Fulton County Industrial Development Agency
The IDA’s mission is to create and promote economic growth and prosperity for both residents and entrepreneurs in Fulton County. The IDA’s role in Fulton County’s Economic Development Program is to develop and maintain an inventory of shovel-ready sites for new and expanding businesses, offer financial incentives, as may be required, to encourage the creation of new and retention of existing jobs and expand the County’s tax base. In doing so, the IDA strives to make Fulton County a desirable place to live and do business..
- IDA created in 1970.
- IDA Board has 7 members appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
- IDA members are non-paid.
- IDA Board meets on an as-needed basis.
- NYS designates IDA’s as tax-exempt.
Fulton County has a strong inventory of shovel-ready sites and existing buildings for food processing, high-tech, manufacturing, corporate offices, industrial, and other businesses, all surrounded by nature’s beauty and serenity.
“Benjamin Moore has found Fulton County to be a great place for our business because of its geographical location and access to key distribution routes. With easy access to the New York State Thruway, we’re able to get our product delivered quickly to key markets like Boston, New York City, Chicago, Toronto, and Montreal in less than a day. Our location is critical to our Supply Chain success” – Paul Connelie,
Director of Manufacturing Benjamin Moore & Co.
“FAGE USA DAIRY, LLC chose Fulton County because of its strategic location and quick access to the natural resources and transportation arteries critical to our operation. The Fulton County Region has also provided an ample pool of local candidates to fi ll new hiring requirements. Most importantly, Fulton County has provided great support to FAGE which has been greatly appreciated. We share in a thriving relationship”
FAGE USA DAIRY, LLC
“For the past 25 years, CG Roxane has dealt with nine states all over the USA and we picked Fulton County, NY from all others to locate our newest water bottling facility due to their strict attention to detail, understanding of State and Local regulations, connections, legal insight and constant attentiveness.” –
Gilles Romet, CG Roxane
Director of Development
“Vireo Health of NY, LLC selected the Tryon Technology Park to locate its pharmaceutical manufacturing facility because of Fulton County’s strategic and central location to the markets we will serve. Tryon’s quiet, secluded campus setting is a perfect fit for our business. With quick access to I-90, we can distribute our medicines from Tryon quickly and cost effectively to our dispensaries throughout the state. In addition, Vireo Health has found the Fulton County IDA and the County’s entire economic development team to be highly adept, responsive and helpful.
Through all phases – planning, construction and ongoing operations, the IDA and economic development team
have been ideal partners. We are very pleased with our decision to locate at the Tryon Technology Park.”
Vireo Health of NY, LLC
Tryon Technology Park in upstate New York shows what can happen when a sense of purpose meets a parcel primed for adaptive redevelopment.
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