Progress

New study shows economic impact of SUNY Upstate has grown 50% over last decade. It directly employs 10,959 people Submitted by SUNY Upstate Medical University SUNY Upstate Medical University contributed …
Many transformative projects taking place in 2020 look to bolster economic development in Oswego County; highlights of 2019 include city of Fulton receiving $10 million in state Downtown Revitalization Initiative …
Newly minted City of Fulton Mayor Deana Michaels ready to capitalize on Downtown Revitalization Initiative, unleash spirit of renewal By Lou Sorendo Newly elected City of Fulton Mayor Deana Michaels …

Oswego Still Riding High

Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects coming to fruition; new spirit of prosperity returning to Port City By Lou Sorendo The city of Oswego is still riding high on the momentum created …

8 Economic Sectors

Analysis of some of the key sectors of the local economy By Lou Sorendo 1 Agriculture As 2020 unfolds, the Oswego County agricultural community is awaiting proposed changes to a bill …

CNY in Lag Mode

Region can’t keep pace with upward downstate, national economic trends By Lou Sorendo Stop the bleeding. New York lost more people than any other state in the nation for the …

Q & A with Rob Simpson

CenterState CEO president says region must focus on eradicating poverty, closing the skills gap By Lou Sorendo Q.: You noted last year the “robust growth that drove investments in 2018 …

Outlook for 2020

‘The sentiment is better than it once was. There’s an effort by our political leaders to get stuff done. But at the same time, we’re losing jobs in retail. Retail …
Despite challenges, CenterState CEO leader Robert Simpson upbeat as economic opportunities arise in Central New York By Lou Sorendo The city of Syracuse is one of the 10 poorest places …

Top Projects

Activity robust in Oswego County as promising projects take shape By Lou Sorendo Oswego County enters 2019 buoyed by a number of significant projects that bode well for the area …