Duofold Site - Available Brownfield Site in Herkimer County

Monday, September 30th, 2019

 The Duofold Site is a 10.7 acre brownfield site located in Ilion, NY. 

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Financial Benefits:

  • Public water / sewer
  • Municipal Power - $.03 per KW
  • National Grid - natural gas
  • Redundant High Speed Fiber
  • New York State Environmental Justice Area
  • New Market Tax Credit Eligibility
  • Herkimer County IDA PILOT
  • New York Brownfield Tax Credit Eligible
  • Qualified HUBZone


  • 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
  • Owned by the Village of Ilion
  • 10.7 Acres
  • Vacant since 2001

The Site:

  • Former Duofold and Sperry Univac
  • Inactive and zoned for industrial use
  • Surrounded by residential areas
  • Four vacant buildings including a four-story 84,000 square foot building, four-story 34,000 square foot building, and two one-story 8,200 square foot buildings
  • Maintenance garage and a former powerhouse
  • Roadways and foundations of former structures
  • predominantly open space on the western half


  • The Village of Ilion took ownership in June, 2019
  • EPA Grant received to fund environmental assessment
  • Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment - completed August 2019
  • Some asbestos on site
  • Some water damage and general degradation observed through portions of the site buildings
  • Beginning stages of clean up

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 site please contact the Herkimer County IDA Executive Director, John Piseck, at 315-866-3000

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Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

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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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