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SCVA IS GEARING UP FOR THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF WOODSTOCK

Mar 21 2019

The Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association (SCVA) is receiving a significant amount of global visitor interest for the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock and those eager to learn about the County. Curious travelers inquire about Bethel Woods’ concer...read more

A BAKERY OPENING IN JEFFERSONVILLE

Mar 21 2019

Take a moment to sit back in your chair, close your eyes, and imagine the smell of a freshly baked pie, a beautifully frosted cake, a savory muffin, a sugary donut, or even that doughy sweet smell of bread and bagels. Now open your eyes and imagin...read more

THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S KEY ROLE IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Mar 20 2019

I have often been asked the question: “does a chamber of commerce have a role in economic development?” and the answer is a resounding yes! The role of economic development & community marketing fall under the auspices of separate organiza...read more

SULLIVAN COUNTY’S 2019 OFF TO GREAT START

Mar 20 2019

Preliminary data released by the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) last week, revealed that Sullivan County’s 2019 is off to a good start. The county’s year-over-year private sector job growth topped the state for the 12th straight mont...read more

REAL ESTATE UPDATE

Mar 20 2019

There is good news spreading across Sullivan County, the daffodils in our gardens are just waiting to pop up. Yes, it is true spring is right around the corner and with it, many home sellers and buyers are thinking about the real estate market. An...read more

JEFF BANK PROMOTES STRAUCH AND OLSEN

Mar 20 2019

Jeff Bank announced that at its Organizational Meeting held on Tuesday, February 26, the Board of Directors promoted Heinrich Strauch to the role of Vice President and Patricia Olsen to the role of Assistant Vice President. Mr. Strauch has been wi...read more

SPRING 2019 IDA UPDATE

Mar 20 2019

The County of Sullivan Industrial Development Agency (IDA) currently works with over 50 local companies, assisting them through the provision of performance-based incentives. In exchange for these incentives, companies commit to develop and expand...read more

SUNY SULLIVAN READY TO OFFER A LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE

Mar 19 2019

As actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks wrote in his New York Times op-ed piece a few years ago entitled I Owe It All to Community College: “I drove past the campus (Chabot Community College) a few years ago with one of my kids and summed up my two years ...read more

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: IS 2019 THE YEAR?

Mar 19 2019

To the People: With the ever-increasing numbers of new large-scale businesses coming on line, and the support projects that typically follow, could 2019 be the year when Sullivan County’s economy truly takes off? The indicators seem to paint ...read more

ELDRED PRESERVE SHOWING PROGRESS…DESPITE CHALLENGING WINTER WEATHER

Mar 18 2019

For those who are frequent travelers of Route 55, south of White Lake, the large construction project which is being undertaken at The Eldred Preserve is hardly a secret. Large concrete walls have already been poured and workmen are busy putting the ...read more

U-HAUL TRUCK RENTALS PULL INTO PROJAN CUSTOM FLOORING

Mar 17 2019

U-Haul Company of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that Projan Custom Flooring has signed on as a UHaul neighborhood dealer to serve the Tyler Hill community. Projan Custom Flooring at 705 Cochecton Turnpike will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, ...read more

FisherMears Associates Strategic Marketing Now a Certified NYS Women Business Enterprise

Feb 19 2019

FisherMears Associates, an advertising and marketing communications company based in the Catskills-Hudson Valley region has received certification as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) by Empire State Development’s Division of Minority and Women’...read more

WHERE LUXURY MEETS NATURE: GROUNDBREAKING HELD FOR NEW DESTINATION HOTEL IN BETHEL

Dec 21 2018

Dream Hotel Group has 18 hotels around the world and now they are opening one right here in Sullivan County. The Chatwal Lodge, a five-star luxury resort, will be located within Chapin Estate, an elite housing development off Route 55 in Bethel. N...read more

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: MUCH ACCOMPLISHED…MORE TO DO

Dec 20 2018

To the People: As we enter the final days of 2018 it is now clear that our long-term economic future is looking very bright. Our unemployment is 3.4% given the latest available data, or 1.2% lower than this time last year. Sales tax revenues ar...read more

INDICATORS ACCENTUATE SULLIVAN COUNTY ECONOMY POISED FOR GROWTH IN 2019: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BEGINNING TO TAKE EFFECT AS MANY TOWNS, COUNTY SEE LOWER TAXES

Dec 19 2018

Whether its sports, statistics, political polling, business analytics or simple debates at the local diner, the numbers tell the story. Well, the numbers in Sullivan County are beginning to speak volumes. With unemployment at historic lows, 3.4% vs. ...read more