Invest In Hudson Valley New York

Discover New York & The Hudson Valley!


New York City, the Gateway to the U.S.

The largest city in the U.S., New York City has the nation’s biggest consumer base and a gross metropolitan product (GMP) of $1.66 trillion. A global business destination, New York City ranks No. 1 globally for foreign direct investment strategy.

Getting in and Around New York:

Transportation Ship PortPorts: The Port of New York and New Jersey is the U.S. East Coast’s largest and one of the busiest in the U.S.

Transportation AirplaneAirports: One of the largest airport systems in the world with major international facilities including JFK, LaGuardia and Stewart.

Transportation TrainMetro-North Trains: Metro-North lines serve customers throughout New York and the region.

Transportation Road CarAn intricate system of expressways and parkways connects New York City with its suburbs and the region.


Mid-Hudson Region

Live, work and play in a vibrant business climate – close to New York City! The Mid- Hudson region spans seven counties – including Westchester County, NY’s “Golden Apple” – and is home to a vibrant business environment supported by its strategic location, talented workforce, entrepreneurial and innovative vision, world-class transportation, diverse culture, unique history and vast recreation.

By the Numbers:

#2

In NYS for Fortune 1000 HQs

2.4M

Population

$713.6M

Invested via Regional Economic Development Council since 2011

Key Industries:

Biotech & Life Sciences

#2

In the nation for bioscience jobs

Agribusiness

#1

New York State ranked first in the nation for yogurt production

Craft Beverage Business

1,288

Licensed craft beverage manufacturers

Tourism

265M

Visitors in 2019 with $117 billion in total economic impact

Key Players:

Logo Regeneron (1)

Leading biotech develops and manufactures medicines to treat diseases from cancer to COVID-19

Logo Amys

Family owned organic food manufacturer is building a 389,000-square-foot facility

Logo Legoland New York Resort

$420 million LEGOLAND theme park opened in 2021

Let's Connect:

Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®

Richard K. Haggerty, Chief Executive Officer
richard.haggerty@hgar.com

Anthony Domathoti, 2022 HGAR President
anthony@exitpremiumrealty.com

Cathleen Stack, Chief Marketing Officer | Global Liaison
cathleen.stack@hgar.com

Download HGAR’s Global Business Council Brochure

OneKey® Multiple Listing Service

Richard K. Haggerty, President and Chief Strategic Growth Officer
richard.haggerty@hgar.com

Business and Investment Resources

New York State
esd.ny.gov/doing-business-ny

New York City
edc.nyc

Mid-Hudson Region
esd.ny.gov/regions/mid-hudson

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OneKey® MLS is the largest and most accurate MLS in New York State. The service area includes Long Island, Manhattan, and the Lower Hudson Valley. With more than 46,000 participating Realtors and thousands of homes for sale and rent, OneKey® MLS offers unparalleled access to the most accurate listings in the New York metropolitan area.

Welcome to Westchester County, New York!


Westchester County Ny MapMinutes away from Manhattan sits a diverse and thriving business community which nurtures entrepreneurs, supports small businesses and works seamlessly with large corporations. Westchester County’s convenient location in this thriving metro offers manufacturers easy access to the Port of New York and New Jersey and a robust highway infrastructure, as well as multiple airports and freight rail service. Its prime location also allows companies to attract not only local talent, but talent from neighboring New York City, Connecticut and New Jersey who can easily commute to Westchester by train or car. Additionally, more than two dozen academic institutions, as well as many tailored skills training and incubator programs, are helping to maintain a robust and highly skilled talent pipeline for employers to tap.

Why Westchester?

The many perks of working and living in Westchester:

  • Minutes to Manhattan
  • Diverse and Highly Educated Talent Pool
  • Robust Transportation Infrastructure – Airports, Trains, Ports, Highways and More
  • Award-Winning Public Schools
  • Vibrant, Walkable Downtowns
  • 18,000 Acres of Parkland
  • Outstanding Quality of Life

An Area of Excellence for:

Biosciences

Biosciences Woman Scientist Lab Equipment

Westchester County is home to the largest biosciences cluster in New York State, boasting 8,000 jobs and 20 percent of the State’s total biosciences employment. With an annual accelerator program, a state-of-the-art incubator with wet labs and dry labs, and many growing biotech and digital health companies, this is a dynamic sector of the economy that works closely with the vibrant local and regional healthcare sector. An Industry Desk is available to meet the needs of relocating companies.

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing Man Electronic EquipmentWestchester’s advanced manufacturing industry is diverse, boasting companies who are manufacturing everything from plastic fluid handling products to self-lubricating machinery components to desktop milling machines used to make printed circuit boards and aluminum parts. Among the assets drawing manufacturers here are the availability of appropriately-zoned real estate, access to qualified talent and a new talent training program, as well as a robust transportation infrastructure. An Industry Desk is available to meet the needs of relocating companies.

Clean Energy

Clean Energy Solar Wind PowerRenewable energy — including solar, onshore and offshore wind, and geothermal — will help communities across Westchester County be part of the climate solution while creating well-paying jobs.

The demand for renewable energy has never been greater. The technological advances, increased interest, cost effectiveness, and tremendous economic potential make this sector a promising path for business and workforce development in the County.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Entrepreneurship Innovation Woman Working LaptopWestchester County is invested in the success of entrepreneurs and innovators. We offer a suite of programs, including: Launch1000, a large-scale entrepreneurship training and incubation program now available in both English and Spanish; Element 46, a technology accelerator; and, the Westchester County Biosciences Accelerator. There are also many other excellent programs throughout the County. We have developed a deep mentor network and are proud to have supported the launch of more than 200 ventures in 2021.

Let's Connect:

The Catalyst | Westchester County, NY Economic Development
www.westchestercatalyst.com

Bridget Gibbons, Director of Economic Development for County Executive George Latimer
bgibbons@westchestergov.com

Deborah Novick, Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for County Executive George Latimer
dnovick@westchestergov.com

Richard K. Haggerty, Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®, CEO
richard.haggerty@hgar.com

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