Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council

The Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council is the strategic economic advisory board representing the seven counties that border New York City as well as major Northeast markets.

Downtown Revitalization Initiative

Thank you to the municipalities that recently submitted applications for DRI Round 3 (2018). Just a reminder, the announcement of the winner for this Round may come after the deadline for the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA), which is July 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm sharp. With this in mind, we highly recommend that you consider preparing and submitting applications through the CFA process for those projects in your community that are of high priority and are ready to go now. Full details of all available resources in this year's competition can be found above.

DRI Selected Communities in the Mid-Hudson:

Mid-Hudson DRI Round I (2016): City of Middletown (Orange County)

Mid-Hudson DRI Round II (2017): City of Kingston (Ulster County)

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The Mid-Hudson's Round 2 DRI Winner, the Stockade Business District in the City of Kingston, has gone through an awakening in recent years, as it is becoming a locality where people of all ages want to LIVE, WORK and PLAY.

SUNY New Paltz President Donald P. Christian Appointed Co-Chair of MHREDC

Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that Dr. Donald P. Christian, President of the State University of New York at New Paltz, will be appointed co-chair of the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council (MHREDC) starting in April 2018. Dr. Christian will replace Dr. Dennis J. Murray, Marist College President Emeritus, who has served as MHREDC co-chair since the Council’s inception in 2011.

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MHREDC Reports

Following the development of a regional strategic plan in 2011, the MHREDC continually revises its initiatives to ensure the success of the Region. View the MHREDC’s full archive of reports below.

  • 2017 Mid-Hudson SIAT Presentation  Video Preview

    2017 Mid-Hudson SIAT Presentation

  • 2017 Mid-Hudson Progress Report
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2017 Mid-Hudson Progress Report

    2017 Mid-Hudson Progress Report
  • 2016 Mid-Hudson Progress Report
    Strategic Plans/Reports

    2016 Mid-Hudson Progress Report

    2016 Mid-Hudson Progress Report
  The Center for Discovery

The Center for Discovery

The Center for Discovery, an institution providing access to groundbreaking research for a myriad of complex disabilities to people of all ages, has significantly expanded in Sullivan County and was a...


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MHREDC Public Meetings

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Past MHREDC Awards

View past awarded projects in the Mid-Hudson Region.

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Meghan Taylor, Regional Director