OCIDA http://wrvo.org en Mahoney says Destiny hotel may benefit from new duty-free rules http://wrvo.org/post/mahoney-says-destiny-hotel-may-benefit-new-duty-free-rules <p></p><p align="left" dir="ltr"><span lang="EN">The Onondaga County Industrial Development Agency (OCIDA) is getting to work on the latest request from the developer of Destiny USA for a tax break to build a 252-room hotel across the street from the mall.</span></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:50:13 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52253 at http://wrvo.org Mahoney says Destiny hotel may benefit from new duty-free rules Welch Allyn gets tax break for energy upgrades http://wrvo.org/post/welch-allyn-gets-tax-break-energy-upgrades <p>After three years of waiting, the first-ever &quot;energy efficient&quot; tax break has finally been awarded by the&nbsp;Onondaga County Industrial Development Agency (OCIDA).</p><p>And the winner is ... Welch Allyn, a global supplier of medical equipment to hospitals and doctor&#39;s offices.</p><p><a href="http://innovationtrail.org/post/welch-allyns-julie-shimer-chair-empire-state-development" target="_blank">Welch Allyn</a> sunk $5 million into putting a LEED Gold certified addition on its research and development building at its Skaneateles headquarters. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 13:42:27 +0000 Ryan Delaney 15611 at http://wrvo.org Welch Allyn gets tax break for energy upgrades Auditor "comforted" by OCIDA fiscal health http://wrvo.org/post/auditor-comforted-ocida-fiscal-health <p>An independent auditor who looked over the books of Onondaga&rsquo;s County Industrial Development Agency (OCIDA) presented his findings to the OCIDA board Tuesday.</p><p>OCIDA board members liked what they heard.&nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;I was very pleased,&rdquo; says OCIDA Executive Director Mary Beth Primo. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s reassuring to know my board and the auditors realize the staff is doing a very good job.&rdquo;</p><p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 20:59:12 +0000 Ryan Delaney 15511 at http://wrvo.org