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Archive News - Year 2020

It’s Time to Fix What’s Broken and Focus on Our Future Prosperity

During these challenging times as we creatively find new ways to conduct business in isolation, we must prepare for the next chapter post-isolation. Most of us are drafting plans and formulating a ...

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Can Technology Change the Way We Do Site Selection?

By Jeannette Goldsmith

Vice President, Strategic Development Group


Like many Americans, I have been working from a home office for the last four weeks. As a professio ...

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The Changing Value of Economic Development and Technology’s Role in Site Selection

To make intelligent decisions going forward, economic development officials, business leaders and lawmakers need to be informed of the latest trends and data.

With that in mind along with the ...

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Pre-Coronavirus: Soft Office Market Conditions Will Persist in 2020

One of the most widely-read reports by Orange County real estate professionals is the annual analyses of the industrial and commercial office markets by veteran commercial real estate broker Elisab ...

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Bipartisan Harvard Study Offers Roadmap to Reopening US Economy

With the Trump Administration releasing criteria for state governments to reopen their economies, along with many governors, including New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, unveiling preliminary plans to res ...

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17-Forward-86 Update: Rebuilding the Hudson Valley Region, its Workforce and its Future

During these uncertain times, the people of New York State have benefitted from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s steady leadership and that of the region’s federal, state and local officials while, once again, ...

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Gov. Cuomo to Reopen Economy after May 15; OCC’s Young Named to Board to Help Restart Economy

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has established a 100-member NY Forward Reopening Advisory Board that will provide input on how, where and when the state will begin lifting COVID-19 business restriction ...

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Orange County Industrial Market Ended 2019 on Strong Note

By Elisabeth Mansfield 

One of the most widely-read reports by Orange County real estate professionals is the annual analyses of the industrial and commercial office markets by ve ...

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Governor Announces Northeast States to Work Together to Study How to Restart the Economy

By John Jordan


On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered a glimmer of hope to the business community and non-essential workers that have been sidelined since the March 22 mandatory isol ...

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