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Getting to know Broome County

Published on January 31, 2017

My name is Jake Pierson, I am a senior at Chenango Forks High School, and I am debating on whether i should go to SUNY Oswego or stay local and go to...
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Broome County Winter Bucket List

Published on January 24, 2017

It’s no secret that Broome County can get ridiculously cold in the winter months. You can’t really go anywhere these days without a thick...
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The Future is Bright

Published on January 16, 2017

As odd as it sounds, I always thought going into the second half of my senior year would be a little scarier than it feels right now. Being forced...
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Helping Drive Binghamton Forward

Published on January 9, 2017

Recently there’s been a resurgence of startups, business development and entrepreneurship opportunities in our area.  Though there are...
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2016: An Economic Development Year in Review

Published on December 29, 2016

Looking back on 2016, we can honestly say that things are moving in a positive direction for Broome County.  We've had the good fortune to...
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Economic development strategy 2020

Published on November 28, 2016

Last year we set out to introduce you to a new version of our organization, one that is working to address critical economic and community...
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Proud of the work we do

Published on November 3, 2016

As an economic development agency tasked with catalyzing and spurring economic activity, we understand the need for public scrutiny on the work we...
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Agency breaks ground on The Business Center at FIVE South College Drive

Published on October 17, 2016

The Agency officially broke ground on a new office building on the southeast entrance of the SUNY Broome campus earlier today. The Agency was joined...
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Change the conversation

Published on October 11, 2016

"If you don't like what's being said, change the conversation." - Don Draper, Mad Men Sounds simple doesn't it? But for years...
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BR&E provides the central intelligence on the Broome County economy

Published on September 13, 2016

Since our rebrand last year, we’ve spent much of our time introducing the community to an economic development organization with a new way of...
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Back to School Must-Do's for BU Students & Beyond

Published on August 25, 2016

Amidst the hustle and bustle of moving into my apartment in Twin River Commons, I forgot about an important, yet very exciting, part of going back to...
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The Agency: An Insider's View

Published on August 18, 2016

Until the re-branding of The Agency last year, I had no idea what exactly this organization did or how influential they were on this...
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Catch The Broome County Pride

Published on August 10, 2016

Do you feel it? It’s catching.     There is a contagious pride for our hometown going around. Within the last few years, there...
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We love it when a plan comes together

Published on August 1, 2016

“I love it when a plan comes together.” – George Peppard (aka John “Hannibal” Smith on the A-Team) So do we. As...
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Discovering More About The Agency

Published on July 27, 2016

It’s been said not to judge a book by its cover. That long-standing adage can be applied to more than just books though. And in the case of The...
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Live, Work & Thrive in the Southern Tier

Published on July 14, 2016

When I started my college career at Binghamton University, I dreamed of finishing my degree, staying local for a few years to establish myself...
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You Can Never Be Too Proud

Published on July 6, 2016

An integral aspect of ensuring that Broome County remains the dynamic, adaptable and prosperous area it is, resides in constant promotion of what the...
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Broome County, NY: The Conversation Starts Here.

Published on June 29, 2016

Our upcoming July 2016 Industry Leaders article featured in The New York Real Estate Journal.  Successful economic development is...
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Broome County Is The Place to Be This Summer

Published on June 22, 2016

Broome County in the summer is a great place to be. The weather is beautiful, embodying that ideal ‘sunny and 75’ with clear skies, and...
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Broome County Can Boast Of More Than BU

Published on June 16, 2016

Being both a Binghamton University student and “townie” as my fellow Bearcats would call it may seem like a burden, but I consider it an...
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Proposed Prevailing Wage Bill Will Hurt Economic Development

Published on June 7, 2016

Memorandum Opposed: Relates to hours, wages, and supplements in contracts for public work. The Agency, which governs the Broome County Industrial...
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Broome County is getting up off the mat

Published on May 23, 2016

Our Guest Viewpoint, as published on Sunday, May 22 in the Press & Sun Bulletin. Do you remember that scene in “Rocky,” where he...
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Agency approves incentives for Century Sunrise project in Johnson City

Published on May 18, 2016

The Agency Board of Directors voted today to approve financing incentives for the Century Sunrise Redevelopment project in Johnson City. The measure...
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A new building, a new opportunity

Published on April 26, 2016

Our featured blog from April 26, 2016. We invite the community to join The Agency and our partners for our Groundbreaking event on Monday,...
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Endicott Innovation 2.0

Published on April 8, 2016

“A legacy process orphaned by IBM-Endicott 20 years ago could make Binghamton University a ground zero for the rapidly developing field of...
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Economic development is a conversation

Published on March 1, 2016

What is economic development? Yes, it's financing and resources, infrastructure and transportation, and of course, location. But at the...
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The value of place

Published on February 3, 2016

As the celebration of our win of $500 million Upstate Revitalization Initiative begins to quiet, the real work begins. It's now...
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An economic development year in review

Published on January 5, 2016

Though it’s about one month (and twelve days) until pitchers and catchers report for spring training, we’d like to look at 2015 as a...
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A new era for the southern tier

Published on December 10, 2015

We are thrilled and incredibly excited to be named a winner in the Upstate Revitalization Initiative competition. We felt confident that we had...
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Sparking the Southern Tier's Innovation Culture

Published on December 10, 2015

This is the fourth and final post on the initiatives highlighted in the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council's Upstate...
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The Southern Tier's fertile Food and Ag economy

Published on December 8, 2015

This is the third in a series of posts to highlight the initiatives established by the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council’s...
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Governor Cuomo offers new life to brownfields

Published on December 4, 2015

Yesterday's announcement by Governor Andrew Cuomo of the designation of 11 Brownfield Opportunity Areas will provide additional revitalization...
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Advanced Manufacturing Pioneers, Past, Present, and Future

Published on December 2, 2015

This is the second in a series of posts to highlight the initiatives established by the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council’s...
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Triple Cities Renaissance

Published on November 4, 2015

This is the first in a series of posts to highlight the initiatives established by the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council’s...
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Endless opportunities for BU students

Published on November 3, 2015

Now as a senior at Binghamton University, I have started to finish up both of my majors, sit on two executive e-boards on campus, work more as a tour...
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Southern Tier deserves to win state's $500M prize

Published on October 26, 2015

Thousands of jobs. Perhaps 10,000 or more. A half-billion dollars for economic development. A diverse, yet focused, strategy aimed at businesses...
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We're making game changing investments in the Southern Tier

Published on October 12, 2015

Picture a place with a reasonable cost of living and incredible natural beauty. Think of communities where you may run into your neighbor at the...
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Coming back to Broome County by Nate Schwartz

Published on September 16, 2015

  With each successive year as a student at Binghamton University, I arrive in the fall ready for the challenges of a new academic year and...
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The secret life of schools in the summertime (via Pressconnects)

Published on August 31, 2015

Inside Windsor’s A.F. Palmer Elementary School classroom one Monday in late July, students leaf through books to the sounds of classical...
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The Agency Approves Project Assistance to 19 Chenango Empire, LLC

Published on August 17, 2015

We provided project assistance to 19 Chenango Empire, LLC to redevelop the historic Press Building at 19 Chenango St. 19 Chenango Empire will...
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The Business of Technology: SBIR / STTR Grants to Commercialize Technology

Published on August 11, 2015

The Small Business Development Center at Binghamton University with Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc. presents The Business of Technology: SBIR /...
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Broome County is the Place for Entrepreneurs to Begin

Published on August 11, 2015

We’re building an active startup community through local and regional partnerships, where ideas are becoming thriving businesses.   In...
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Adaptive Re-Use of Two Historic Endicott Johnson Buildings

Published on August 10, 2015

JOHNSON CITY, NY – Larry Regan of Regan Development Corporation announced today plans to redevelop two long time vacant multi-story brick and...
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The Agency Welcomes New Members to its Small Business Incubator

Published on August 10, 2015

BINGHAMTON, NY – A little  more than a month after launching its small business incubator in downtown Binghamton, The Agency welcomed...
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Grand Opening of The Center

Published on August 10, 2015

We cordially invite you to join us for the Grand Opening our small business incubator in downtown Binghamton.  The Center: built for small...
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The Agency Receives Marketing Awards

Published on August 10, 2015

The Agency’s marketing efforts were recognized at the NYS Economic Development Council (EDC) 2015 Annual Meeting held in Cooperstown, NY. The...
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