Essex County Industrial Development Agency

Grow your business in the Park


Incentives and Financing

The Essex County IDA has a variety of financing opportunities available. The ECIDA is also able to partner with New York State and other Regional development organizations. For detailed information on the following, follow the links on the right side of this page.

  •           Essex County IDA Loan Program
  •           Tax-exempt Industrial Bonds (IRB's)
  •           Straight Lease Transactions
  •           PILOT (Payment in lieu of Taxes)
  •           Property Tax Abatement


The Regional Approach

Essex County IDA partners with many organizations. The Regional Approach benefits both the North Country as a whole, but the company as an individual.


          NYS Empire Development Corp.                      

          NYS Small Business Development Corp.

          New York Business Development Corp. (NYBDC)

          North Country Alliance                                  

          Adirondack Economic Development Corp.         

          Onework Source                                                

          Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism  

          Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA)

          Adirondack Park Agency (APA)

          CITEC (Council for International Trade, Technology, Education & Communication, Inc.)

          Governor's Office of Community Renewal (OCR)

          NYS Office of Real Property Services

          Small Business Administration

          Small Business Development Center

          Technical Assistance Center


                                                                                           International Paper, Ticonderoga, New York


          AREA CHAMBERS                                                                                 

          Adirondack Regional Tourism

          Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce

          Essex County Business Council

          Moriah Chamber of Commerce

          North Country Chamber of Commerce

          Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce

          Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce

          Westport Chamber of Commerce

          Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitor's Bureau



          Essex County Government Center

          Essex County Clerks Office

          Essex County Real Property




Meeting Notice

IDA Board Meeting;  Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 9:00 AM at IDA office, Elizabethtown, NY - Meeting Agenda