Economic Development

Economic Development

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Town of Lloyd, also known as Highland, is a fantastic town right in the heart of the Hudson Valley! Highland is conveniently located and within minutes to amazing Hudson Valley destinations like Walkway Over the Hudson, Hudson Valley Rail Trail, Rocking Horse Ranch, Culinary Institute of America, West Point, Minnewaska State Park, Mohonk Mountain House, Headless Horseman, Hudson River Maritime Museum, not to mention many local breweries, cider houses, pick-your-own orchards, great eateries and so much more!

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Starting a Business? Have an existing business?  Thinking of Moving to Town of Lloyd?

We here at the EDC want to make it as easy as possible for you to move to or open a new business in the Town of Lloyd by providing information that will make your journey smoother.  Have an existing business? We’re here to listen to your concerns and offer any assistance you need to keep you and your business successful.

Available Commercial Properties

The Town maintains a list of local commercial properties available for purchase. Click here to visit our 'Available Properties' page.

We work hand in hand with the Ulster County Office of Economic Development who offers an amazing list of Business Resources for new and existing enterprises. Whether you decide to take advantage of the high-trafficked Route 9W corridor, or just want to open a small shop in a quieter part of town, you will be happy you chose the Town of Lloyd.

Fellow Businesses Come Join Us

There are many state, county and town laws that must be followed when opening a new business. The time-consuming process of dealing with all these tasks can be difficult, but we’re here to help. The all-volunteer Lloyd Economic Development Committee (EDC) was formed to help new and existing business. The EDC is comprised of Lloyd business people with vast experience and expertise in a number of business-related topics.

Click here for a how-to guide

Financing and Incentives - Revolving Loan Funds

The Town of Lloyd has a Revolving Loan Fund for new business development. They have been working with the local community for over 20 years to help with financing. If your project meets our loan criteria, we will lend you money for acquisition, start-up financing, expansion, or façade improvement.

You can find a copy of their brochure at the website above to get started.

Prior to submitting an application, interested businesses are encouraged to meet with representatives from the Town, who can explain the process in order to avoid unnecessary delays in application processing.

Additional financing and incentives are available to Town businesses through the Ulster County Office of Economic Development.