WHY IS THE TOWN OF ISLIP ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO START OR EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS?

Top 5 reasons to “get down to business” with the Town of Islip:
 
1. Business-Friendly Infrastructure
Islip is the most efficient, business-friendly town on Long Island according to an independent research study conducted by KPMG Peat Marwick and Hofstra University. And they aren’t the only ones who think so. The Town of Islip has received the Frank C. Moore Award as the best-run town in the state of New York.
 
2. Economic Development Services
In Islip, we don’t just invite businesses to grow—we take a proactive approach to help them succeed. Islip consistently leads the Long Island region in business activity, as measured by our Industrial Development deals, SBA 504 loans and New York State Job Development Authority Loans.
 
3. An Elite Workforce
In Islip, we’re proud to have an affluent, highly educated, technically skilled workforce. And our population is larger than both Pittsburgh and St. Louis—meaning you get the applicant pool of a big city, without the hectic lifestyle. We’re confident you’ll find the perfect team to keep your business running smoothly.
 
4. The Life You’ve Always Wanted
Islip offer you a stable tax environment and all the economic and logistical support you need. Plus, moving your business here brings personal benefits too! We enjoy a high standard of living, top-notch school systems, and some of the country’s best beaches.
 

5. Easy Access to Every Resource You Need
Long Island MacArthur Airport: Long Island MacArthur Airport is owned and operated by the Town of Islip, and is conveniently located in Ronkonkoma. Learn more…

Foreign Trade Zone: Establish your business here, and reap the benefits of streamlined customs procedures and lower importing costs. Learn more…

Economic Development Corporation: We help nonprofits secure low-cost financing for qualified capital projects. Learn more…

Industrial Development Association: We help you secure low-cost financing and tax reductions and are always on-hand for consulting and trouble-shooting. Learn more…