Big Flats Case Study

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BIG FLATS (WENY) - Within the next year nearly 800 new jobs could be coming to Airport Corporate Park in Big Flats, pending financial help from New York State. Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli says the home furnishings e-commerce customer service business, Wayfair, is looking to buy the former Corning Shared Services building on Daniel Zenker Drive for a future in-bound call center. The company says it would create 450 jobs over the next three years. Wayfair is looking for $3.7 million from the Start-Up New York Incentive for the $8 million project. Also, Corning Incorporated has announced its Corning Pharmaceuticals Technologies project at its Big Flats Innovation Support Center. The project has a potential investment of up to $50…show more content…
These expansion plans will result in the creation of 12 additional jobs. This project was designated as a Southern Tier priority project under the URI/CFA process. Beecher Emission Solutions Technologies operating under the project name BEST Consolidated Growth will acquire the former Schweizer facility in Big Flats to consolidate its Elmira operations with recent business acquistions from Pennsylvania and Nevada. The consolidation of these operations will result in the creation of 36 jobs and will allow this facility to be privately owned. This project was designated a Southern Tier Priority project under the URI/CFA process. Hanover Square Feasibility Study in the Village of Horseheads, has been approved by the Chemung County Industrial Development Agency to prepare an application for New York Main Street grant funding for a mixed use development project to include upper story residential housing. A local developer has been
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