Economic Development


An abundance of natural resources, interstate highway access, exceptional higher education resources, and geographic proximity to a large regional market make Allegany County a great place to do business.

Featured Properties

Business Incubator

IncubatorWorks Alfred is a flexible space, offering opportunities for networking, mentoring, and tax incentives.  The 30,000 square foot, two-story, multi-tenant technology facility is subdivided into individual suites for office and laboratory space suitable for R&D or light manufacturing.

Located within one mile of Alfred University, this facility is the ideal location for a partnered or assisted venture with the Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology (CACT) and member affiliates.

Industrial Parks

Sugar Hill Industrial Park in Alfred is owned by a not-for-profit agency that is engaged in developing a ceramic and glass business park. Home of the NYS College of Ceramics, Glass and Materials Science programs at Alfred University, and Alfred State College, this is a great location to recruit skilled workers and create a successful, hi-tech business. There are currently two buildings on this 81 acre site, with one available for purchase.

The Wellsville Airport Industrial Park has over 100 acres ready for development with existing infrastructure and build to suit options. There is currently a 15,000 sq ft building utilized for plane maintenance that is sub-dividable.  The newly built Lufkin/RMT building is also located here.