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.
MARKETING GRANTS AWARDED TO 35 SMALL BUSINESSES IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY
Three local economic development organizations collaborated on a program to assist 35 Chautauqua County small businesses in their efforts to rebound in the wake of the pandemic. Each organization contributed their areas of expertise for one common objective.
TARP SKUNKS AND COUNTY OF CHAUTAUQUA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY ANNOUNCE COMMUNITY BUYOUT NIGHT ON JUNE 30th
The Jamestown Tarp Skunks announced today that the home game on Thursday, June 30th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. will be a Community Buyout Night presented by the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA). All tickets for that night’s game will be free to the public courtesy of CCIDA.
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.
PILOT APPROVED FOR MAJOR SOLAR PROJECT IN RIPLEY
RIPLEY, N.Y.: — On January 25, 2022, the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) approved incentives for ConnectGen Chautauqua County LLC’s South Ripley Solar Project, a 270 megawatt (MW) large-scale solar project located in South Ripley, wholly located within the town boundaries of Ripley. The Project will include a 20 MW battery energy storage component.
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.