Building Fulton County’s Economy One Business at a Time.
Fulton County has a lot to offer businesses looking for a great New York location.
Fulton County, NY
CEO of J.M. Mullis Inc. of Memphis, Tenn.
Nearby major roadways offer ready access to Montreal, New York, Boston, and points west. Also nearby are deep-water port access and a highly functional international airport. Rail-spur options are under review.
Fresh water and wastewater treatment options are plentiful.
The state process is very good, and local officials work collaboratively to make permitting as easy as possible.
State and local economic development entities understand the importance of incentives to offset local tax burdens to businesses.
Quality of life.
The location offers affordable housing, rural beauty, and nearby access to cultural centers like Saratoga, the Berkshires, and the Capital Region, as well as to the vast outdoor recreational resources of the Adirondack Mountains and Mohawk Valley.
Proximity to research technology centers
like Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, CUNY, SUNY, and the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.
There is ample workforce to call on in the region, and 21st century workforce readiness efforts by The CEO Roundtable and Fulton Montgomery Community College have brought advanced manufacturing and other critical training resources to the region.
including three in Fulton County and one in Montgomery County.
“A lot of people that we talk to in other areas tend to glisten over the challenges, but these were noted and there was a plan to mitigate many of those challenges,” Garner said. “That shows true leadership, and I commend you all for that.”
“Our visit here opened my eyes quite a bit. I go to a lot of much bigger areas where you couldn’t get a group this size together. People just don’t care about their community. Here, you actually have a community.”