North Country wins $64.9 million in state funding

The North Country Regional Economic Development Council won $64.9 million Wednesday in the seventh round of state funding disbursements. The money will fund 81 projects in the North Country. Although the region was not a top winner this round, the funds it received were on par with New York City, Rochester and Buffalo.  "We once [...]

By |2017-12-15T15:47:19+00:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News|0 Comments

SUNY Plattsburgh garners top national rankings

SUNY Plattsburgh continued with strong showing in national rankings published in 2017, with appearances on lists covering qualities from value to academic success, among others. This fall, SUNY Plattsburgh was once again named one of “America’s Best Colleges — Regional Universities North” by U.S. News & World Report, moving up a notch to the No. [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:20+00:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News, Workforce Development|0 Comments

New York named one of the top 10 states for aerospace manufacturing

2017 Analysis of Favorable States for Aerospace Manufacturing The long-term forecast for the aerospace and defense industry looks bright, with the industry having reported a notable increase in both revenues and profits for 2016. Air passenger travel is exceeding expectations and there is demand for increases in aircraft, engine and parts manufacturing. As aerospace companies [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:23+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Rural Business Development grant supports local transportation cluster

The North Country Chamber of Commerce has received a $74,000 grant to continue development of the North American Center of Excellence for Transportation Equipment (NAmTrans). The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Business Development grant will enhance the center's efforts as a cluster organization supporting the North Country's 34 Transportation Equipment and Aerospace companies. Read the complete article [...]

By |2017-08-21T14:15:11+00:00July 29th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Other News, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

Demers Ambulance named a top EMS product

Demers Ambulance, a North American leader in ambulance manufacturing, has announced the selection of its 2016 Ford Transit Type II Ambulance as a Hot Product from the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) EMS Today Conference & Exposition. Read Dan Heath's Press-Republican article Demers Ambulance's facility in Plattsburgh is located in TDC's Air Industrial Park.

Plattsburgh named a top 10 American City of the Future

fDi also ranks Plattsburgh #3 for Economic Potential and #2 for Foreign Direct Investment Strategy "Greater Plattsburgh is consistently ranked as a Top 10 Micropolitan City of the Future because we are a progressive 21st century community, uniquely positioned for business development and foreign direct investment," said Paul Grasso, President of The Development Corporation. "The [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:24+00:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News|0 Comments

State awards $38 million to Plattsburgh Airport

Plattsburgh International Airport has won $38 million in state money for a new cargo center and general aviation customs facility. Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement in Albany Wednesday afternoon as part of his ongoing State of the State presentations. The funds come through the second round of the Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:24+00:00January 11th, 2017|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Regional News, Transportation Cluster|0 Comments

North Country receives $61.4 million for economic development

New York state's 10 economic regions received more than $700 million in new economic development funding on Thursday.  The North Country is welcoming its $61.4 million dollar share that will go to 77 projects across the northern tier of the state.   Read and hear more

By |2016-12-13T17:42:17+00:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Local Success Stories, Regional News|0 Comments

NY named top state for FDI

2016 State Rankings Report: New York Is Top Destination For Capital Investment New York is the top-ranked state for Foreign Direct Investment measured in capital investment and California leads the field in FDI measured in projects in Business Facilities’ 12th Annual Rankings Report. The Empire State drew a 13 percent share of all of the [...]

By |2016-11-18T18:44:34+00:00November 16th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades|0 Comments

Northstar Technology Center designated a tax-free zone

Great location for Canadian businesses looking to establish a presence in the U.S.   SUNY Plattsburgh has amended its START-UP NY Campus Plan in an effort to lure new businesses to the Northstar Technology Center in Chazy. The technology center, SUNY Plattsburgh President John Ettling said in a press release, would be a great location for Canadian businesses [...]

By |2018-11-28T21:05:25+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Awards & Accolades, Other News, Regional News|0 Comments