STARTING A BUSINESS

Take advantage of Rouses Point business opportunities and benefit from the area's steady thru-traffic, affordable waterfront real estate and some of the lowest utility costs in the nation. Intersecting major thoroughfares and travel destinations throughout New York State, Vermont and Canada, Rouses Point is strategically located to help you build a profitable Lake Champlain business.

Our friendly lakeside community welcomes businesses and offers a variety of services to attract entrepreneurs and facilitate new ventures. From economic development support and partnerships, to connection with the regional Small Business Development Center, we will assist you in developing your plans and help you along the way.

Assistance and information on starting a small business can also be obtained from:

North Country Small Business Development Center
194 US Oval
Plattsburgh, NY  12903-3900
(518) 564-2042
www.northcountrysbdc.org
 
For technical assistance, training and business loans, contact:

Adirondack Economic Development Corporation
60 Main Street
Saranac Lake, NY  12983
(518) 891-5523
www.aedconline.com

For larger economic development projects, assistance and information can also be obtained from:

The Development Corporation
61 Area Development Drive
Plattsburgh, NY 12901 USA
Telephone: 888-NY WORKS
(888-699-6757) or 518-563-3100
Fax: 518-562-2232
Email: tdc@thedevelopcorp.com 
www.nyworks.biz

Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce
7061 Route 9 
P.O. Box 310
Plattsburgh, New York 12901 
Telephone: (518) 563-1000 
Fax: (518) 563-1028 
Email: chamber@westelcom.com

Empire State Development
Plattsburgh Regional Office
401 West Bay Plaza
Plattsburgh, NY   12901
Tel:    518-561-5642
Fax:    518-561-8831
www.empire.state.ny.us