Otsego Now offers a comprehensive partnership to resident and incoming businesses by developing “shovel ready” sites, helping
private-sector projects to get off the ground, and cultivating a skilled
and dedicated workforce.
Business Friendly – Valued Partner – Special Place
We are committed to increasing the prosperity of Otsego County
and the Mohawk Valley region by bringing valued private investment,
job creation and an influx of new citizens to this special place, with its business-friendly environment and extraordinary quality of life.
Honoring Yesterday, Welcoming Tomorrow
Otsego County combines the best of its past, its present and its future. A prime example is our long-standing farming traditions. Otsego County agribusinesses span the gamut from hops to biofuel to old-fashioned farmer's markets.
"Somebody ought to raise Otsego County's profile
to bring more high-quality jobs our way!"
From the City of Oneonta web site: ‘Oneonta, the “City of the Hills”, was devastated by economic retrenchment in the latter half of the 20th century. Faced with job losses, disinvestment, and high poverty rates, the community has overcome its … Read MoreRead More »
Otsego Now has initiated a community-wide comprehensive planning process in partnership with the Village of Richfield Springs and the Town of Richfield. The plan will lay the foundation for the future of the municipality with a community vision, updated zoning … Read MoreRead More »
Hartwick College was recently named Partner of the Year by Otsego Now, the hub for economic progress of Otsego County. The organization cited the College’s increasing role as an advocate and partner in driving economic growth in Oneonta and the … Read MoreRead More »
ONEONTA – Governor Cuomo couldn’t make it, called away from a City of the Hills appearance by a collapsing crane on the Tappan Zee Bridge project. But he sent the check. $10 million. Howard Zemsky, Empire Development Corp. president, announced … Read MoreRead More »