North Country Regional Economic Development Council

The North Country Regional Economic Development Council (NCREDC) is dedicated to economic development in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties.

Federal Opportunity Zones

Find out more about the Federal Opportunity Zones program here:  Learn More

    • 2017 North Country SIAT Presentation Video Preview

      2017 North Country SIAT Presentation

      See the North Country’s 2017 presentation to the Strategic Implementation Assessment Team
    • North Country 2018 Progress Report Cover
      Strategic Plans/Reports

      North Country 2018 Progress Report

    • Strategic Plans/Reports

      2017 North Country Progress Report

    • Strategic Plans/Reports

      2011 North Country Strategic Plan

      The NCREDC’s original strategic plan that provides a long-term roadmap to attract private investment, revitalize communi
      1000 Islands Harbor Hotel

    1000 Islands Harbor Hotel

    How far can a $3 million state investment go? In Clayton, NY it helped redevelop a former brownfield site into a luxury hotel helping to jumpstart the local tourism economy. In 2011, the North Country...

    Downtown Revitalization Initiative

    The two cities that anchor the region have embarked on planning and implementation initiatives to transform their downtowns into places where people want to live, work, and play.

    2016 | City of Plattsburgh 

    2017 | City of Watertown 

    In August 2018, the Village of Saranac Lake became the third North County community to become part of the DRI. 

    DT Plattsburgh

    NCREDC News

    Stay up to date on the NCREDC’s activities and projects

    Previous Funding Awards

    See the awards booklets and videos for each round

    Meeting Materials

    View the NCREDC’s public meeting agendas and notes

    Read Our Blog

    Read our blog to stay updated on NCREDC events and activities. You can follow the blog and receive an email each time we post! Just scroll to the bottom and enter your email where it says "Follow Blog Via Email."

    More About the North Country Region

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    Stephen Hunt, Regional Director