Strategic Location

Building Fulton County’s economy one business at a time.

Fulton County:

Fulton County is located between important upstate metropolitan areas in the Capital Region and Utica­‐Rome. Numerous highway connections including the New York State Thruway and Adirondack Northway put major urban markets within four hours of Fulton County. The Albany International Airport and Port of Albany are under an hour away. Approximately 65 million people can be served within a four­‐hour travel time, or the standard 300­‐mile “just­‐in­‐time­‐delivery” radius.

The County’s world­‐class recreational assets are within a four­‐hour drive of millions of people, including the urban markets of New York City, Montreal, Boston, and Philadelphia.

Albany, NY
Population 870,000<br /> 45 minute Drive Time
Utica-Rome, NY
Population 300,000<br /> 1 Hour Drive Time
Syracuse, NY
Population 660,000<br /> 1.75 Hour Drive Time
Rochester, NY
Population 1,150,000<br /> 3 Hour Drive Time
New York City, NY
Population 20,200,000<br /> 3.75 Hour Drive Time
Montreal, QC
Population 4,060,000<br /> 3.75 Hour Drive Time
Boston, MA
Population 4,800,000<br /> 3.5 Hour Drive Time
Buffalo, NY
Population 1,100,000<br /> 3.75 Hour Drive Time
Philadelphia, PA
Population 6,000,000<br /> 5 Hour Drive Time
Toronto, ON
Population 6,600,000<br /> 5.25 Hour Drive Time
Fulton County
Is located within six hours of 20% of the United States’ population including New York City, Boston, Hartford, Philadelphia, Buffalo and major Canadian markets including Montreal.
Technology Triangle
Is located within NY’s Technology Triangle, a Nanoelectronics hotbed formed by Globalfoundries to the east, SUNY Poly College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering to the south and Marcy Nanocenter to the west.
Quick & Easy Access
Has quick and easy access to four major Interstate Highways: I ‐90, I­‐87, I­‐88 and I- 81.
Quality of Life
Has convenient access to tourist, recreational, historic, art and cultural resources in the Region.
Major Employers
Is a short drive to major employers in the Region including Globalfoundries, SUNY Poly College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, General Electric and others.

Approximately 20% of the U.S. population

can be served within a four­‐hour travel radius,
or the standard 300‐mile “just‐in­‐time-delivery” radius.
New York's Technology Triangle

New York’s “Technology Triangle”

Fulton County is located within New York’s “Technology Triangle” formed by GlobalFoundries to the east, SUNY Poly College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering to the south and Marcy Nanocenter at SUNY Polytechnic Institute to the west.

An international semiconductor foundry that manufactures integrated circuits for semiconductor companies, has invested over $14 billion into its Fab 8 facility in Malta, NY, and employs over 3,000 workers. The Nano Utica Initiative at SUNY POLY is a $1.5 billion economic development initiative to create the world’s largest shovel-­ready semiconductor site.