Empire State Development http://wrvo.org en Old prisons could become homes for business startups http://wrvo.org/post/old-prisons-could-become-homes-business-startups <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Some abandoned prisons in the upstate area could become home to start-up companies under Gov. Andrew Cuomo&#39;s <a href="http://startup-ny.com/">Start-Up New York</a> initiative.</p><p>The initiative aims to provide major incentives for companies to relocate, develop, or significantly expand in New York by offering state and local tax-free zones on university and college campuses.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:49:38 +0000 Kate O'Connell 45645 at http://wrvo.org Old prisons could become homes for business startups State approves funding for upstate food and agriculture projects http://wrvo.org/post/state-approves-funding-upstate-food-and-agriculture-projects <p><a href="http://esd.ny.gov/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">Empire State Development approved funding</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for two upstate food and agriculture related measures in their meeting Friday.</span> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:48:00 +0000 Ashley Hirtzel 36951 at http://wrvo.org State approves funding for upstate food and agriculture projects Courtships of Remington Arms may not be too serious http://wrvo.org/post/courtships-remington-arms-may-not-be-too-serious <p>When New York state passed "the toughest gun control laws in the nation" on Jan. 15, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/01/20/169818344/dependent-on-arms-plant-n-y-town-braces-for-gun-laws-impact" target="_blank">concern arose in a small upstate New York town</a> built around a gun manufacturing company. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 06:43:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 32912 at http://wrvo.org Courtships of Remington Arms may not be too serious IT company will keep offices in Syracuse thanks to tax break http://wrvo.org/post/it-company-will-keep-offices-syracuse-thanks-tax-break <p>An IT company will keep its local offices in Syracuse and create more jobs thanks to a state tax break.<br /><br />The Empire State Development Corporation is giving ShoreGroup $3 million in tax credits over the next 5 years to expand its footprint and job force in Syracuse. Thu, 26 Jan 2012 21:36:51 +0000 Ryan Delaney 13485 at http://wrvo.org