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Discover How Much is Made in Broome County

July 10th, 2017 48 VIEWS
Broome County is an ideal place to live and work for so many reasons. Those that work here are able to have established, enjoyable careers they can be proud of, and for...

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Evolving with the Needs of Local Business

July 3rd, 2017 40 VIEWS
Being Broome County’s leading dynamic driver of economic development requires a keen understanding and commitment to growing the hard-working small business...

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Building Broome's Entrepreneurial Spirit

June 13th, 2017 106 VIEWS
Yesterday was a busy, but truly rewarding day for us at The Agency. We started off bright and early at Traditions at the Glen for our...

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Agency recognized for excellence by NYS EDC

May 26th, 2017 101 VIEWS
Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. Distribution Center and Broomeisgood.com take top awards Cooperstown, NY – The Agency, which operates the Broome County Industrial...

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Defining Broome County: Broome Talent Task Force

May 19th, 2017 86 VIEWS
What does it take to turn a challenge into an opportunity? We think it takes information, collaboration, and a willingness to do things in a way we’ve never done before. But perhaps most...

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Defining Broome County: A good life

May 19th, 2017 11 VIEWS
Defining Broome County As the lead economic development organization for Broome County, we understand the importance of creating new business opportunities to sustain and grow our local...

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Getting to know Broome County

February 1st, 2017 109 VIEWS
My name is Jake Pierson, I am a senior at Chenango Forks High School, and I am debating on whether i should go to SUNY Oswego or stay local and go to SUNY Broome. I am also a student in the ...

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Broome County Winter Bucket List

January 25th, 2017 57 VIEWS
It’s no secret that Broome County can get ridiculously cold in the winter months. You can’t really go anywhere these days without a thick winter coat, fuzzy socks and boots. And...

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The Future is Bright

January 17th, 2017 57 VIEWS
As odd as it sounds, I always thought going into the second half of my senior year would be a little scarier than it feels right now.Being forced into the working (and real) world after...

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Helping Drive Binghamton Forward

January 10th, 2017 79 VIEWS
Recently there’s been a resurgence of startups, business development and entrepreneurship opportunities in our area.Though there are many local campaigns and projects...

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2016: An Economic Development Year in Review

December 30th, 2016 131 VIEWS
Looking back on 2016, we can honestly say that things are moving in a positive direction for Broome County. We've had the good fortune to facilitate, partner and support a number of...

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Economic development strategy 2020

November 29th, 2016 80 VIEWS
Last year we set out to introduce you to a new version of our organization, one that is working to address critical economic and community development needs in Broome County. In doing this, it is...

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Proud of the work we do

November 4th, 2016 43 VIEWS
As an economic development agency tasked with catalyzing and spurring economic activity, we understand the need for public scrutiny on the work we do. We get to celebrate the wins and take the...

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Agency breaks ground on The Business Center at FIVE South College Drive

October 18th, 2016 385 VIEWS
The Agency officially broke ground on a new office building on the southeast entrance of the SUNY Broome campus earlier today. The Agency was joined by state and local officials and partnering...

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Change the conversation

October 12th, 2016 40 VIEWS
"If you don't like what's being said, change the conversation." - Don Draper, Mad MenSounds simple doesn't it? But for years we've been in sort of a...

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BR&E provides the central intelligence on the Broome County economy

September 14th, 2016 59 VIEWS
Since our rebrand last year, we’ve spent much of our time introducing the community to an economic development organization with a new way of thinking and operating, focused on a simple and...

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Back to School Must-Do's for BU Students & Beyond

August 26th, 2016 27 VIEWS
Amidst the hustle and bustle of moving into my apartment in Twin River Commons, I forgot about an important, yet very exciting, part of going back to school—doing my favorite local things...

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The Agency: An Insider's View

August 19th, 2016 53 VIEWS
Until the re-branding of The Agency last year, I had no idea what exactly this organization did or how influential they were on this community. It...

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Catch The Broome County Pride

August 11th, 2016 75 VIEWS
Do you feel it? It’scatching. There is a contagious pride for our hometown going around.Within the last few years, there seems to be a less of a...

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We love it when a plan comes together

August 2nd, 2016 89 VIEWS
“I love it when a plan comes together.” – George Peppard (aka John “Hannibal” Smith on the A-Team)So do we. As we’ve noted in previous ...

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Discovering More About The Agency

July 28th, 2016 33 VIEWS
It’s been said not to judge a book by its cover. That long-standing adage can be applied to more than just books though. And in the case of The Agency, I think it applies...

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Live, Work & Thrive in the Southern Tier

July 15th, 2016 64 VIEWS
When I started my college career at Binghamton University, I dreamed of finishing my degree, staying local for a few years to establish myself financially, and quickly moving to a big city in...

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You Can Never Be Too Proud

July 7th, 2016 91 VIEWS
An integral aspect of ensuring that Broome County remains the dynamic, adaptable and prosperous area it is, resides in constant promotion of what the community has to offer people of various...

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Broome County, NY: The Conversation Starts Here.

June 30th, 2016 44 VIEWS
Our upcoming July 2016Industry Leadersarticle featured in The New York Real Estate Journal.Successful economic...

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Broome County Is The Place to Be This Summer

June 23rd, 2016 32 VIEWS
Broome County in the summer is a great place to be. The weather is beautiful, embodying that ideal ‘sunny and 75’ with clear skies, and every weekend holds something to do that only...

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Broome County Can Boast Of More Than BU

June 17th, 2016 48 VIEWS
Being both a Binghamton University student and “townie” as my fellow Bearcats would call it may seem like a burden, but I consider it an opportunity: an opportunity to see how...

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Proposed Prevailing Wage Bill Will Hurt Economic Development

June 8th, 2016 80 VIEWS
Memorandum Opposed: Relates to hours, wages, and supplements in contracts for public work.The Agency, which governs the Broome County Industrial Development Agency and the...

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Broome County is getting up off the mat

May 24th, 2016 68 VIEWS
Our Guest Viewpoint, as published on Sunday, May 22 in the Press & Sun...

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Agency approves incentives for Century Sunrise project in Johnson City

May 19th, 2016 1,039 VIEWS
The Agency Board of Directors voted today to approve financing incentives for the Century Sunrise Redevelopment project in Johnson City. The measure was approved by a vote of 7-2. Larry...

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A new building a new opportunity

April 27th, 2016 134 VIEWS
Our featured blog from April 26, 2016. We invite the community to join The Agency and our partnersfor our Groundbreaking event on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Five South...

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Endicott Innovation 2.0

April 9th, 2016 59 VIEWS
\n“A legacy process orphaned by IBM-Endicott 20 years ago could make Binghamton University a ground zero for the rapidly developing field of flexible...

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Economic development is a conversation

March 2nd, 2016 55 VIEWS
What is economic development? Yes, it's financing and resources, infrastructure and transportation, and of course,location.But at the beginning of it all is a...

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The value of place

February 4th, 2016 74 VIEWS
As the celebration of our win of $500 million Upstate Revitalization Initiativebegins to quiet, the...

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An economic development year in review

January 6th, 2016 138 VIEWS
Though it’s about one month (and twelve days) until pitchers and catchers report for spring training, we’d like to look at 2015 as a solid effort at “playing good...

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A new era for the southern tier

December 11th, 2015 56 VIEWS
We are thrilled and incredibly excited to be named a winner in the Upstate Revitalization Initiative competition. We felt confident that we had developed a strong plan because of the countless...

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Sparking the Southern Tier's Innovation Culture

December 11th, 2015 27 VIEWS
This is the fourth and final post on the initiatives highlighted in the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council's Upstate Revitalization Initiative plan for consideration for a...

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The Southern Tier's fertile Food and Ag economy

December 9th, 2015 140 VIEWS
This is the third in a series of posts to highlight the initiatives established by the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) plan...

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Governor Cuomo offers new life to brownfields

December 5th, 2015 26 VIEWS
Yesterday's announcement by Governor Andrew Cuomo of the designation of...

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Advanced Manufacturing Pioneers, Past, Present, and Future

December 3rd, 2015 113 VIEWS
This is the second in a series of posts to highlight the initiatives established by the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) plan...

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Triple Cities Renaissance

November 5th, 2015 171 VIEWS
This is the first in a series of posts to highlight the initiatives established by the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) plan...

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Endless opportunities for BU students

November 4th, 2015 38 VIEWS
Now as a senior at Binghamton University, I have started to finish up both of my majors, sit on two executive e-boards on campus, work more as a tour guide, work more as a crew member at Chipotle,...

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Southern Tier deserves to win state's $500M prize

October 27th, 2015 32 VIEWS
Thousands of jobs. Perhaps 10,000 or more.A half-billion dollars for economic development.A diverse, yet focused, strategy aimed at businesses showing the greatest...

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We're making game changing investments in the Southern Tier

October 13th, 2015 167 VIEWS
Picture a place with a reasonable cost of living and incredible natural beauty. Think of communities where you may run into your neighbor at the coffee shop – or while cheering at a...

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Coming back to Broome County by Nate Schwartz

September 17th, 2015 68 VIEWS
With each successive year as a student at Binghamton University, I arrive in the fall ready for the challenges of a new academic year and filled with excitement for the...

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The secret life of schools in the summertime (via Pressconnects)

September 1st, 2015 27 VIEWS
Inside Windsor’s A.F. Palmer Elementary School classroom one Monday in late July, students leaf through books to the sounds of classical strings on CD. Elsewhere in the school,...

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The Agency Approves Project Assistance to 19 Chenango Empire, LLC

August 18th, 2015 131 VIEWS
We provided project assistance to 19 Chenango Empire, LLC to redevelop the historic Press Building at 19 Chenango St. 19 Chenango Empire will renovate the buildings at 19, 21, and 25 Chenango...

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The Business of Technology: SBIR / STTR Grants to Commercialize Technology

August 12th, 2015 43 VIEWS
The Small Business Development Center at Binghamton University with Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc. presents The Business of Technology:SBIR / STTR Grants - Commercializing...

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Broome County is the Place for Entrepreneurs to Begin

August 12th, 2015 56 VIEWS
We’re building an active startup community through local and regional partnerships, where ideas are becoming thriving businesses. In June we launched the opening of our...

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Adaptive Re-Use of Two Historic Endicott Johnson Buildings

August 11th, 2015 758 VIEWS
JOHNSON CITY, NY – Larry Regan of Regan Development Corporation announced today plans to redevelop two long time vacant multi-story brick and masonry industrial buildings, which were part of...

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The Agency Welcomes New Members to its Small Business Incubator

August 11th, 2015 88 VIEWS
BINGHAMTON, NY – A little more than a month after launching its small business incubator in downtown Binghamton, The Agency welcomed three new members to The Center: built for small...

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Grand Opening of The Center

August 11th, 2015 39 VIEWS
We cordially invite you to join us for the Grand Opening our small business incubator in downtown Binghamton. The Center: built for small business growth, provides the physical...

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The Agency Receives Marketing Awards

August 11th, 2015 17 VIEWS
The Agency’s marketing efforts were recognized at the NYS Economic Development Council (EDC) 2015 Annual Meeting held in Cooperstown, NY. The EDC represents industrial development agencies,...

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