Business Start Up & Growth

Every business opportunity is unique. The Capital Region Economic Development Corporation has the resources available to help you start, expand, or bring your business to our region. We work very closely with regional partners to provide services necessary to help your business succeed. Our staff works with each business individually to help locate the best resources necessary to move to the next level.

From business plans, to financing options, to relocations, to major business decisions, CREDC has the expertise or the appropriate business relationships to help you frame your decisions. CREDC has counselled businesses on these and other topics:

How to finance your business (from start-ups to established companies)

  • Real Estate purchases
  • Equipment purchases
  • Working capital requirements
  • Preparations to negotiate with financial institutions

Business planning

  • Start a new business
  • Ownership vs. lease of properties
  • Working capital needs
  • Workforce development
  • Economic development zones
  • Site remediation
  • Site selection
  • Seminars and training
  • At-risk businesses

Business Resource Links