Please take notice that there will be a regular meeting of the Columbia County Industrial Development Agency (IDA)
Columbia County officials are considering renewing its $460,000 contract with the Columbia Economic Development Corp. for 2019. Corporation President and CEO F. Michael Tucker asked the county to approve the 2019 contract with CEDC, which makes economic development investments in the county, at the county’s Economic Development Committee meeting Monday.
Columbia County, NY. Columbia County Board of Supervisors Chair Matt B. Murrell has appointed James Lapenn, as the Columbia Economic Development Corporation’s (CEDC) representative to the Columbia-Greene Workforce Development Board.
Homeowners in Columbia County save between $200 and $600 a month compared to renters, according to a recent study by the Business Journals using data from Zillow. The study compared median rent prices with monthly mortgage payments for zip-codes across the country using median home values and prevailing interest rates.
Airbnb reports that Columbia and Greene Counties are thriving ecosystems for Airbnb hosts. During the past year, Green County hosts generated more revenue than any county in the Capital region with $7.2 million from 48,100 guests and Columbia County was third in the region with $5.7 million from 33,200 guests.
A new year means new rules and regulations that could affect your business. These are four of the changes that take effect in New York state for 2019:
For the sixth consecutive month, Columbia County posted the lowest unemployment rate of any county in the state according to the NYS Department of Labor’s preliminary November 2018 Area Unemployment Rates Press Release. The County’s November unemployment rate of 2.6% is its lowest on record since December, 1999, and down from a 3.5% rate in November, 2017.
Please take notice that there will be a meeting of the Columbia Economic Development Corporation Audit and Finance Committee
State Economy Adds 5,200 Jobs, Reaches New Private Sector Employment High
New York State’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.9% in November 2018, reaching its lowest level on record (current records date back to 1976), according to preliminary figures released today by the New York State Department of Labor. In addition, the number of unemployed New Yorkers fell in November, from 387,500 to 379,400, its lowest level since August 1988.
Columbia County received a $1.4 million award Tuesday at the eighth annual Regional Economic Development Council awards ceremony, including Hudson, which won $263,736 to mitigate sewer overflows.