A REGIONAL APPROACH TO PROGRESS
“The Fulton-Montgomery County Region is a progressive community providing a friendly climate for business growth and retention, a variety of entertainment venues for social gathering, an educated and trained workforce and a diverse housing stock to meet the needs of the different lifestyles of its residents.”
-Vision statement, Regional Business Plan for Fulton and Montgomery Counties
Working regionally demands a new way of thinking and acting. It requires a willingness on the part of people, organizations and institutions to work together in ways that transcend traditional geopolitical boundaries. Fulton County Center for Regional Growth is a key resource for bringing together and creating initiatives to facilitate economic development for business and industry in Fulton County.
Created by local business and government leaders to foster a healthy, viable community where it is as attractive to do business as it is to live and play, the not-for-profit champions a broad range of initiatives designed to develop stronger neighborhoods, stimulate employment growth and encourage investment in Fulton County and its neighboring communities.
FCCRG is dedicated to enhancing the county's economic balance and preserving its quality of life through the creation of jobs and fostering regional cooperation. We are an economic development engine for Fulton County, attracting new businesses to the area and helping existing ones expand. We offer comprehensive economic
development services, including the retention and attraction of business and industry, as well as arranging financing, leasing and construction of commercial real estate, warehouse, and industrial space. Through FCCRG's efforts and those of its precursors, Fulton County hosts an expanding cluster of food manufacturers, as well as a diverse employment base.
New York's Fulton County and Montgomery County are truly rich in resources for business and industry. This central New York area offers unique opportunities for manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations and is very attractive to companies who are reshoring operations after years of investment abroad:
- A 21st century workforce
- Accessibility via road to vital northeast markets
- Port access in Albany for international transport
- Ample water, milk, and agricultural resources
- Affordable ex-urban quality of life
- Affordable real estate
- Shovel-ready sites for businesses large and small