IDA seeks to entice additional film, overall health treatment, tech corporations to Nassau County

Media and entertainment, health and fitness treatment, details and interaction know-how and expert services are economic sectors that offer you the biggest possible to create good-paying positions in Nassau County, according to a new report.

Enterprises in each sector presently work in the county but there is an option to entice added firms from exterior New York Point out and to help those people that are presently listed here to expand, states the 155-page report commissioned by the county’s Industrial Advancement Agency past calendar year.

IDA officers, which award tax breaks to growing businesses, cited illustrations of the kinds of corporations within the 4 sectors:

• Movie and television creation, promotion, web publishing and marketplace investigate in the media/leisure sector.

• Biotechnology study and production of health-related equipment and supplies in the well being care sector.

• Program, information processing and hosting, information technologies consulting, and navigational instrument producing in the facts and communication technologies sector.

• Technologies-concentrated companies in economic services, insurance policies and well being treatment in the expert companies sector.

“This is wherever we see the greatest possibilities” to catch the attention of firms to Nassau and to build work, stated Harry Coghlan, the IDA’s govt director considering that March 2019.

“We previously have a lot of of the assets that these industries are wanting for together with an educated workforce and fantastic quality of existence. These industries are cutting edge and will be attractive to our youthful people today,” he claimed.

The report, published by the financial advancement consulting business Camoin Associates in upstate Saratoga Springs, is section of a $300,000 effort and hard work to enable Nassau contend for growth tasks from out-of-condition organizations.

IDA revamps web site

Moreover the report, the IDA has revamped its internet site,, with much more details for the consultants hired by expanding organizations to study locations throughout the environment for doable expansion places.

The website, for the initial time, has a searchable record of offices, factories and warehouses that are out there to hire or invest in. There also are pages on the four sectors that the IDA will emphasis its attempts on, an interactive map with facts about Nassau’s villages, cities and hamlets, and info about the workforce.

“We had been centered mostly on retention” of companies presently in Nassau, mentioned Coghlan, who arrived to the IDA from Distinct Channel Out of doors advertising. “I felt it was vital to industry the county to businesses from outdoors of New York State…The site is key mainly because if web site selectors can’t uncover the information and facts that they need on the site, you will not be on the thought list that they give to the CEO who is looking for to relocate their organization,” he mentioned.

Millennium Communications in Syosset also labored on the IDA web-site and internet marketing elements. The project obtained a $50,000 grant from Nationwide Grid.

IDA chairman Richard Kessel said he sees great potential to increase film and television generation in Nassau as a third production studio is below advancement and the county’s beaches, downtowns and historic homes are progressively applied as filming places.

“This sector is ripe for Nassau County,” Kessel stated. “We could develop into the Hollywood of the East Coastline.”