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Grow Your Business Here

We’ve earned a reputation for helping businesses of all sizes and types to grow here. We get started with fully understanding your business and your growth plans. Then, we provide personalized recommendations based on your unique needs.

Here To Help

  • Finding the right site
  • Workforce recruiting and training
  • Financing & incentives
  • Personal introductions to supportive, local business leaders
  • Connections to residential realtors for relocation assistance
  • Key points of contact for your rail, road, air and shipping transportation needs
  • Introducing you to utility providers for your site: telecom, water, electric, natural gas, refuse/recycling
  • Navigating local, regional or New York State permit requirements

Whether you’re a startup entrepreneur or CEO of a multimillion-dollar enterprise, St. Lawrence County has the business resources you need to thrive in a rural location that’s less expensive and more relaxing to live.

It's The Little Things

The IDA can help with the “little things” that become overwhelming if you are making the move to a new location. Things that aren’t as easily provided in big city settings. Things like, how to enroll your kids in school, where to find childcare, where to grab a commercial flight, where to bring your family to learn how to ski… closest place to you for the best buffalo chicken wings or farm to table locations.

We’ll connect you with the tools and resources you need to thrive: expedited permitting, workforce training, real estate searches, export assistance, job creation incentive programs, market research, and more.

Contact us today if your company is expanding or you're thinking about relocating.

I’ve found St. Lawrence County a great place to do business. The people who live here are so supportive. And, there are lots of resources available and people willing to help – starting with the people at the SLCIDA.

Bill Hosmer, Hosmer’s Marina

$300M project activity in the past 10 years

Featured Properties

You’ll be able to afford more for less in the St. Lawrence County real estate market.

Choose SLC for Your Business

Incentives shouldn’t be the main reason to locate just anywhere. When SLC is the right fit, incentives are available based on job creation & investment.

Ready to Expand your Business?

We offer a number of incentive programs, access to shipping channels, international markets, colleges, universities, workforce development, and more.


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