Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council

Federal Opportunity Zones

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


      A primary role of the FLREDC is to create a regional strategic plan and provide a written update every year. Learn more about Finger Lakes strategies and progress below.  Click here to access all of the Finger Lakes progress reports.

      • 2017 Finger Lakes SIAT Presentation Video Preview

        2017 Finger Lakes SIAT Presentation

        See the Finger Lake’s 2017 presentation to the Strategic Implementation Assessment Team.
      • Strategic Plans/Reports

        2017 Finger Lakes Progress Report

        Learn more about Finger Lakes 2017 strategies, priorities and progress.
      • Strategic Plans/Reports

        2015 Finger Lakes URI Plan

        Learn more about the Finger Lake’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative plan.

      Upcoming FLREDC Meeting

      Genesee Community College
      One College Road
      Batavia, NY 14020
      2:00PM - 4:00PM
        Finger Lakes Forward

      Finger Lakes Forward

      Finger Lakes Forward (FLX FWD) is the strategic plan developed by the FLREDC for Governor Cuomo’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) and selected by NYS to receive $500 million for a five-year...

      Downtown Revitalization Initiative

      Governor Cuomo’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) is transforming downtown neighborhoods into vibrant communities where the next generation of New Yorkers will want to live work and raise families.

      FL DRI Round 1 (2016): City of Geneva (Ontario County)

      FL DRI Round 2 (2017): City of Batavia (Genesee County)

      Finger lakes event
      Linden Street in the City of Geneva has become a beacon of activity on the north shore of Seneca Lake.

      FLREDC Public Meetings

      Read meeting notes and see meeting notices for the Finger Lakes REDC

      Finger Lakes Region News

      Learn about the economic developments and events in the Finger Lakes Region

      Past CFA Awards

      View past CFA awards ceremonies for the Finger Lakes Region

      More About the Finger Lakes Region

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      Vincent Esposito, Regional Director