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Empire State Development to host Access to Capital program in Yonkers

The program is scheduled to take place Sept. 18 at the Yonkers Public Library’s Riverfront Branch at 1 Larkin Center beginning at 6 p.m.

Sono-Tek to expand Ulster County facilities

Sono-Tek's President Steve Harshbarger predicted "company growth in conjunction with expansion of our knowledge-based workforce."

Workshops scheduled on applying for state funding

“These informational workshops are a tremendous opportunity for local business owners to learn more about the CFA application process and the funding available to expand their businesses,” Westchester County Executive George Latimer said.

Community Capital New York has $1M in loans targeting small...

The $1 million for Westchester is part of a $4 million allotment from a fund being split among Westchester, Rockland and Nassau counties.

Community Capital New York awarded $1M for underserved communities

Community Capital said it will make loan capital available for startups and small business in Westchester and Rockland counties in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $250,000, with terms up to five years.

Watchdog questions transparency for $10B NY economic development spending

The report from Citizen Budget Commission argues state and local municipalities have spent more on economic development initiatives without enacting meaningful transparency reforms around the grants and tax breaks.

These 4 Westchester projects will get ‘priority’ for state grant funding

The Mid-Hudson economic development council recommends the state fund Westchester projects that includes waterfront revitalizations in Port Chester and Sleepy Hollow.

Westchester County tourism spending hits record high

The county's tourism industry is the third largest in the state, behind New York City and Long Island.

Future $28 million sake brewery to bring Japanese traditions to Hyde...

The Culinary Institute of America welcomed officials from Asahi Shuzo, the company that plans to open New York's first sake brewery about a mile north of the CIA in Hyde Park.

Amazon HQ2 list of 20 finalists includes Hudson Valley in NYC...

While only New York City is named, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed the company is considering a bid including New York City, Long Island and Hudson Valley.

Legoland developer celebrates Goshen theme park approval

The $350 million amusement park from Merlin Entertainments will open in 2020.

State receives $754,700 SBA grant to help small businesses boost exports

Global NY will combine the federal grant with state dollars to invest more than $1.16 million in small businesses statewide through September 2018.

Innovation voucher program for small businesses awaits governor’s signature

“It’s a relatively small incentive,” David Buchwald said, “but it will get folks to focus on ideas and dreams and make them a reality.”

State seeks developers for 39-acre former Beacon correctional site

Empire State Development issued a request for expressions of interest July 9 for Beacon Correctional Facility, which was used as a women's prison until 2013.

Fire burns through industrial building in Yonkers Carpet Mills Arts District

A fire at the massive warehouse building in the Yonkers Carpet Mills Arts District on  Monday morning required a response from all 18 companies in...