economic expansion http://wrvo.org en Destiny USA asking Onondaga County for tax breaks for proposed hotel http://wrvo.org/post/destiny-usa-asking-onondaga-county-tax-breaks-proposed-hotel <p></p><p>The information gathering phase of a proposed 252-room hotel project next to the Destiny USA mall in Syracuse has started.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 13:20:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 51153 at http://wrvo.org Destiny USA asking Onondaga County for tax breaks for proposed hotel Burrows Paper Corporation prepares to expand operations in Little Falls http://wrvo.org/post/burrows-paper-corporation-prepares-expand-operations-little-falls <p></p><p>Burrows Paper Corp., a nearly 100 year-old company in the city of Little Falls, is making changes at one of its paper mills to create more jobs and increase revenue.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:03:13 +0000 Gino Geruntino 50508 at http://wrvo.org Watertown Stream call center's parent company selling to rival http://wrvo.org/post/watertown-stream-call-centers-parent-company-selling-rival <p></p><p>The Stream Global Services call center in Watertown will change hands when its parent company is bought by a rival, <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/06/us-stream-convergys-deal-idUSBREA0512B20140106">according to Reuters</a>. It’s not clear what effect that might have on the 700 employees who work there.</p><p>Don Alexander heads the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency. He says Stream’s significance to the area’s economy can’t be overstated and the company has been a good employer.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:08:40 +0000 Joanna Richards 49734 at http://wrvo.org Bill Owens reaches out to Canadian companies http://wrvo.org/post/bill-owens-reaches-out-canadian-companies <p>Representative Bill Owens is working to increase economic ties between the North Country and Canadian businesses.</p><p>The Democrat held a series of meetings in Canada this week in an effort to entice more Canadian companies to look to Northern New York for expansion.</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 19:36:20 +0000 Ryan Delaney 19901 at http://wrvo.org