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Aeon Nexus Corporation

Aeon Nexus

Aeon Nexus Corporation, headquartered in Washington DC, is a technology-based consulting firm providing procurement and spend management services. The company needed a branch location in the northeast U.S. capable of meeting rigorous telecom and IT requirements, to service its multi-national clients and capture new business in the Northeast.  Learn more here.


Global Foundries Headquarters
GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8

GLOBALFOUNDRIES is a $4.6 billion dollar leading-edge semiconductor manufacturing facility located at the Luther Forest Technology Campus in Saratoga County, NY. This project represents the largest industrial investment in New York State. Learn more here.



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Park South Urban Renewal Plan

Park South, a nine-block area between University Heights and Washington Park, is an Urban Renewal Area  designated by the City of Albany, NY.  The 16 New Scotland Avenue project required assembling properties to allow for a 50,000 square foot mixed-use building to be a catalytic project for other distressed neighborhoods. Learn more here.


Tec-Smart Building
Training and Education Center for Semi-Conductor Manufacturing and Alternative and Renewable Technologies (TEC-SMART)

In response to  increasing demand for a highly-skilled workforce for the growing semiconductor manufacturing and renewable energy industries, a state-of-the-art education facility, TEC-SMART, broke ground on March 11, 2009, at the Saratoga Technology + Energy Park in Malta, NY. Click here for more info.



Watervliet Innovation Center

Founded by the Center for Economic Growth (CEG), the Watervliet Innovation Center is a state-of-the-art technology and business accelerator focused on the rapid growth of emerging homeland and national security technology companies.  In support of this mission, the Center is within the Watervliet Arsenal campus with the US Armys Benét Labs and an Army Material Command (AMC) manufacturing center. Click here for more information. 


Central New York 


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Office of General Services Exposition Building 

The project was designed with a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to boost the local economy, HBP worked with the local unions and put over 900 tradesmen to work in the various construction disciplines, with approximately 840 from the local area. Click here to learn more. 



Lindsey Aggregates, Inc.

Lindsey Aggregates, Inc. expanded their aggregate mining operation located in the Town of Palermo. The company, headquartered in Scriba, added a state-of-the-art aggregate washing facility and associated units to efficiently crush and classify aggregate products. The Palermo site is one of a few approved by the NYS DOT for high-friction material. Click here for more information.


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The Clay Park

The Clay Business Parks shovel-ready assets-topography infrastructure and human capital are those necessary to attract investment for the region's targeted industries. Click here to learn more information. 




Revonate Manufacturing, Inc.

Revonate is a manufacturing entity established to undertake the re-manufacture of desktop computers, notebooks and other comparable products to sell primarily outside North America. Revonate negotiated an agreement with a large national vendor to re-manufacture monitors, projectors and notebooks for one of the three largest computer companies in the world. Click here to learn more.

Anaren Microwave, Inc.

Anaren Microwave, Inc. was founded in 1967 to provide military microwave components for US electronic warfare systems. The company has expanded its product offerings in the defense market as well as the commercial wireless communications market. The company operates three facilities, the largest in Dewitt with over 450 employees. Click here to learn more.

Finger Lakes


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Midtown Rising offices
Midtown Rising/Windstream Offices

Midtown Rising is positioning Rochester, New York for its future by boldly shaping the rebirth of the downtown core through major public and private investment, job creation, and infrastructure development. This $122 million redevelopment of the 9-acre former Midtown Plaza, located at the heart of the Center City, into a mixed-use focal point will attract a critical mass of residents and 24/7 amenities that contribute to a vibrant live-work environment. Click here to learn more.


Strong Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play is now the second largest children's museum in the country after construction of a 104,000 sq. feet addition. This project was accompanied by the renovation of 38,000 sq. feet of existing museum space. Click here to learn more.


Hartmanns Old World Sausage Expansion

In 2008, Hartmanns Old World Sausage, a high-quality specialty sausage maker whose products are sold locally at Wegmans Food Markets and through the company's website, was outgrowing its facility and searching for a larger space for production. Click here to learn more.



Zotos International Expansion

Based in Geneva, N.Y., Zotos International is a professional beauty products company that manufactures and markets a full range of hair-care, hair-texture and hair-color products. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Shiseido, one of Japan's largest cosmetics and beauty companies. Click here to learn more.



Eagle Mountain Center for Green Technology

Eagle Mountain has nearly 30 years of experience integrating alternative energy sources into houses and small commercial buildings. Its line of engineered green heating, cooling and hot water solutions offer environmentally sound, cost-efficient, affordable alternatives to conventional HVAC techniques. Click here to learn more.

Winstanley Logistics

To support an increased demand for distribution centers, developer Winstanley Enterprises acted on an opportunity to get a massive industrial site on the market quickly. Tackling the sites physical and environmental challenges, the design team secured permits for maximum build-out. Click here to learn more.

 





 Manhattanville College

The construction of a clinical learning laboratory  will allow student nurses to be      educated and trained prior to entering the workforce in state-of-the-art clinical  learning labs.  Click here to learn more.


Long Island



Belmont Park Arena

The Belmont Park Arena would increase commercial investment in the immediate study area, drawing direct investment through building construction, enhanced retail activity and destination shopping, increased event-based economic activity, and office and community space activities. Click here to learn more.

Amneal Pharmaceutical building
Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC

Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC is a U.S.-based manufacturer of generic drugs. It completed a $51 million expansion and equipping of its Yaphank factory. It has expanded an existing 121,000-square-foot manufacturing facility to 265,000 square feet.  Click here to learn more.

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Blackman Plumbing Supply Company

Blackman Plumbing Supply Company (Blackman) averages over $167m in annual sales of plumbing, heating and cooling supplies. In 2008, Blackman purchased a 204,689 sf building as its regional headquarters in an effort to consolidate their corporate offices, warehouse, and distribution needs. Click here to learn more.

Cox & Company building
Cox & Company

Cox & Company is a high-tech, high-skilled, employee-owned aerospace manufacturing company. They are an industry leader in the design, development, test and manufacture of high quality custom systems for the aerospace, industrial and transit industries. Their heating system was on the NASA Lunar Landing Module when man walked on the moon. The company had been located on Varick Street in Manhattan and was forced to re-evaluate its location due to a near expiring lease.  Click here to learn more.

Arizona Iced Tea building
Arizona Ice Tea Company

Arizona Ice Tea is a well-known beverage distribution company with annual sales of approximately $600 million. At the time the company approached the IDA for assistance, it had out-grown its national headquarters in Lake Success, Nassau County and was seriously considering moving to New Jersey to be near one of its large manufacturing plants. Nassau County did not want to lose the current 120 jobs so the IDA worked with the company to build its headquarters on three acres of vacant land in Woodbury, Nassau County. Click here to learn more

New York City


640 Columbia Street

640 Columbia is a three-story, 336,350 SF logistics facility in NYC, minutes from Downtown Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the largest concentration of ecommerce shoppers in the country. Located in Red Hook, Brooklyn, its location allows for the fastest last-mile fulfillment possible. Click here to read more.



Gantry Point/25-11 49th Avenue

Planning to demolish only a portion of the building, the Gantry Point redevelopment required a carefully coordinated demolition plan, extensive coordination with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP), and several off-site improvements. Providing both civil engineering and permitting services for the project, Bohler utilized an in-depth understanding of New York City building codes to identify cost-saving solutions to move the project forward. Click here to learn more.


7 World Trade Center building
7 World Trade Center New York City Office Building

Silverstein Properties sought to set standards in safety and green design for the rebuilt 7 World Trade Center. 7 World Trade Center takes advantage of many green technologies to become the first LEED Gold office tower in New York City. Silverstein Properties worked with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authoritys (NYSERDA) New Construction Program. Click here to learn more.

North Country


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Fujitsu Expands in Plattsburgh, NY

FFNA, a leading provider of IT-based business solutions, was investigating ways to improve logistics processes and quality management for retail clients in North America. As part of the Fujitsu Group, FFNA connects people and IT together through the development, manufacture and sale of front-end technology such as ATMs, operation branch terminals, point of sale (POS) and public display devices. Click here to learn more.


Rushton Place, LLC

Rushton Place LLC's purchase (from Grasse River Heritage Area Development) of the former Gray Lanes building in the Village of Canton provided an opportunity to renovate and rehabilitate the long-vacant, historic building. Click here to learn more

Great Lakes Cheese facility
Great Lakes Cheese of New York, Inc., Adams, NY

Great Lakes Cheese wanted to expand its existing facility located in Adams, NY. The building project involved two phases of construction resulting in a state-of-the-art cheese processing plant which will more than doubled the former plants production capacity.  Click here to learn more.


Morris Hatchery building
Morris Hatchery, Inc.

Morris Hatchery, Inc. a poultry/game egg hatching business located in Florida, Morris wanted to expand its business to take advantage of the Canadian market. Click here to learn more.


Noble Environmental Power building
Noble Environmental Power

Noble Environmental Power worked with the County of Clinton IDA and the Development Corporation to establish PILOT agreements for its three Wind Turbine projects. The company successfully broke ground in June 2007.  The projects created hundreds of construction and permanent jobs, compensated the host communities and the taxing jurisdictions well and brought renewable energy to North Country residents. Click here to learn more.


Southern Tier


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Charles Street Business Park buildings
Charles Street Business Park

Emerson Network Powers Surge Protection Global Headquarters anchors the Charles Street Business Park in Binghamton, New York. Charles Street is a 32 acre state-of the-art urban technology park on the city's west side. There are several 5-6 acre sites available. Click here to learn more

Finger Lakes Distilling building
Finger Lakes Distilling

Owner Brian McKenzie was looking to locate a new micro-distillery somewhere in the Finger Lakes. Mr. McKenzie was considering several counties in the Finger Lakes to locate his project. Click here to learn more.



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Concept Systems

Since its founding in 1993, Concept Systems has been committed to downtown Ithaca. When the need for growth presented itself, the company renewed this commitment by purchasing and rehabilitating an historic building on the Ithaca Commons, Downtown Ithaca's pedestrian mall. Click here to learn more.


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Ithaca College Gateway Center

College campuses around the country are taking strides toward sustainability in their efforts to be environmentally, socially, and fiscally sound. Committed to building a sustainable future, Ithaca College developed a comprehensive sustainability initiative, linking environmentally responsible practices to all campus endeavors. Click here to learn more.


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Plastisol Composites

Plastisol-Composites is the American subsidiary of Plastisol BV, the Dutch world= market leader in composite bodies for fire fighting and other resue vehicles. Plastisol-Composites was founded in 2006 in Groton, New York, and was exploring how to further the American market, building on more than 30 years of experience and knowledge by Plastisol BV. Click here to learn more.


Western New York


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Remington-Rand Complex brick building
Remington-Rand Complex

The Remington-Rand Complex is located on a 167,000 square-foot site along the shores of the Erie Canal in North Tonawanda, New York. The site, a former brownfield, was once home to a trolley building, automobile engine factory and typewriter factory. Click here to learn more.

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REM-tronics Inc.

In 2006, REM-tronics Inc. began discussions with the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) regarding construction of a new facility to update their image for the aerospace, space, medical, and military industries, while enhancing their manufacturing capacity of their electronic components and assemblies. Click here to learn more

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SKF Aeroengine North America /Heat Treat Building

In 2008, SKF Aeroengine, a division of the SKF Group in Sweden headquartered in Jamestown, NY, proposed a new world class, heat treat facility for its North American operations. SKF Aeroengine is a world leading manufacturer of complex bearing assemblies for commercial and military jet aircraft and helicopters. Click here to learn more.

Maplevale Farms warehouse
Maplevale Farms Inc.

Maplevale Farms, suppliers to the food service industry, had recently built a 30,000 square-foot addition to their warehouse in Clymer, NY. On December 15, 2010, a portion of the roof of the Maplevale Farms warehouse collapsed under seven feet of snow. They had to immediately find new facilities for their entire operation. Click here to learn more.


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Yahoo! Northeast Regional Datacenter

In the fall of 2008, internet giant Yahoo! began investigating sites for new Northeast regional datacenter. Yahoo!s internal site selection team was charged with identifying a site to meet a lengthy list of stringent criteria. Given the extremely high level of capital investment associated with such a large datacenter, priority was placed on finding the ideal site. Click here to learn more.