ABOUT SARATOGA COUNTY
Located in the middle of the world's richest marketplace at the "Crossroads of Northeast North America" in northeastern New York’s Capital Region, Saratoga
County is just 175 miles from Boston, New York City and Montreal. Servicing 50-percent of the combined U.S.-Canadian population, this strategic location is served by an enhanced ground transportation system, making Saratoga County uniquely suited for the economics of "just-in-time delivery," so much so that five regional distribution centers call Saratoga County home.
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Convenient to a superior multi-modal network of highway, rail, air, and inland port facilities allows Saratoga County easy access to European markets.
The area has a surprising number of workers who are highly educated, skilled, productive and "business friendly." This positive atmosphere allows business to grow and prosper. Numerous economic development financing and tax abatement options are available to meet requirements for land, buildings and working capital. Saratoga County is a friendly locale with a responsive county government that promotes the regions economy.
From primary education to the university level, the Capital Region of New York State boasts some of the finest educational institutions in the United States. A wide array of private and public institutions meets all the educational needs of the area. In addition, there are a variety of skills training programs that can be custom-tailored to meet a company's specific needs. Delivered through a statewide network of local providers such as community colleges and vocational-technical schools, New York State programs are both flexible and convenient.
Saratoga County is a thriving business community with fine dining and world-class entertainment. Whether it is hiking or camping, downhill skiing or boating, Saratoga County is only minutes away from the best recreational facilities in the Northeast. Saratoga County possesses the majestic Adirondack Mountains and charming Saratoga Springs while being only a short distance from Lake George and the Green Mountains of Vermont.
Become part of the Saratoga County Business community and join this impressive list of some of the major companies who are doing business in Saratoga County: Quad/Graphics; State Farm Insurance; Momentive Materials; Target; Cascades Paper Company; SCA Tissue, Stewart's Ice Cream; Ace Hardware; Sysco Food Services; and the Ball Corporation. GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a partnership between AMD and ATIC, broke ground on a $4.2 billion chip fab at the Luther Forest Technology Campus in the Town of Malta, Saratoga County, NY. Once fully operational in 2012, GLOBALFOUNDRIES will employ over 1450.
When looking for a place to site your business, consider Saratoga County, New York.