CEDC 2023 Annual Member Meeting

KEYNOTE: Intersection of Health Care, Workforce and Affordable Housing

Join local businesses and government & community leaders on Tuesday, April 25 from 7:30am – 9:30am, at Kozel’s restaurant, as CEDC reviews local economic development accomplishments.

Dr. Dorothy M. Urschel, President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Memorial Health, will join us as our Keynote Speaker focusing on the Intersection of health care, workforce and affordable housing.

Dorothy M. Urschel, DNP

President and CEO

Columbia Memorial Health

Affordable Housing Task Force Kickoff Meeting | January 25, 2023, at 4:00pm

Columbia County Virtual Housing Forum | Access Event Materials

CEDC County-Wide Broadband Study

Final Report - County Data - Maps

CEDC 2020 Annual Report

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2021 Annual Meeting

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On-Demand Webinars:

If you have been unable to attend SBDC’s recent webinars, they are currently available for on-demand viewing.  As additional program guidance becomes available, additional webinars will be scheduled.

On-Demand Webinars

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About Us

Mission Statement: Our mission is to strengthen the area’s tax base through economic development and job creation, to assist business to locate and expand within the County, and to promote Columbia County as a premier spot for both business investment and personal opportunity.

Business Financing

CEDC Loan Program: Our SBA Microloans are geared for small, medium and even large, for-profit businesses in Columbia and Greene Counties. All Microloans come with one-on-one technical assistance at no charge. Our CEDC Revolving Loan Fund is geared for start-ups and expanding businesses that create jobs in Columbia County. Interest rates and terms are competitive.

CEDC Meeting Schedule

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Meetings Now Being Held In Person

With the Governor having ended the State of Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic on June 24, 2021, CEDC has discontinued virtual meetings. All future meetings will be held in person at:

Columbia Economic Development Corporation

One Hudson City Centre, Suite 301
Hudson, N.Y. 12534
Phone: 518.828.4718

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Columbia County Broadband

CEDC has been designated by Columbia County as the County’s broadband coordinator and has helped secure millions of dollars to expand broadband access through Federal, State, and private sources. As of July, 2021, CEDC is commissioning a study to further analyze gaps in broadband accessibility to prepare for anticipated future funding opportunities.

Broadband Maps and Updates