CEDA and Auburn SCORE: Partners in Cayuga County’s Economic Development

As the Business Development Specialist at CEDA, I specialize in business retention and expansion for small business in Cayuga County and help entrepreneurs start businesses. My work with small businesses can include business planning, assistance with identifying a suitable location and connecting them to resources, information and people who can help them move past the … Continued

May 2019: Economic Development News from Cayuga County

Did you know that you can get local and regional economic development news from the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) delivered to your inbox?   Subscribe via the orange “Subscribe” button at the bottom of the page, and we will keep you up-to-date on what’s happening at our organization and in the business community. Missed our … Continued

Workforce development panel and roundtable discussion coming to CCC

For several years following the 2008 Recession, there was an overabundance of employees looking for jobs, which gave employers the upper hand in the hiring process.  Therefore, workforce development resources focused on services for job seekers.  With the economy improving, the unemployment rate is lower than it has been since 1969.  In April 2019, the … Continued

What is an IDA and how does it facilitate business growth?

Cayuga County has two Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs), the Cayuga County Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) that operates throughout the County and the Auburn Industrial Development Authority (AIDA) that operates within the City of Auburn.  An IDA is a public entity authorized by the State of New York to provide certain types of incentives and benefits … Continued

Available sites in Cayuga County

With Cayuga County’s growing economic vitality and lower cost of doing business compared to our more populous neighbors, our rural community offers an attractive package to businesses seeking to locate here. Visit our “Featured Sites” page to learn about some of the commercial real estate available in our area.  This page features several sites including … Continued

Tips for applying for a small business loan

Whether you are an entrepreneur looking to start your own business or a business owner looking for additional capital, you may be considering applying for a business loan to finance your endeavor. As the Technical Specialist for the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA), I underwrite business loan applications for the City & County Small Business … Continued

March 2019: Economic Development News from Cayuga County

Did you know that you can get local economic development news from the Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) delivered to your inbox?   Subscribe via the orange “Subscribe” button at the bottom of the page, and we will keep you up-to-date on what’s happening at our organization and in the Cayuga County business community. Missed our … Continued

Solar Developments

NYSERDA Presentation: Solar Energy Projects and RPTL 487 Mr. Houtan Moaveni from NYSERDA will present on NY’s renewable energy goals and incentives, as well as municipalities’ responsibilities under Real Property Tax Law Sec 487, which could allow solar developments to be exempted from related property taxes for 15 years. This event is scheduled for Monday, … Continued

New economic development info sessions happening at CEDA

The Cayuga Economic Development Agency is a private, nonprofit corporation that provides free and confidential services to any entrepreneur or business within Cayuga County.  Over our 10-year history, our services have grown and evolved.  CEDA continues to work one-on-one with clients, but we have also been increasing the number of events we host. This helps … Continued

Empire State Development funding forum coming to 2 State Street

Daniel Kolinski, Deputy Director of the CNY Region of Empire State Development, will be giving a presentation to help businesses prepare for the 2019 round of State funding. The CNY REDC is asking potential applicants to submit a Letter of Interest by April 30, which will allow local and regional economic development staff to better … Continued