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Posted on Jul 02nd, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening Important Updates: July 2, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with New York Forward Guidelines. Phase 1 Reopening Date: May 15, 2020 – limited industries see below Phase 2 Reopening Date:...

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Posted on Jun 30th, 2020

Former BAE Systems Site Redevelopment DGEIS Public Comment Period Closes July 4.

Residents and business owners are invited to submit their comments to be included in the Final...

Posted on Jun 29th, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates June 29, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on Jun 18th, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates June 18, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on Jun 10th, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates June 10, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on Jun 09th, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates June 9, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on Jun 08th, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates June 8, 2020

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Posted on Jun 05th, 2020

We Will Always be Stronger Together

From the Leadership Alliance The last several months have brought unprecedented...

Posted on Jun 03rd, 2020

Call for Public Comment on Former BAE Systems Site at 600 Main Street Redevelopment Project - Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement

ENDWELL, N.Y. — Residents and business owners are invited to attend a virtual meeting on...

Posted on Jun 03rd, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates June 3, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on Jun 02nd, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates June 2, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on Jun 02nd, 2020

Agency partners with National Development Council to participate in NY Forward Loan Fund

Program to provide financial assistance to COVID 19 impacted businesses in Broome...

Posted on Jun 01st, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates June 1, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on May 26th, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates May 26, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on May 26th, 2020

New York Forward Loan Fund and PPP Updates

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Posted on May 20th, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates May 19, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in...

Posted on May 18th, 2020

SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

We have been told by the U.S. Small Business Administration that, in consultation with the U.S...

Posted on May 17th, 2020

Southern Tier Regional Reopening Updates: May 17, 2020

Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on May 15th, 2020

Message from our Executive Director: Broome County Reopening Playbook and Webinar

Well, we're almost through day one of the Southern Tier Phase 1 Reopening. We are here...

Posted on May 14th, 2020

Southern Tier Regional Reopening Updates May 14, 2020

*Up-to-date information as of today's date.* All information is in accordance with...

Posted on May 13th, 2020

Southern Tier Regional Reopening Updates for May 13, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening: Important Updates May 13,...

Posted on May 12th, 2020

Southern Tier Reopening Updates May 12, 2020

*Up-to-date information as of today's date. All information is subject to change in...

Posted on May 08th, 2020

Small Business Bulletin on the Paycheck Protection Program

The recently enacted Paycheck Protection Program can be a potentiallifeline for small...

Posted on Apr 30th, 2020

Stacey Duncan selected to be part of The New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board

Governor Cuomo announced the creation of the New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board to help...

Posted on Apr 23rd, 2020

Broome County to Distribute 68,000 Cloth Masks to Public

(TOWN OF DICKINSON, NY) Broome County officials announced today information on the distribution...

Posted on Apr 20th, 2020

NYS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR LAUNCHES NEW STREAMLINED APPLICATION FOR NEW YORKERS TO APPLY FOR PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE WITHOUT HAVING TO FIRST APPLY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

NYS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR LAUNCHES NEW STREAMLINED APPLICATION FOR NEW...

Posted on Apr 14th, 2020

NYS Business Updates

NYS Business Updates Please find guidance from the NYS Department...

Posted on Apr 13th, 2020

SUNY BROOME COMMUITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT DR. KEVIN E. DRUMM APPOINTED AS NEW CO-CHAIR OF SOUTHERN TIER REDC

Dr. Drumm Succeeds Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger as the Council's...

Posted on Apr 03rd, 2020

UPDATED: RESILIENCY TOOLKIT FOR BROOME COUNTY BUSINESSES: HELPING BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY COVID-19

In a recent survey to local businesses conducted by the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce,...

Posted on Mar 31st, 2020

SBA Paycheck Protection Program Details

With $349 Billion in Emergency Small Business Capital Cleared, SBA and Treasury Begin...

Posted on Mar 31st, 2020

Agency establishes COVID-19 Emergency Loan Fund

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Agency (Broome County IDA/LDC) released today, details of an...

Posted on Mar 26th, 2020

SBA Express Bridge Loan

Effective immediately the Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced a new Express Bridge...

Posted on Mar 20th, 2020

“Essential Business” Guidance

Empire State Development has issued its guidance implementing the ...

Posted on Mar 16th, 2020

Highlight/Resources for Businesses affected by Covid-19

There are a number of local, State and Federal resources to help guide businesses during the...

Posted on Mar 09th, 2020

Development in the News this Week: March 2 - March 9

Check out this week's economic development news for Broome County! ...

Posted on Mar 02nd, 2020

Financial Incentives Approved for UHS Wilson ED Expansion

The Agency, at the last Local Development Corporation Board Meeting voted to approve financial...

Posted on Feb 28th, 2020

Development In the News this Week: Feb 24 - March 2

Broome County is currently undergoing a period of great economic growth and strong business...

Posted on Feb 19th, 2020

Being at The Agency for the past month has been an informative and enjoyable experience

My name is Nick Beardsley, and I am a senior at Maine-Endwell High School. This year I have been...

Posted on Jan 28th, 2020

Building on the optimism about our economy

There are a number of reasons to feel optimistic about the direction that our economy is...

Posted on Jan 07th, 2020

Canopy is Bringing New Growth to Broome County

Thanks to successful collaboration with the Broome County Industrial Development Agency (IDA),...

Posted on Dec 18th, 2019

Local Family Business Continues Pursuit of the Good Life

After a public hearing on December 12, 2019, Sam A. Lupo and Sons, Inc., a PILOT and Sales Tax...

Posted on Nov 20th, 2019

Effective Collaboration for Economic Growth in Broome County

The backbone of any strong community starts with effective collaboration. Government agencies,...

Posted on Nov 04th, 2019

Say "bah humbug" to inaction this holiday season!

The Agency, Chamber of Commerce and partners say “bah humbug” to inaction...

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2019

CHAMBER SELECTS NEW LEADER AND FORMS STRATEGIC ALLIANCE FOR THE FUTURE

Stacey Duncan to lead both The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce and The...

Posted on Jun 07th, 2019

Invest in Broome County & Define Our Economy

As an economic development organization, we've always sought to connect ourselves to the...

Posted on May 28th, 2019

Broome Good Life Program Receives Award for Excellence

The Agency Broome County IDA/LDC was recognized by their economic development...

Posted on May 15th, 2019

Abandoned dollar store to be demolished to clear way for new development

New York City developer plans three-story apartment building at 128 Grand Ave...

Posted on May 07th, 2019

2019 Message to the Community

What does it take to thrive? This is a question we asked four years ago when we launched a new...

Posted on Apr 03rd, 2019

Broome Talent Task Force releases progress report

Report highlights successes in addressing Broome's workforce development...

Posted on Apr 02nd, 2019

Agency Board names Duncan Executive Director

The Agency names new Executive Director Board of Directors hold...

Posted on Mar 19th, 2019

Growing up my entire life on the west side of Binghamton by: Sage McCormick-Kelly

Growing up my entire life on the west side of Binghamton, it was common to hear distain for the...

Posted on Feb 19th, 2019

IDA's Build Communities in Several Ways

It's no secret that the term “economic development” has been painted with a...

Posted on Nov 28th, 2018

Agency Approves Incentives for L3 Technologies, Inc. and Track Drive, LLC in the Town of Kirkwood

The Agency Board of Directors voted Wednesday, November 28, 2018 to approve financing incentives...

Posted on Oct 31st, 2018

Broome Talent Task Force Series: Stacey Duncan

Person: Stacey Duncan Job Title: Deputy Director Community and Economic Development The...

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2018

AGENCY APPROVES INCENTIVES FOR BUCKINGHAM MANUFACTURING CO. IN THE TOWN OF KIRKWOOD

The Agency Board of Directors voted Monday, October 22, 2018 to approve financing incentives for...

Posted on Oct 11th, 2018

5 Reasons to Locate Your Business in Broome County, NY

So you're wondering how to get the most value back out of your business location decision....

Posted on Sep 27th, 2018

Broome Talent Task Force Interview Series: Danielle Britton

Person: Danielle Britton Job Title: Talent and Education Director Representative...

Posted on Sep 20th, 2018

AGENCY APPROVES INCENTIVES FOR ONE NORTH DEPOT IN THE CITY OF BINGHAMTON

The Agency Board of Directors voted Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to approve financing...

Posted on Sep 12th, 2018

Broome Talent Task Force Interview Series: Michael Keenan

Person: Michael Keenan Job Title: President/CEO of Good Shepherd...

Posted on Aug 30th, 2018

I am so grateful for the first-hand experience this internship has given me

Three mornings a week this summer I've trekked up the concrete stairs of the FIVE building...

Posted on Aug 29th, 2018

Broome Talent Task Force Interview Series: Anthony Paniccia

HIGHLIGHTING THE MEMBERS OF THE BROOME TALENT TASK FORCE AND THEIR...

Posted on Aug 20th, 2018

AGENCY STAFFER RECEIVES NATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATION

On August 6, 2018 Stacey Duncan, deputy director of community and economic development for The...

Posted on Aug 20th, 2018

AGENCY APPROVES INCENTIVES FOR PIKE DEVELOPMENT IN THE CITY OF BINGHAMTON

The Agency Board of Directors voted Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to approve financing incentives...

Posted on Aug 01st, 2018

BROOME TALENT TASK FORCE INTERVIEW SERIES: JANET HERTZOG

This interview series is meant to highlight the members of the Broome Talent Task Force and...

Posted on Jul 24th, 2018

What is the future of transportation?

Self-driving cars actually exist. How they will effect the future of public...

Posted on Jun 29th, 2018

There are no jobs in Broome County? We beg to differ.

How many times have you heard “there is no opportunity here?” How many times have...

Posted on Jun 27th, 2018

The Necessity for Workforce Development in Broome

One of our objectives through 2020, as outlined in our ...

Posted on Jun 18th, 2018

The Agency launches the Broome Business Retention & Expansion Fund

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Agency announced today a new small business lending program in...

Posted on May 21st, 2018

The Collaboration Score Matters

Site selection is a challenging and complex undertaking. There are clear factors such as...

Posted on May 03rd, 2018

Elan Planning Design and Landscape Architecture selected for 600 Main St redevelopment

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Agency, which governs the Broome County Industrial...

Posted on May 02nd, 2018

I can always come home to Broome in the future for a good life

Hello, my name is Joey Testani and I am senior at Chenango Valley High School. I am a New...

Posted on Apr 30th, 2018

Why Relocate your Business to a Rural Area

Although Broome County is not solely rural, it does have plenty of rural areas with great site...

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2018

The Role of Place Branding in Economic Development

Place branding has become a popular approach to stimulate economic...

Posted on Apr 16th, 2018

2018 WORKPLACE TRENDS

What happens in the workplace can attract the right talent. We are focused on talent...

Posted on Apr 08th, 2018

The Future of Housing and Economic Development

The trend in housing seems to be changing. According to studies recently released by the...

Posted on Mar 28th, 2018

I Look Forward To My Future Here In Broome County

Hello, my name is Arianna Ortega and I am a senior at Seton Catholic Central High School. I...

Posted on Jan 29th, 2018

Agency seeks consulting firm for redevelopment study of former BAE site

The Agency has issued aRequest for Proposalfor Redevelopment and Planning...

Posted on Jan 18th, 2018

Agency releases Broome County Housing Study

BINGHAMTON, NY – The Agency formally released today, the Broome County Housing Study, an...

Posted on Jan 11th, 2018

FIVE South College Drive opens as a one-stop economic and business development center for Broome County

DICKINSON, NY – The Agency hostedthe official grand opening of FIVE South College...

Posted on Jan 10th, 2018

Schumer: Key Federal Funds Secured to Assist The Agency with Redevelopment of Former BAE Site

After Schumer's Urging, FEDS Will Approve Broome IDA's Application; Over $200K...

Posted on Sep 21st, 2017

Fun to Have in Broome This Fall

While it's always sad to see summer go, Broome County offers...

Posted on Jul 18th, 2017

Defining Your Good Life in Broome County

What defines a good life in Broome County for you? ...

Posted on Jul 10th, 2017

Discover How Much is Made in Broome County

Broome County is an ideal place to live and work for so many reasons....

Posted on Jul 03rd, 2017

Evolving with the Needs of Local Business

Being Broome County's leading dynamic driver of economic...

Posted on Jun 13th, 2017

Building Broome's Entrepreneurial Spirit

Yesterday was a busy, but truly rewarding day for us at The...

Posted on May 26th, 2017

Agency recognized for excellence by NYS EDC

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. Distribution Center and Broomeisgood.com take top...

Posted on May 19th, 2017

Defining Broome County: Broome Talent Task Force

What does it take to turn a challenge into an opportunity? We think it takes information,...

Posted on May 19th, 2017

Defining Broome County: A good life

Defining Broome County As the lead economic development organization for Broome County,...

Posted on Feb 01st, 2017

Getting to know Broome County

My name is Jake Pierson, I am a senior at Chenango Forks High School, and I am debating on...

Posted on Jan 25th, 2017

Broome County Winter Bucket List

It's no secret that Broome County can get ridiculously cold in the winter months. You...

Posted on Jan 17th, 2017

The Future is Bright

As odd as it sounds, I always thought going into the second half of my senior year would be a...

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017

Helping Drive Binghamton Forward

Recently there's been a resurgence of startups, business development and entrepreneurship...

Posted on Dec 30th, 2016

2016: An Economic Development Year in Review

Looking back on 2016, we can honestly say that things are moving in a positive direction for...

Posted on Nov 29th, 2016

Economic development strategy 2020

Last year we set out to introduce you to a new version of our organization, one that is working...

Posted on Nov 04th, 2016

Proud of the work we do

As an economic development agency tasked with catalyzing and spurring economic activity, we...

Posted on Oct 18th, 2016

Agency breaks ground on The Business Center at FIVE South College Drive

The Agency officially broke ground on a new office building on the southeast entrance of the...

Posted on Oct 12th, 2016

Change the conversation

"If you don't like what's being said, change the conversation." - Don Draper,...

Posted on Sep 14th, 2016

BR&E provides the central intelligence on the Broome County economy

Since our rebrand last year, we've spent much of our time introducing the community to an...

Posted on Aug 26th, 2016

Back to School Must-Do's for BU Students & Beyond

Amidst the hustle and bustle of moving into my apartment in Twin River Commons, I forgot about...

Posted on Aug 19th, 2016

The Agency: An Insider's View

Until the re-branding of The Agency last year, I had no idea what exactly this organization did...

Posted on Aug 11th, 2016

Catch The Broome County Pride

Do you feel it? It'scatching. There is a contagious pride...

Posted on Aug 02nd, 2016

We love it when a plan comes together

“I love it when a plan comes together.” – George Peppard (aka John...

Posted on Jul 28th, 2016

Discovering More About The Agency

It's been said not to judge a book by its cover. That long-standing adage can be applied...

Posted on Jul 15th, 2016

Live, Work & Thrive in the Southern Tier

When I started my college career at Binghamton University, I dreamed of finishing my degree,...

Posted on Jul 07th, 2016

You Can Never Be Too Proud

An integral aspect of ensuring that Broome County remains the dynamic, adaptable and prosperous...

Posted on Jun 30th, 2016

Broome County, NY: The Conversation Starts Here.

Our upcoming July 2016Industry Leadersarticle featured in ...

Posted on Jun 23rd, 2016

Broome County Is The Place to Be This Summer

Broome County in the summer is a great place to be. The weather is beautiful, embodying that...

Posted on Jun 17th, 2016

Broome County Can Boast Of More Than BU

Being both a Binghamton University student and “townie” as my fellow Bearcats would...

Posted on Jun 08th, 2016

Proposed Prevailing Wage Bill Will Hurt Economic Development

Memorandum Opposed: Relates to hours, wages, and supplements in contracts for public...

Posted on May 24th, 2016

Broome County is getting up off the mat

Our Guest Viewpoint, as published on Sunday, May 22 in the ...

Posted on May 19th, 2016

Agency approves incentives for Century Sunrise project in Johnson City

The Agency Board of Directors voted today to approve financing incentives for the Century...

Posted on Apr 27th, 2016

A new building a new opportunity

Our featured blog from April 26, 2016. We invite the community to join The Agency and our...

Posted on Apr 09th, 2016

Endicott Innovation 2.0

\n“A legacy process orphaned by IBM-Endicott 20 years ago could make Binghamton...

Posted on Mar 02nd, 2016

Economic development is a conversation

What is economic development? Yes, it's financing and resources, infrastructure and...

Posted on Feb 04th, 2016

The value of place

As the celebration of our win of $500 million ...

Posted on Jan 06th, 2016

An economic development year in review

Though it's about one month (and twelve days) until pitchers and catchers report for...

Posted on Dec 11th, 2015

A new era for the southern tier

We are thrilled and incredibly excited to be named a winner in the Upstate Revitalization...

Posted on Dec 11th, 2015

Sparking the Southern Tier's Innovation Culture

This is the fourth and final post on the initiatives highlighted in the Southern Tier...

Posted on Dec 09th, 2015

The Southern Tier's fertile Food and Ag economy

This is the third in a series of posts to highlight the initiatives established by the...

Posted on Dec 05th, 2015

Governor Cuomo offers new life to brownfields

Yesterday's ...

Posted on Dec 03rd, 2015

Advanced Manufacturing Pioneers, Past, Present, and Future

This is the second in a series of posts to highlight the initiatives established by the...

Posted on Nov 05th, 2015

Triple Cities Renaissance

This is the first in a series of posts to highlight the initiatives established by the...

Posted on Nov 04th, 2015

Endless opportunities for BU students

Now as a senior at Binghamton University, I have started to finish up both of my majors, sit on...

Posted on Oct 27th, 2015

Southern Tier deserves to win state's $500M prize

Thousands of jobs. Perhaps 10,000 or more.A half-billion dollars for economic...

Posted on Oct 13th, 2015

We're making game changing investments in the Southern Tier

Picture a place with a reasonable cost of living and incredible natural beauty. Think of...

Posted on Sep 17th, 2015

Coming back to Broome County by Nate Schwartz

With each successive year as a student at Binghamton University, I arrive in...

Posted on Sep 01st, 2015

The secret life of schools in the summertime (via Pressconnects)

Inside Windsor's A.F. Palmer Elementary School classroom one Monday in late July, students...

Posted on Aug 18th, 2015

The Agency Approves Project Assistance to 19 Chenango Empire, LLC

We provided project assistance to 19 Chenango Empire, LLC to redevelop the historic Press...

Posted on Aug 12th, 2015

The Business of Technology: SBIR / STTR Grants to Commercialize Technology

The Small Business Development Center at Binghamton University with Greenwood Consulting Group,...

Posted on Aug 12th, 2015

Broome County is the Place for Entrepreneurs to Begin

We're building an active startup community through local and regional partnerships, where...

Posted on Aug 11th, 2015

Adaptive Re-Use of Two Historic Endicott Johnson Buildings

JOHNSON CITY, NY – Larry Regan of Regan Development Corporation announced today plans to...

Posted on Aug 11th, 2015

The Agency Welcomes New Members to its Small Business Incubator

BINGHAMTON, NY – A little more than a month after launching its small business...

Posted on Aug 11th, 2015

Grand Opening of The Center

We cordially invite you to join us for the Grand Opening our small business incubator in...

Posted on Aug 11th, 2015

The Agency Receives Marketing Awards

The Agency's marketing efforts were recognized at the NYS Economic Development Council...

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