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Operate your business 100% tax-free for 10 years!

启动纽约 provides major incentives for businesses to relocate, start up, or significantly exp和 in New York State through affiliations with public 和 private universities, colleges, 和 community colleges. Eligible businesses have the opportunity to operate state, 和 local tax-free 和 new employees may pay no state or local personal income taxes for up to ten years when they locate in designated areas 和 align with a school's core academic mission.

Come to Schenectady!

We have designated 53,437 square feet of space in downtown Schenectady. 地址 with designated space include:

  • 201 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
  • 251 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
  • 433 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
  • 13 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
  • 200 Harborside Drive, Schenectady, NY 12305

Partner with SUNY Schenectady!

Our 启动纽约 plan is focused on attracting eligible companies in the broad fields of:

  • nanoscale materials
  • semiconductor
  • alternative energy
  • supply chain/distribution or warehousing
  • aviation science/air traffic control
  • computer science/information systems
  • computer networking 和 cybersecurity
  • fire protection technology/science
  • casino 和 gaming technology/surveillance, 和
  • management, marketing, 和 sales.

In all areas, particularly management, marketing 和 sales, prohibited business types as defined in the 启动纽约 regulations will be excluded from participation in the 程序.

You qualify for 启动纽约 if your business

  • is a new company in New York State;
  • is a company from out of state that is relocating to New York State;
  • already has employees in New York State 和 is exp和ing in the state;
  • will create new jobs in the first year;
  • will bring positive economic benefits to the community,
  • is aligned with the academic mission of SUNY Schenectady County Community College.

Read the official 启动纽约 guidelines on eligibility.

Learn about the tax breaks.


View our full campus plan for additional details.

Access the full campus 启动纽约 plan.


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"We are very grateful for being a part of 启动纽约. SCCC has provided students with great skills 和 the right attitude!"