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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...

Westchester tourism hits record-breaking $1.79 billion

The year was the second-straight that visitor spending reached record levels and marked a 3 percent growth from the $1.74 billion spent in 2014.

Carpet Mills Arts District a winner in state awards round

Ten landlords with a shared vision for the former Alexander Smith Carpet Mills stand to receive up to $500,000 from the state this year for their project.

Grant to fund state small business exports

Empire State Development announced recently that Global NY, the agency's international initiative, was awarded a $660,000 in STEP funding.

Angry Orchard breaks ground on cidery in Walden

Angry Orchard, the most popular hard cider brand in America, has broken ground on a new facility at its apple orchard in the village of Walden.

NY taking applications for $12M in tourism grants

Up to $12 million in grant money is available for projects that aim to enhance tourism in New York.

New York starts $50M fund to attract high-growth business

The state hopes the Innovation Venture Capital Fund will help entrepreneurs keep and grow their businesses in New York.

Peekskill breaks ground on $3.6M park project

The city of Peekskill and the nonprofit Scenic Hudson Inc. broke ground on a $3.6 million project to revitalize the Hudson River waterfront.

Regeneron grows and celebrates success

The state’s largest biotechnology employer plans to add 400 jobs at its expanded headquarters in Westchester.

State launches third regional funding round

Applicants across New York this summer will vie for shares of the state’s $760 million economic development pot.

Overhaul ahead at Empire State?

A published report says Gov. Cuomo plans a major restructuring of the state’s chief economic development agency in 2013.

State funds ease load for Purchase freight giant

The state's economic development arm awarded a renovations grant to keep TAL Innterational's headquarters and about 70 jobs in Purchase.