In this global economy, the City realizes your options are limitless when choosing a location for your business. We are proud of Hudson and believe it offers many advantages to new and established business owners.

Doing business in the City of Hudson is easier than ever because we are here to help you. Hudson Development Corporation and our local partners offer a wide range of services to help your business thrive. Hudson Development Corporation is your central, personalized source for starting, relocating and expanding a business in Hudson.

Professional staff are ready to:

  • Help guide prospective and exiting business owners through licensing, permitting and zoning regulatory approvals and connect you with appropriate city staff.
  • Serve as your clearinghouse for a wide range of services provided by the City and its many business support service partners.
  • Assist with business plan assessment, site location, workforce recruitment and training, legal service referrals, networking and more.
  • Provide 24-hour assistance through our website with links to county, state and federal agencies, in addition to providing forms available for completion and submission online.

Why Hudson?

  • You belong here. Hudson has one of the most diverse small business environments in the State.
  • Location, location, location. Hudson is centrally located with New York City and Boston just a short 2.5 hour drive away. The Capital Region is a mere 40 minutes north.
  • Transportation routes abound — Amtrak directly services Hudson. Hudson has a working deep-water port and an airport and transloading facility in the county.
  • Ready and educated workforce.
  • Vibrant downtown. One more place to do business.
  • High quality of life. Occupying only 2.2 sq. miles, the city’s every amenity is in walking distance.
  • Rich in culture and entertainment. World-class performers, artists and musicians.
  • Environmental assets galore. Located on the shores of the Hudson River and home to several urban parks and permanent land conservation areas.
  • Champion of alternative transportation- walk or bike anywhere, anytime.
  • We want you to succeed here. We are here to personally answer to and help every business in the City.

For more information, call the office at (518) 751-1044.

Check our Hudson Business Start Up Guide!

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Click here for the downloadable pdf:
Hudson Business Start Up Guide