Madison County, New York
Madison County is located in the center of New York State, offering relocating and expanding businesses strategic logistical advantages, access to higher education, and a wide selection of shovel-ready properties.
An Exceptional Location
Located in the geographic center of New York State, Madison County is nestled between Syracuse and Utica-Rome and a regional population of one million people. Its location offers businesses exceptional transportation options, including ready access to Interstates, Class I rail, airports, and barge access to the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes. Madison County, New York, has a regional workforce of over 433,000, with strengths in agriculture, alternative energy, back office & call centers, logistics & distribution, and manufacturing. There are numerous industrial parks, as well as a deep inventory of available sites and buildings, many of them shovel-ready, to speed your time to market. Madison County itself is largely rural, with lots of wide open spaces and a cost of living that is 10% lower than the U.S. average. A vibrant Community Supported Agriculture program brings locally-grown food to residents nearly year-round. And the big-city amenities of Syracuse, Utica and Rome, New York, are only an hour away. Seventeen area colleges and universities provide workforce training and education, and also enhance the region’s high quality of life. Madison County’s energetic college-age population that is 45% larger, on a percentage basis, than the U.S. average. Contact us to learn more about the advantages of growing your business in Madison County, New York. Madison County
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The regularly scheduled IDA Meetings for 3.26.2020 will be held remotely at 2pm. We will be making available a call in number for the public prior to the meeting.
Due to these unprecedented times and given the executive orders regarding social distancing, we have decided to address only the most pressing items necessary at this industrial development agency board meeting. This meeting is being held via online conferencing which has been allowed by New York State executive order:
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Meeting ID: 945 091 985
Article 7 of the Public Officers Law, to the extent necessary to permit any public body to meet and take such actions authorized by the law without permitting in public in-person access to meetings and authorizing such meetings to be held remotely by conference call or similar service, provided that the public has the ability to view or listen to such proceeding and that such meetings are recorded and later transcribed;
Upstate Revitalization News:
Central New York is at the cusp of an exciting time for our community’s future. The Governor has proposed a competition for up to $500,000,000 in economic development funding to nurture transformational initiatives for our region. Read the Upstate plan to learn more about our future opportunities:
County Issues Final RFP for Plastic-to-Oil Facility
Facility to be located at Madison County’s Agriculture and Renewable Energy (ARE) Park in Lincoln, New York.
Madison County, New York, has issued a Final Request For Proposals (RFP) dated Feb. 4, 2016 to request comments from companies that are interested in developing a facility in the county’s Agriculture and Renewable Energy (ARE) Park located in the Town of Lincoln at the county’s landfill site on that will use nonrecyclable plastic material from Madison County and elsewhere to produce oil products.
Madison County Economic Development Information
The creation of this website was assisted with a grant from National Grid, through the NYS Public Service Commission approved Economic Development Plan.