An inventory of industrial sites and available buildings enables us to find homes for new businesses quickly.
We can help firms in permitting, zoning and coordinating activities with state and local agencies.
We help eligible businesses receive real property tax abatements, sales tax exemptions, job training, low interest financing, utility discounts and more.
We help firms access appropriate financing from the federal, state and local funding sources. We also help firms secure bank financing which is always the primary source of funds for any project.
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OOC serves as a liaison between firms and governmental agencies.
OOC maintains close contact with local business to assist with problems and to provide help with expansion plans.
OOC operates the Oswego County Industrial Park off NYS Route 481 in Schroeppel, the Airport Industrial Park in Volney and the Lake Ontario Industrial Park in the City of Oswego. Other sites are being studied for business parks.
OOC is authorized to finance projects using the Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loan program which can fund up to 40% of fixed asset financing for eligible businesses at below market rates.
OOC works cooperatively with SUNY Oswego and the cities of Oswego and Fulton on helping small businesses get started or expand. OOC also partners with the Small Business Development Center in providing business counseling.
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OOC can help new and expanding businesses obtain Minority & Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) State designation, as well as other necessary development support.
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OOC provides the staff function for the County's Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and helps to package all IDA economic development assistance utilizing IDA programs.
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OOC is charged with promoting and marketing the County of Oswego, domestically and abroad, for purposes of attracting new businesses and for enhancing the business climate image of the county.
Businesses and industry can receive special care at the Business Expansion Center in Oswego.