Genesee County EDC

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center is your one-stop shop for businesses looking to locate or grow in upstate New York. Genesee County has the workforce talent, shovel-ready sites, financial assistance and market access to help your company grow.
With 2.3 million population in less than an hour drive, we have the workforce you need to succeed. We also have programs, 1,800 acres of shovel-ready sites, incentives and loans available to assist you in your growth, as over 450 companies have experienced since 2003. For your products, you can reach 128 million customers in one day’s drive of Genesee County.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance (Specialty)
  • Lease Review (Specialty)
  • Revitalization (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)
  • Tax Credits (Specialty)
  • Watershed Planning (Specialty)
  • Economic Forecast (Specialty)
  • Economic Development (Specialty)

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business (Specialty)
  • Valuation
  • Cooperatives (Co-ops)

Business Planning

  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment
  • Trade Show Financial Assistance
  • Loans
  • Government Funding
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits
  • Technology Grants
  • Bonding
  • Grant Funding
  • Matching Funds
  • Venture Capital
  • Microloans

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship (Specialty)
  • Recruiting (Specialty)
  • Workforce Training (Specialty)
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Industry (Specialty)
  • Employee Development (Specialty)
  • Retention (Specialty)
  • Workforce Incentives (Specialty)

Import and Export Assistance

  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Certification and Licensing
  • Locating Foreign Distributors (Specialty)
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship and Co-op Programs (Specialty)
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education (Specialty)
  • Student Training

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Commercialization (Specialty)
  • High Tech Development (Specialty)
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Life Sciences Development (Specialty)
  • Manufacturing Development (Specialty)
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
  • Wet Lab Incubator (Specialty)

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Award Recognition
  • Call Center Services
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Research (Specialty)
  • Student Marketing Projects


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based (Specialty)
  • Geographically Based (Specialty)
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific (Specialty)
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General


  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities (Specialty)
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space (Specialty)
  • Coworking (Specialty)
  • Makerspace / Hackerspace (Specialty)
  • Wet Lab (Specialty)
  • Office Space (Specialty)
  • Retail Space (Specialty)
  • Lease Review Assistance
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)
  • Lab Space (Specialty)

Operations and Logistics

  • Freight and Distribution
  • Locating Freight Forwarders/Customs Brokers (Specialty)
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Bonding (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Site Location (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Technical Assistance

  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator (Specialty)
  • Incubator (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Pitch Events (Specialty)
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Startup Drinks (Specialty)
Contact Information
Chris Suozzi
99 MedTech Dr
Batavia, NY 14020