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

  • Distance Destination Demand + Legacy Property Modernization = Wylder Windham

    As the hospitality industry continues to rebound from the pandemic downturn, more and more rural properties like the former Thompson House in Windham are getting serious consideration and investment from visionaries like John Flanagan – CEO and founder of Wylder Hotels. His company creates destinations for adventurers to escape the crowds, experience the outdoors, and enjoy all the modern amenities they demand.

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  • Catskill Collectibles - Online and Now Open on Main Street, in Catskill, NY

    Tom Illari, like many residents of Greene County, does not originally hail from the area. Though he grew up and worked downstate, he’s always loved the County’s unique charms. As an avid collector and researcher of all things Catskill/Greene County, he’s devoted himself to sharing that love of our communities’ rich history with visitors and residents alike. At the recently opened brick-and-mortar storefront for Catskill Collectibles, located at 386 Main Street in Catskill, he’s assembled an expansive collection of fascinating historical memorabilia that’s sure to tickle any guest’s fancy.

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  • 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 she 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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