How the Town of Islip is Working for Businesses

When out-of-state bidders attempted to incentivize East/West Industries, a design and manufacturing company of escape, life support, seating and ground support equipment for high-performance military aircraft after they had outgrown their Hauppauge, NY headquarters, the Town of Islip Industrial Development Agency (IDA) stepped in with an incentive package that the globally-recognized corporation couldn’t refuse.

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DESPITE AMAZON’S SCRAPPED PLANS, LONG ISLAND REMAINS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Much as policy makers have avoided the total shutdown of the L-train, New Yorkers share mixed sentiments about Amazon’s decision to cancel plans to build its new headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. The project would have created 25,000 jobs and expected to generate $27.5 billion in tax revenue for the city over the next 25 years.

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