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Why Long Island

Educated Workforce & Talent

Home to 42 of the top 100 public schools in NYS. 19 colleges annually enroll 150,000 students & 30,000 graduate students. Long Island ranks the top 10% of US counties with a bachelor's degree or higher

Flourishing Industries

Life Sciences, Pharma, Bio-Tech, Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture & Food Manufacturing, Aerospace, Information Technology, Off-Shore Wind

Proximity to New York City

124 LIRR stations connecting to New York City in as little as 30 minutes. All the perks NYC, the financial capital of the world, without the big city price tag

Incentive & Service Opportunities

Learn more about opportunity zones, real estate, sales, mortgage, economic and tax incentives

Premiere Quality of Life

Close knit towns and regional pride lend to a strong sense of community. Premier attractions include ocean beaches, Gatsby-era mansions, golf and wineries

Connective Transportation

Accessible by plane: Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP), JFK International and LGA. Arrive through the port using ferry service, ride sharing services are widely available

Resources for Site Selectors

Research for Expanding Business

Case Studies

Success Story: Brookhaven National Laboratory

C-Suite Testimonials

“We have found that there’s a highly qualified, educated workforce that lives very close to our facility” – Seymour Liebman, EVP, Canon USA

C-Suite Testimonials

“Being located here has made it easier for us to do business because there are suppliers locally for labs, boxes, testing labs, everything we don’t do internally.” – Mark Wolf, President, CPC (Contract Pharmacal Corp.)

C-Suite Testimonials

"In the longer term, it will solidify Long Island's position as a leader in scientific research and attract nuclear researchers from all over the world to the facility, a credit positive for local governments in the area including Stony Brook University" - Moody's Investors Service

C-Suite Testimonials

East/West Industries

C-Suite Testimonials

Labcrafters

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Where You BeLong

Virtual Reality: Wine County & Gold Coast Mansions

Virtual Reality: Beaches & Oceanfront Adventure

Premiere Quality of Life

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Travel Guide

Explore world-renowned beaches, historical lighthouses, culinary delights, premiere golf courses, Gatsby-era Gold Coast mansions, and award-winning vineyards on Long Island – New York City’s Beachfront Backyard. Download a copy of the Travel Guide for inspiration and more information to plan your perfect getaway.

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