On Friday, May 22, Governor Cuomo approved the Mid-Hudson Region to begin Phase 1 of reopening contingent upon adequate numbers of contact tracers. Beginning Tuesday, May, 26 Dutchess County is ready to move forward and begin the reopening plan. Information on reopening safely can be found in the links below. Additionally, the Governor also announced […]Read More about 'Guidelines for Reopening Dutchess County'
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 Economic Development Agencies Create COVID-19 Business Assistance Programs to Support Small Businesses In effort to aid businesses unable to secure assistance, The Dutchess County Industrial Development Agency and The Dutchess County Local Development Corporation approved programs to increase financing opportunities for Dutchess County small business. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY, 13, 2020 POUGHKEEPSIE, […]Read More about 'Economic Development Agencies Create COVID-19 Business Assistance Programs to Support Small Businesses'
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mary Ann Johnson | 518-432-5360 | firstname.lastname@example.org Erin Riley | email@example.com FEEDHV TO PROVIDE DAIRY PRODUCTS TO THREE AREA FOOD ASSISTANCE AGENCIES Collaborative Effort with Scenic Hudson will Benefit Youth Programs HUDSON, NY – MAY 1, 2020 – In collaboration with Scenic Hudson, FeedHV, the food rescue program operating in […]Read More about 'Dutchess County Agribusinesses Provide Dairy to Area Food Agencies'
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