Made of Something Stronger

Montgomery County strengthens businesses with proximity to major markets, a talented workforce, incredible incentives and a high quality of life. A remarkable economic history shaped by the Mohawk River, the hard-working people who crafted the culture here and many modern advantages make Montgomery County “Made of Something Stronger.”

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Montgomery County links businesses to critical markets in New York City, Boston, Montreal and beyond with access to the New York State Thruway, rail service and air transportation via nearby Albany International Airport.

Recruit from 20 nearby colleges and universities, which complement the talented Montgomery County workforce that fuels growth and productivity.



The Montgomery County Business Development Center offers numerous services to make your company stronger. The center accommodates businesses with the property, financial incentives and technical assistance they need to grow.

Take advantage of MCBDC resources like tax abatement, low-interest loans and grant writing expertise that seed successful relocation or expansion for ventures of all sizes.



Located only minutes from New York state’s Capital Region, Montgomery County provides residents with stunning natural beauty, fascinating history and exciting recreation.

Enjoy the cultural and retail offerings of the Albany area as well as a low cost of living that comes with the county’s classic countryside and small-town settings.


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Sanford Clock Tower

The Sanford Clock Tower is a beautiful 6-story brick building built in 1922 by Stephen SanfClock towerord as the headquarters for his carpet business. Over 90 years later the building has undergone many transformations of use including the worldwide headquarters for Coleco – remember Cabbage Patch Dolls, and ColecoVision?

The current owners have been restoring the property with a focus on adaptive reuse while keeping with its heritage. The history of the building can be seen in the character of the restored maple floors that retain all the distressed beauty of almost 100 years of use. The hustle and bustle of active office spaces remind you of the level of activity this great carpet town had in its youth.

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The creation of this website was assisted with a grant from National Grid, through the New York State Public Service Commission-approved Economic Development Plan.

Montgomery County Business Development Center • Old County Courthouse, 9 Park Steet, P.O. Box 1500, Fonda, NY 12068 • (518) 853-8334