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

  • Tannersville, NY Destination Business Makes it out on Top after COVID Shutdown

    TANNERSVILLE N.Y. – For over 40 years, Last Chance Antiques & Cheese Café has been a neighborhood staple for locals and tourists alike. Second generation owner, David Kashman, grew up helping his parents at the restaurant and eventually took over as an owner.

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  • Reopening In-store Retail in Greenville, NY

    In December of 2017, Laura & Jeremy Dresdner opened up Quirky Market to sell custom handmade goods. Originally, their business model was to sell crochet items, handmade jewelry, and paintings. When naming the business, Dresdner knew not to limit her creativity. 

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  • Re-Inventing a Specialty Pet Accessory Business in Athens, NY

    Four years ago, Catherine Whiteman’s love for her Brittany Spaniels inspired her to start a business out of her home in Athens, New York. Three Wags opened in 2016 creating quality and domestically made pet accessories that she felt confident in. Like many small business owners during COVID-19 however, Whiteman faced some new challenges.

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