Popular, Seattle-based Ghostfish Brewing Company (GBC) beverages will soon be produced locally when a new East Coast processing and distribution center opens within the existing vacant space at the Grape Discovery Center (GDC) in Westfield, New York. The County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) Board of Directors passed a resolution today authorizing AL Tech Revolving Loan Fund Loans for 3811 Holdings, LLC dba Ghostfish Brewing Company East. Financing will support working capital and equipment purchases for the new brewery location.
CCIDA ANNOUNCES NEW ROUND OF LOW-INTEREST CARES ACT LOANS
The County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) will once again continue to accept applications to provide low-interest loans to both businesses and non-profit organizations as a means to respond to economic injury resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. This new round of funding starts immediately.
MARKETING GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY
The County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA), Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce (CCCC), the Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College (SBDC), and Insyte Consulting have partnered to offer grant funding to small businesses of 50 employees or less to help them with their marketing efforts.
CCIDA/CREDC HAD A BANNER YEAR IN 2021
Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel said, “I am thrilled with the work being undertaken by the CCIDA and the extended economic development team, which includes the Partnership for Economic Growth and the County Planning Department. I commend Mark Geise and the CCIDA team for their laser focus on Chautauqua County’s upward trajectory despite the pandemic.
ONE STEP CLOSER FOR HIDEAWAY BAY RESORT
The new Hideaway Bay Resort high-end glamping and recreation resort is one step closer to development. Mark Geise, Deputy County Executive for Economic Development and Chief Executive Officer of the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA), announced the recent approval of incentives by the CCIDA Board of Directors at its July 27, 2021 meeting.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY PARTNERSHIP FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH AWARDED MULTI-YEAR GRANT FROM RALPH C. WILSON JR. WILSON FOUNDATION
The Chautauqua Region Economic Development Corporation (CREDC), the umbrella organization of the Chautauqua County Partnership for Economic Growth (CCPEG), today authorized the acceptance of a three-year, $1.05 million grant award from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation.
OUTDOOR ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT, AND AGRITOURISM DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
All businesses, including low-risk outdoor arts and entertainment, agritourism, farmers markets, and craft beverage producers must comply with industry-specific guidelines to reopen and to remain open during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. The State’s guidance, available at https://forward.ny.gov.
COVID-19 Resources for Businesses
This page includes resources for Chautauqua County businesses to utilize during the COVID-19 crisis.
CCIDA Postpones Business-to-Business Networking Event
In response to the public health directives to avoid large meetings and close contact with others, we have decided to postpone the Business-to-Business Networking Matchmaking event originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
CALIFORNIA BASED ARKTURA IS COMING TO CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY
Arktura, a California based designer and manufacturer of architectural systems, is expanding from the west coast to Chautauqua County.