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Duofold Site - Available Brownfield Site in Herkimer County

Monday, September 30th, 2019

 The Village of Ilion, located in the heart of New York's scenic Mohawk Valley, is ready to welcome a buyer with a bold vision for the purchase and redevelopment of the former Duofold and Sperry Univac complex, conveniently located minutes from the New York State Thruway. We're eager to help the right buyer achieve their business objectives by investing in our comminuty.

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The Site:

10.7 acre site including:

  • 4 story brick building - 124,000 square feet
  • 1 story brick building - 45,000 square feet
  • 169,000 total square feet of redevelopment space
  • Maintenance garage
  • Former powerhouse
  • Parking areas

Location:

  • Located in the Village of Ilion, Herkimer County, New York
  • Upstate / Central New York Region
  • Close Proximity to Route 5 & Route 5S
  • 2.5 miles from the New York State Thruway - I90
  • Adjacent to the Mohawk River / Erie Canal and Empire State Trail / Bike Path
  • Same day ground transportation access to major population centers of the U.S. and Canada

Utilities:

  • Municipal Power - $.03 per KW
  • National Grid - natural gas
  • Redundant High Speed Fiber
  • Public Water and Sewer

Available Incentives:

  • New York State Brownfield Tax Credit
  • New Market Tax Credit
  • Eligible for Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Program
  • Qualified HUBZone
  • Environmental Justice Area

Ideal For:

  • Mixed-use commercial development
  • Light industrial 
  • Outdoors-oriented retail
  • Zoned for industrial reuse
  • Space for additional development

Status: 

  • The Village of Ilion took ownership in April, 2019
  • Brownfield Assessment Grant received through the US Environmental Protection Agency to fund Phase I and Phase II of the environmental assessment
  • Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment - completed August 2019
  • Some environmental remediation under way
  • Some water damage and general degradation observed through portions of the site buildings
  • Site cleanup overseen by NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

65 miles to Syracuse or Albany, 230 miles to Buffalo or Boston, 274 miles to Toronto or New York City

For more information on this outstanding opportunity, contact: Herkimer County IDA Executive Director, John Piseck, at 315-866-3000 or email jpiseck@herkimercountyida.org

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Tractor Supply Co. Receives Leading EDGE Award

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Tractor Supply Company received a Leading EDGE Award for locating its northeast distribution center in Herkimer County at the 5S Business Park.

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