Do Business Here

No better place

Business is Happening

Right Here, Right Now

IAED’s primary focus is the traded sector: companies based here but that do business across a broader region. Whether you’re creating and supplying food and beverages, space-age tech, or specialized intellectual property, we’re here to help. IAED is a one-stop shop with a wide variety of services to meet the needs of business and entrepreneurs. We connect you to the resources you need to succeed, and you help us ensure better wages and benefits and more opportunity for our skill local workforce. It’s win-win, and it’s all happening right here, right now.


We Can Help You Get Going and Grow Here

IAED provides a range of direct incentives to meet your business needs at every stage.

Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (TCIDA)

IAED administers the TCIDA, which delivers tax incentives to support job creation, business and industrial development, and community revitalization.

IAED Revolving Loan Fund Program

IAED helps businesses locate, start, and grow here. Our revolving loan fund lowers financing costs for real estate acquisition, construction or facilities expansion, leasehold improvements, equipment or working capital.

Tompkins County Development Corporation (TCDC)

IAED administers the TCDC, which serves as a conduit to the tax-exempt bond market and low cost financing, especially important for our many non-profit organizations.

Our Support is More Than Financial

Resources for Businesses

Starting and growing a successful business isn’t easy. Together, we can navigate all the local, regional, state, and federal resources that make it more effortless.

Your New Home Awaits

Sites and Buildings

The best way to select real estate is with an agent. A licensed agent can help you find the right place for you and your business. Here are some business parks and multi-tenant buildings to get you started. IAED can help you navigate the terrain and identify the right resources. Let us know how we can assist.

South Hill Business Campus

Cornell Business & Technology Park

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works

Chain Works District

Langmuir Lab

Current Listings

The following properties are available for sale and would be ideal for industrial use.

20 Bomax Drive, Ithaca, NY

17 Hallwoods Road, Dryden, NY

107 Corona Ave., Groton, NY

245 Cherry Street, Ithaca, NY

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