Our Vision for the Southern Tier
A hotbed of vigorous business growth and development and a destination for the next generation of the nation’s best and brightest talent.
The Southern Tier REDC vision builds on a strong foundation of existing businesses and higher education institutions and uses a collaborative approach to leverage its globally competitive advantages to attract talent and investment for the development of industry clusters. Our focus is on increasing the size and prosperity of the region's workforce through new business creation based on high-technology discoveries and other entrepreneurship activities, while ensuring healthy communities and protecting the natural beauty and resources of the region.
Farms call the Southern Tier home
in NYS for STEM grads per capita
Cornell University CHESS
Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, or CHESS, is undertaking capital improvements which will lead to the creation of 100 new jobs and place them among the five premier facilities in the world.
Corning Valor Glass
Corning Incorporated will manufacture its new pharmaceutical packaging line, Corning Valor Glass, in the Southern Tier. The $95.5M project will create 185 jobs in the region by 2020.
Greater Binghamton Fund
The Greater Binghamton Fund aims to transform targeted urban centers, or "iDistricts," in Binghamton, Johnson City, and Endicott into communities where the next generation of workers want to live, work, and play.
More About the Southern Tier Region
Robert Sweet, Regional Director