BROOME COUNTY BUSINESS ECONOMIC NEWS
5 Reasons to Locate Your Business in Broome County, NY
October 11th, 2018 0 VIEWS
So you’re wondering how to get the most value back out of your business location decision. Here’s why Broome County, NY should top your list of places to check out:
1. Our strategic location
With major highway systems intersecting in Binghamton, the area has become known as the ideal crossroads. Route 17 (future I-86), crosses the area in an east-west direction and places Binghamton on a direct, limited access route between New York City and major Midwestern cities, including Chicago and Cleveland.
2. Our concentrated economic might
We’re the perfect size for your next opportunity. Broome County’s economy is Upstate New York’s largest, generating nearly $8 billion in economic activity per year. Broome County, and the entire Southern Tier of New York, has the highest concentration of scientists and engineers in the state.
3. Our educated workforce
Binghamton University is ranked among the nation’s top 50 public universities, offering local companies access to its cutting-edge research. SUNY Broome Community College is also recognized as one of the finest in the United States. Learn more about Broome County schools here.
4. Our affordable cost of living and high quality of life
With an average commute time of 20 minutes or less, an average home value of $112,300, and a K-12 system that includes top-ranked schools in the United States, Broome County will have you loving your well-balanced life.
5. You’d be in good company
These companies used to be start-ups in Broome County, and now reach globally as thriving organizations spanning generations:
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