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Growing Business in Delaware County

Welcome to beautiful Delaware County, New York!

If you are looking to relocate, expand, or diversify your business, Delaware County Economic Development is your go-to source for the comprehensive information you’ll need to make your decisions. We can advise you on available loans and incentives, information about available grant programs, assist you with site location, and offer guidance about the community, the local labor force, business regulations, and other topics relevant to your business.

We offer:

Opportunities for small business development
State tax and funding incentives which ensure a competitive business location
Various low-interest loan programs to assist eligible companies with gap financing needs
Access to job creation/retention based grant funding
Workforce development programs to ensure that your labor force is ready and able.

With Delaware County Economic Development all our efforts are designed to strengthen your business and our area’s economic vitality.

Come and take a closer look! You’ll see why Delaware County is the place to grow your business.


Economic Re-Opening in New York State

Businesses are required to review and complete an on-line affirmation that they have read and will adhere to the detailed guidance document pertaining to their industry classification – before they open.

Businesses are required to download and complete the NYS Business Reopening Safety Plan Template - before they open.

New York State is requiring all businesses to create a plan for how they will protect employees and customers as they re-open. The completed plan must be kept on file at the business.

Essential businesses that have remained in operation will be required to also complete an affirmation.  That portal will be coming soon.

More Economic Re-Opening Information
IDA of Delaware County New York
Spotlight on the IDA

Industrial Development Agency of Delaware County

The Industrial Development Agency of Delaware County strives to meet the needs of new and existing businesses through expertise, financial assistance and continued support. The IDA offers a variety of programs and performance based incentives to encourage businesses to expand or locate within the county and create new jobs. Click through to learn how your business may be able to work with the IDA.

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Hollow Restaurant 2
New Business Spotlight

Hollow in Delhi, New York

We are thrilled to see another eatery open its doors in Delaware County. Please join us in welcoming Hollow to Delhi, New York. Hollow serves delicious and innovative small plates that perfectly accompany their carefully crafted cocktails. Hollow is open Thursday through Sundays. Click through to learn more about this new Delaware County eatery.

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Success in Sidney

Awestruck Cider

This video spotlights Awestruck Ciders, one of the many recent success stories in Sidney, New York. Learn how this business started and expanded as well as how we were able to help keep Awestruck in Delaware County. Through collaboration and financial assistance programs, the IDA and Delaware County Economic Development worked with Awestruck and the Sidney, New York to find the perfect space for this fast growing craft beverage business.