How About a Relocation Program for Downstate Businesses?

  |  October 4, 2013
photo by Gerry Dincher/Flickr/Creative Commons

photo by Gerry Dincher/Flickr/Creative Commons

Here’s a great comment from one of our readers, based on our post about unaffordability in the Hudson Valley.

“I’ve always dreamed the State might come up with an industrial relocation plan that would incentivize existing businesses to move upstate to depressed cities with lots of space (think Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Athens, Schenectady, Utica, Rome…) where jobs are needed (like Brooklyn Brewery has done) and free up space in the city for more housing development.”

So, yeah. Right on. Exactly. State? Are you listening?

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