Columbia County's future is bright. It's fueled by optimism, pride, and a solid belief in our people, products, and places. CEDC's Strategic Plan builds upon the county's many successes and creates a roadmap for future job growth and increased economic prosperity. But it doesn't lose sight of where we've been and who we are. The Strategic Plan aims to preserve deeply held traditions while keeping in step with a global economy. View CEDC's Strategic Plan
and planning documents.
Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Loan Committee held on December 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.
Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors held on December 13, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. at 4303 Route 9, Hudson, NY.
Columbia County’s efforts to increase broadband service throughout its 23 municipalities continue to make progress.
The county’s Broadband Subcommittee heard an update on the mapping project of its internet providers in the area
Monday. A series of preliminary maps were created by the Stockport based cartographer Don Meltz Planning and GIS and provided to committee members by F. Michael Tucker, the president/CEO of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation.
October 25th was the final class of Columbia Economic Development Corporation's MicroBusiness Seminar Series. 14 individuals from 10 towns and the City of Hudson completed the series. Receiving certificates of completion were: Kate Arding, Talbott and Arding Cheese and Provisions; Margaret Bower Avenia, Columbia County Real Estate Specialists; Chris Billingham, Christopher Billingham, Architect; Karen Blake-Kittle, Omi Lavender; Justin Burke; Sean Casey, Alula Woodworks; Anna Dawson, Hometown Foods LLC; Matthew Halstead, Studio 428; Jeanette Nesel, Germantown Beer Farm; Erin Robertson, Erin Robertson Landscape Design; Timothy Schroder, Enginuity Engineering & Design PLLC; Seung Suh; Douglas Thorsey; and Fahari Wambura, Fahari Bazaar/Fahari Totes.
Redburn Development's deal for a new 55-unit hotel located at 41 Cross Street in Hudson is nearing completion. The Columbia County Industrial Development Agency's Board of Directors received an update on the hotel at its meeting Tuesday. Chairman Jim Mackerer said the development company closed on the property in late August and is moving forward with the demolition of the former Stageworks building and former Kaz warehouse. The new hotel would be called the Wick.
From The Blog
French artisanal cheese makers flourish in Columbia County The Hudson Valley has long been a hotbed of economic opportunity for the food and beverage industry. From global powerhouses such as Pepsico, Kraft and Heineken downstate to emerging specialty farms upstate, the valley continues to be the epicenter of agribusiness in the state of New York. Joining recently in the everRead More