Starting a Business

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
State University of New York
SUNY System Administration
H. Car. McCall SUNY Building
353 Broadway
Albany, NY  12246
For technical assistance, training and business loans, contact:

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

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

109 Industrial Boulevard
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Telephone: 888-NY WORKS
(888-699-6757) or 518-563-3100

North Country Chamber of Commerce

7061 Route 9 
P.O. Box 310
Plattsburgh, New York 12901 
Telephone: (518) 563-1000 
Fax: (518) 563-1028

Empire State Development

Plattsburgh Regional Office
401 West Bay Plaza
Plattsburgh, NY   12901

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