What Makes Islip Different That Has Industry Booming?

Hint: It’s much more than tax benefits.

When it comes to starting or relocating your business, where you’re located matters on so many levels. Here in the Town of Islip, we offer support to companies so that they can invest in our community. And did we mention, we’re also home to the #6 rated small airport in the country and we have hundreds of miles of beautiful beaches on top of it all?


Islip IDA Plants Seeds for Growth with O’Shea Properties


“Economic gardening” isn’t growing money on trees, but for small businesses, it might be the next best thing.

The term actually describes an entrepreneurial “grow your own” approach to developing a local economy from within. And just like in a garden, even the smallest seeds can yield a big harvest. For the Town of Islip IDA, this method is taking root with O’Shea Properties, which recently brought to market an industrial building in Central Islip with 31 units ranging from 1,246 square feet to 1,730 square feet.


Islip IDA COVID-19 Disaster Loan/Grant Program

July 27, 2020 – The Town of Islip Industrial Development Agency will offer grant or loan assistance to eligible businesses (for profit or not-for-profit) who have demonstrated a financial need arising from the COVID-19 Emergency Disaster declared by NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo.


Businesses Thrive on a Highly Skilled and Educated Workforce

Long Island boasts some of the top universities, colleges and trade schools in the state. The local campuses of Stony Brook University,  Hofstra University, Adelphi University, SUNY Farmingdale and New York Technical Institute are constantly turning out highly skilled and educated graduates into the workforce.



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