Dutchess County has a long history of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.

A collaborative, creative, and pro-business environment has always been at the core of Dutchess County’s growth.  As the county’s economic development organization, we are proud to work with an array of industry segments, that contribute to our economic diversity. Our proximity to New York City, access to major transit systems and talented workforce are a key draw to these industries that call Dutchess home:


Combined with a strong belief in top-quality education, industries and companies of all kinds are attracted to the wealth of resources that allow them to establish and grow here in Dutchess County. From high-tech CEO’s to homegrown startups, businesses here know they can depend on support from a network of like-minded industry partners and a drive for innovation – all with the talent to match.

Industry Clusters


For more information on available sites and buildings contact

Sarah Lee, CEO




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.