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Businesses choose to locate in the 12-county CenterState New York region for its workforce, market accessibility and natural advantages. It is an ideal location for firms - U.S. and abroad - that want to gain a competitive edge and grow.

Strategically located at the crossroads of the northeast, with a border shared by Canada, the region provides easy access to major markets. Face-to-face connection with customers or corporate headquarters is easy. The region is a nine-hour flight to major European cities and 175 million people live within a 750-mile radius. Situated among the Finger Lakes, Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, CenterState New York has easy access to 25 percent of the world’s fresh water. Recreational amenities include more than 100 state, county and city parks. There are also more acres to explore in the Adirondack Mountains than there are in Yosemite and Yellowstone combined. In addition the region enjoys a four-season climate.

Business Attraction Resources & Assistance

CenterState CEO actively pursues business attraction leads in order to bring more firms and jobs to the region.  For firms interested in locating in the region, our staff can assist with:

  • Securing job-related training
  • Obtaining grants and low-interest loans
  • Expediting zoning and planning approvals
  • Arranging for complete incentive packages
  • Selecting sites for business expansion
  • Coordinating with government agencies on such issues as water, sewers and roads

Physical Space

From large business parks to incubation space, to office locations in Downtown Syracuse, CenterState CEO can help you find the space to suit your growth.  Locations for expansions and new business locations include, but are not limited to:

For more information on bringing your business to Central New York, contact Honora Spillane.

Honora Spillane
Vice President of Economic Development

Recruit Employees

The Central New York Community Guide is an exceptional promotional piece for the region that highlights all aspects of our community, including business, health care, education, housing, transportation, relocation services and leisure activities. It is a great recruitment piece for prospective employees. Please call 315.470.1800 to order a hard copy of this item, or click below to download.

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