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About Us

Mission Statement:  Our mission is to strengthen the area’s tax base through economic development and job creation, to assist business to locate and expand within the County, and to promote Columbia County as a premier spot for both business investment and personal opportunity.
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CEDC Membership:  It’s because of the generosity of our Members that CEDC continues to bring our mission to life.  Join dozens of other businesses in Columbia County as one of our partners.
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  • Small Business Saturday a Success
    December 1, 2019

    CEDC has been a proud supporter of Small Business Saturday since its creation in 2010.  Nationally, AmEx reports Small Business Saturday hit a record high with an estimated $19.6 billion.  An estimated 110 million shoppers, up from 2018, positively impacted communities. MORE

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  • Low Unemployment Continues for County
    December 9, 2019

    State Labor Department Releases Preliminary October 2019 Area Unemployment Rates In October, Columbia County has again posted the lowest unemployment rate in the state.  The County’s October unemployment rate of 2.8% is slightly higher than the October 2108 rate of 2.7%. MORE

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  • $14 Million Farmland Protection Initiative
    December 9, 2019

    Governor Cuomo announced a new $14 million initiative to help New York farms with critical financial assistance to keep valuable farmland in production, allow diversification, and ensure long-term viability of operations. More

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Public Meeting Schedule

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Holiday - Office Closed

December 24 – 25, 2019 – Christmas Holiday

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Broadband Service and Investment Maps

As Columbia County’s designated Broadband Coordinator,

CEDC is pleased to provide updated maps showing internet service and recent investment.

Contact Us

Columbia Economic Development Corporation
One Hudson City Centre, Suite 301
Hudson, N.Y. 12534
Phone: 518.828.4718

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