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CenterState CEO develops data-driven strategies to support the region’s most competitive and emerging industry sectors, urban revitalization, and enhanced regional infrastructure to enable business growth and strengthen the region's overall competitiveness.

Central New York Regional Economic Development Council 2021 Progress Report

The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council's (REDC) 2021 Progress Report highlights the Council’s significant progress on state and regional priorities, investments in key initiatives, and provides updates on priority projects awarded resources over the past six rounds of the state REDC initiative. Learn more about the CNY Regional Economic Development Council:

Opportunity Zones Investment Prospectus Central New York

CenterState CEO, in collaboration with its economic development partners, has released its regional Opportunity Zone Investment Prospectus. This investment prospectus identifies real estate sites and businesses in federally designated Opportunity Zone census tracts. It also highlights Central New York’s strengths, including strong job growth (+6,700 in April) its highly skilled population, diverse economy, excellent quality of living, strategic location and access to logistics, plus nearly $4 billion invested in the economy in the last 10 years.

CenterState Agenda For Economic Opportunity (Strategic Overview)

Foreign Direct Investment, CenterState CEO, Global Investment Initiative

CenterState NY Global Investment Initiative

The CenterState New York Global Investment Initiative is a comprehensive plan that outlines why local business, civic, and government leaders should leverage exports and foreign direct investment to grow global engagement. This strategy is an integral stage of CenterState New York’s ongoing participation in the Global Cities Initiative (GCI), a joint project of the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. The plan integrates and builds on lessons learned from the region’s previous GCI endeavors, including a market assessment and the development of the CenterState New York Export Plan, which was released in 2012.

CenterState New York Export Plan Metro Export Initiative

The CenterState NY Export Plan, developed in partnership with the Brookings Institution and regional partners, is designed to improve regional competitiveness in the global marketplace.