Conveniently located just 30 miles northwest of New York City along the Hudson River, Rockland County is perfectly positioned to welcome new business opportunities with low costs, targeted incentives, and the space to grow. Here are just a few reasons why Rockland County has become the Hudson Valley’s most attractive place for doing business: 

 ·        A+ Bond Rating (Fitch Ratings, 2022)

·        Accessibility to major highways, railways and airports

·        Various tax incentives

·        Attractive industrial and office buildings

·        Highly skilled and educated workforce

·        Energy efficient utilities

·        Accredited public and private colleges

·        Unmatched natural, cultural, and historical assets

·        Desirable residential options 

The Rockland County Department of Economic Development focuses on growing the economy through business development, attraction, retention and expansion efforts to stimulate job growth and improve the quality of life in the county. The department is effectively positioned to implement, respond, and act quickly to changing economic climates.

Through collaborative efforts with economic development partners, the Department of Economic Development connects companies with the services they need. These include: 

·        Site selection, expansion & relocation assistance  

·        Resource & incentive coordinators 

·        Grants assistance

·        Workforce development

For more information on how Rockland County can help your business, contact the Department of Economic Development today at (845) 364-2170 or email us at