Hugh Johnson is forecasting that the worst of the economic crisis brought by the coronavirus pandemic is over — but he stresses the recovery will likely be U-shaped and not a fast turnaround.
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Columbia Economic Development and Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation Announce Additional Grant Recipients
Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) and Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF) on April 24 announced the award of 92 grants to local businesses through the Columbia County Business Continuity Fund.
Governor Cuomo announced today the New York Forward Loan Fund, a new economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses, nonprofits and small landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and NYS on PAUSE.
Columbia County Tourism and the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Columbia County Economic Development Corporation, are pleased to announce a county-wide Shop Local Initiative to drive more sales from patrons in the county to local businesses in our communities as part of Columbia Comeback.
Phase One Underway. Columbia County and the Capital Region is busy navigating the first days of the reopening of the economy under Phase One of New York State’s New York Forward Plan.
Hudson, NY – The Columbia County Comeback Committee was formed last week by Columbia County Board of Supervisors to assist Columbia County businesses as the county looks ahead to the re-start of business activities. The Committee has been tasked to serve as a resource for county businesses to navigate the…
Businesses are continuing to figure out what the new normal will look like as regions and industries across the state prepare to reopen as the spread of the coronavirus slows. Mike Poveda and A. Michael Bucci warn against planning too far into the future, or ignoring the new realities completely.
Downtown Digital Group, an advertising and marketing solutions company, and Johnson Newspaper Corp. are launching “A Hand Up Marketing Grant” program to give area businesses help in promoting — and reintroducing — their business to the community following weeks of closures or limited operations due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Columbia Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) today announced they have established a $300,000 Rapid Recovery Loan Program to support small businesses in Columbia County. The new Rapid Recovery Loan Program offers low-interest loans of up to $15,000 to qualified applicants.