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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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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