Madison County, New York

Industrial Development Agency

Logistics / Warehousing / Distribution

Madison County, New York located near the crossroads of I-90 and I-81 is the smart location for your next warehouse or distribution center with :

  • Over 20 million people live within 500 miles of Madison County, New York, providing excellent access to markets without the high costs, risk, and congestion of these urban areas.
  • Our locational advantages include ready access to interstate highways, Class I rail, air transport, and the Port of Oswego.
  • Labor costs for typical logistics/warehousing/distribution occupations are up to 50% lower than for New York State as a whole (see below).
  • Despite New York State’s reputation as a union-heavy state, Madison County has a low unionization rate and has not experienced a private business labor strike in at least the past 30 years.
  • Madison County has dozens of available sites & buildings.
  • Lease rates are favorable, with existing warehouse space at $1.50 – $3,00/square foot NNN and existing production/industrial space leasing at $1.50-$3.00/square foot NNN.
Median Hourly Wage of Logistics/Warehousing/Distribution Centers
Standard Occupational Classification Occupation Syracuse MSA (includes Madison County) Utica – Rome MSA New York State
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor Trailers $17.63 $17.63 $20.28
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Heavy Services $12.61 $12.61 $15.34
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand $12.26 $12.26 $12.51

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage estimates

Contact us to learn more about the advantages of growing your business in Madison County, New York.