Live, work and play in a vibrant business climate – close to New York City
The Mid-Hudson region spans seven counties – Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester – and is one of New York State’s most vibrant business environments thanks to its geographic location, as well as its transportation, cultural, historical, recreational and talented workforce. The combination of a high quality of life and a vibrant economy, within easy reach of New York City metropolitan area makes the Mid-Hudson region a great place to grow.
Key Industries in the Mid-Hudson
We are extremely proud to break ground on President Container’s 100,000-square-foot expansion at our state-of-the-art super plant in Wallkill, NY ... It’s great to run a business in this community when you have this level of support.
Larry Grossbard, Co-President, President Container Group
The Mid-Hudson region has 30+ colleges and universities that contribute to its highly educated workforce and support the region’s industry strengths: biotech and life sciences, agribusiness and food and beverage, and advanced manufacturing – supplemented by others, including film and television, financial services and international business, to create a diverse and strong business environment.
Companies based in the region include Regeneron, headquartered in Tarrytown, Westchester County, and expanding elsewhere in NYS. This leading biotech company develops and manufactures medicines to treat serious diseases, from cancer to COVID-19. Amy’s Kitchen – a family-owned organic food manufacturer of sustainable organic and non-GMO food products, has broken ground at its 389,000-square-foot facility in the Town of Goshen. The $420 million LEGOLAND New York theme park opened in 2021.
Recent regional projects include RUPCO’s $22-million Energy Square in Kingston, which replaces a vacant bowling alley in Midtown Kingston with a net-zero mixed-use development with affordable residential units, civic and commercial space and an elevated urban park.
Labor Force Status 2024
Age Distribution 2024
Education Attainment 2024
Data source: ZoomProspector (Applied Geographic Solutions)
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Visit the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council site to see strategic plans, current projects and the latest economic data, plus access funding applications and more.
Mid-Hudson Momentum Fund
The $150M Mid-Hudson Momentum Fund supports mixed-use housing and infrastructure projects throughout the Mid-Hudson Region to help communities meet growing infrastructure needs.
The Mid-Hudson regional office works hand-in-hand with new and existing businesses to help identify economic development programs to support business growth and expansion—for building new facilities, relocating a business, expanding operations and workforce and entering new and global markets.