August 2016: Economic Snapshot

Economic Indicators

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July 2016: Economic Snapshot

Economic Indicators

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June 2016: Economic Snapshot

Economic Indicators

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Apex unveils Galloo wind project plans to Jefferson County legislators

Representatives from Apex Clean Energy unveiled the details of its Galloo Island wind project during a Jefferson County Board of Legislators meeting Tuesday. [Read more…]

City finishing up $10 million downtown application

City officials are putting together the final touches on an application for a $10 million award from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative program. [Read more…]

May 2016: Economic Snapshot

Economic Indicators

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North country hospitals receive $54 million in state grant funding

Several north country hospitals were recently awarded more than $54 million in grants from the state Department of Health. [Read more…]

Fort Drum project’s tax break could cause county financial stress

Jefferson County legislators say exempting a $75 million Fort Drum housing project from sales tax could further contribute to county financial stress. [Read more…]

December 2015 Feature Story: Real Estate

Q3 sales a mixed bag across region

Jefferson falls St. Lawrence, Lewis gain

By Ted Booker, NNY Business

Real estate agents sold fewer homes during the third quarter in Jefferson County than the same period a year ago, while sales climbed in Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. [Read more…]

February 2015 Cover Story: A Battle for Bucks

The competition for economic development

From left, Justin A. Taylor, Clayton town supervisor, and Todd Buchko, 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel general manager. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

From left, Justin A. Taylor, Clayton town supervisor, and Todd Buchko, 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel general manager. Photo by Amanda Morrison, NNY Business.

Since 2011, the north country has received $338.1m in state money to develop infrastructure, housing and projects that will lead to sustainable local jobs. Last month, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo raised the stakes with a new competition that could send another $500m to NNY. Officials say the region is prepared for a tough fight.

By Ted Booker, NNY Business

Click here to see how REDC funds have helped the north country. [Read more…]