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Fulton County Center for Regional Growth

34 West Fulton Street
Gloversville, NY 12078
P: +1 518-725-7700 x101

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Fulton County is home to a cluster of food manufacturers drawn to its lush resources and able workforce. Its central location to Northeast markets has also attracted distribution facilities from top retail chains and manufacturers of diverse products.
  Fage Yogurt Factory
Fage USA, one of the largest yogurt brands in the United States, sited its largest – and sole U.S. – production facility in Fulton County, NY. read full story

Crystal Geyser water bottling plant in Johnstown NY
In the summer of 2013 CG Roxane began bottling and shipping “Crystal Geyser® Alpine Spring Water®” in a 176,757 square foot bottling plant in Johnstown, NY. read full story

imperial-salchichonLocal specialty sausage manufacturer Pata Negra LLC added new dimension to Fulton County’s line-up of food manufacturers. read full story
Euphrates CheeseEuphrates cheeses is the largest manufacturer of domestic feta cheese on the East Coast. Its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at 230 Enterprise Road in Johnstown produces top quality, authentic feta using old-world traditions, recipes and long experience of cheese making in Europe. read full story

WalMart Distribution Center Aerial
Walmart chose Fulton County and the Johnstown Industrial Park as the site two major facilities, a Regional Return Center and Food Distribution Center. Together, the operations employ more than 1,000. read full story

Epimed manufactures medical devices in Fulton County, NY
Epimed International is a development, design, manufacturing, and distribution medical device company. Since 1982, Epimed’s corporate headquarters has been located in Fulton full story

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Fulton County Center for Regional Growth is to strengthen our economic base, facilitate sustainable growth, enhance the competitive position of our region, its counties, towns and cities and facilitate investments that build capacity, create jobs, improve quality of life and increase the standard of living for all of its residents.

EDO History and Background

Fulton County Center for Regional Growth is the key resource in Fulton County for bringing together and creating initiatives to facilitate economic development for business and industry in Fulton County and the Fulton-Montgomery County Region. Created by local business and government leaders to foster a healthy, viable community where it is as attractive to do business as it is to live and play, the FCCRG champions a broad range of initiatives designed to stimulate employment growth, encourage private-sector investment and strengthen the downtown areas of Fulton County’s cities and villages. FCCRG is dedicated to enhancing the county’s economic balance and preserving its quality of life through the creation of jobs and fostering regional cooperation. As Fulton County’s economic development engine, the FCCRG attracts new businesses to the area, as well as helping existing ones expand by offering comprehensive economic development services, including arranging financing, leasing and construction of commercial real estate, warehouse and industrial space. Through FCCRG’s and others’ efforts, Fulton County hosts a cluster of food manufacturers, as well as a diverse employment base.

Services and Programs

Revolving Loan Pool General Guidelines:
  • Job creation is a major goal of the pool. The loan-to-job ratio is up to a maximum of $15,000/job created and/or retained.
  • That ratio is determined by the CRG on a case-by-case basis.
  • The pool may finance 15-25% of eligible project costs.
  • The project owner will be required to invest a minimum of 10% of project costs as equity.
  • Eligible project costs include the acquisition of real estate and/or capital equipment.
  • Interest rates are determined solely by the CRG based uponthe strength of the project, current market conditions, and strength of the collateral offered.
  • Terms will be flexible, but will mirror the economic life of the assets acquired with loan proceeds

Contact Us

Fulton County Center for Regional Growth 
34 West Fulton Street 
Gloversville, NY 12078 

(518) 725-7700 
(518) 725-7702 (fax)

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 53,955  
Median Age 43.4  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 6,830 17.67%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 33,609 86.96%
Civilian Labor Force 26,241 59.46%
Median Household Income $48,033  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius Albany Intl
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Floyd Bennett Memorial
Griffiss Intl
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Blue Heron
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Heber Airpark
Plateau Sky Ranch
Round Lake
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