June 30, 2022 Think Dutchess Alliance for Business Announces New Director of Business Attraction and Marketing & Development Manager Poughkeepsie, NY – Think Dutchess Alliance for Business, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization and economic development corporation, recently added two new hires to its growing team: Philip Scarano III, Director of Business Attraction and Amanda Gomes, […]Read More about 'Think Dutchess Adds to its Growing Team'
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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Available now, Dutchess County businesses can pick up COVID-19 at-home test kits to distribute to their employees at the Think Dutchess office. Please complete the form below with the number of test kits you are requesting and when you would like to pick them up. Pickup is available M-F between 9-4 pm at: 3 Neptune […]Read More about 'Think Dutchess Providing Complimentary At-Home COVID Tests to Local Business'
Unshattered’s Latest Partnership with Southwest Airlines® Gives Plane Seats New Wings Unshattered is a nonprofit social enterprise based in Hopewell Junction, NY. Founded in 2016, by CEO Kelly Lyndgaard, the company fosters long-term recovery for women winning their battle against drug and alcohol dependency by providing pathways to economic independence. Unshattered’s employees are provided with […]Read More about 'Dutchess County Nonprofit Social Enterprise, Unshattered, Lands Collaboration with Southwest Airlines'
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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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