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
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.
Stay up to date on the NCREDC’s activities and projects
Previous Funding Awards
See the awards booklets and videos for each round
View the NCREDC’s public meeting agendas and notes
Read Our Blog
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More About the North Country Region
Stephen Hunt, Regional Director