment grants and energy efficiency programs; and more.
Thanks to a talented workforce, world-class universities and attractive incentive programs, Dutchess County has a winning combination. When you think business, #ThinkDutchessLEARN ABOUT OUR KEY INDUSTRIES AND EMPLOYERS