Starting a Business in Greene County, NY

The Invest in Greene team has the resources and contacts you need to start and grow your dream business. From retail, to specialty manufacturing, to producers and makers of all kinds, our unique communities provide lifestyle options and market opportunities that combine personal fulfillment with professional success. Working together, we’ll help you navigate the process from business plan to ribbon cutting, and be there for you every step of the way.

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The Invest in Greene team has the resources and contacts you need to start and grow your dream business. From retail, to specialty manufacturing, to producers and makers of all kinds, our unique communities provide lifestyle options and market opportunities that combine personal fulfillment with professional success. Working together, we’ll help you navigate the process from business plan to ribbon cutting, and be there for you every step of the way.

Start a Business in Greene County

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The Market and Workforce

With an optimal mix of resident and visiting customers, our local marketspace offers a wide variety of opportunities. Our central location provides access to major markets, and continuing workforce development programs help match workers’ skills with employer needs.

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Business Success Stories

  • Conversation, Coffee, & Culinary Creations on Display at Shipwrecked in Coxsackie, NY

    Katlyn Irwin has always had an appreciation for all the unique towns, hamlets, and communities located throughout Greene County. In her opinion, the sights, sounds, and sensations they offer couldn’t be beat by anyplace in the world. That’s why she answered that longing call to home after wandering New York State. Now, she operates a cozy little café known as Shipwrecked, where her and her husband Nathan are serving up coffee, carefully crafted baked goods, and countertop banter to everyone at their location at 8 Reed Street, in Coxsackie, NY.

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  • Creativity, Design and Post-Production Thriving at Cairo Film Center / Tobin Productions & Lampworks

    Long-time stalwarts of the NYC Design & Production community, Bébé Regnier and her husband Dwight Tobin relocated their business headquarters to the town they’ve been getting away to for the past 30 years. She is an internationally recognized designer of lighting solutions for commercial and private applications. He is an Emmy Award-winning director/producer of commercials, PSAs and educational pieces. Together, they share space in their building at 527 Main Street in Cairo, NY – lighting showroom in front, audio & video post-production in the rear.

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  • Camp Catskill is Encouraging Outdoor Adventures and Serious Sustainability in Tannersville, NY

    Ryan Penny has always loved the outdoors and everything about it. Like many Greene County residents, he knows that there’s tons of natural splendor to enjoy throughout the region – whether it’s through hiking, camping, or just exploring. He’s making it his mission to take that passion for nature and adventure and spread it to everyone. At Camp Catskill in Tannersville, that passion is evident in everything from the products on display at the newly-opened storefront, to the genuine enthusiasm of its owner.

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