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.
CEDC Loan Program: Our SBA Microloans are geared for small, medium and even large, for-profit businesses in Columbia and Greene Counties. All Microloans come with one-on-one technical assistance at no charge. Our CEDC Revolving Loan Fund is geared for start-ups and expanding businesses that create jobs in Columbia County. Interest rates and terms are competitive.
Audit and Finance Committee Meeting
October 13, 2021
Loan Committee Meeting
October 18, 2021
CEDC Board Meeting
October 26, 2021
Meetings Now Being Held In Person
With the Governor having ended the State of Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic on June 24, 2021, CEDC has discontinued virtual meetings. All future meetings will be held in person at:
Columbia Economic Development Corporation
One Hudson City Centre, Suite 301
Hudson, N.Y. 12534
Talbott & Arding Cheese & Provisions
On the surface, it’s a cheese and pastry shop with a bakery and prepared foods to go. But on top of that, the company has developed a line of crackers and preserves under the Talbott & Arding name that is sold on the internet. The owners are investing in their website to drive e-commerce while increasing revenue in their flagship store.
NancyScans & 3D Photoworks
NancyScans was founded in 1994 in Chatham, New York by husband-and-wife team John and Nancy Olson. A former award-winning photographer, John identified a need for printing and scanning services for artists and fine art photographers. The business started by offering a wide range of scanning, printing, and