Regional Planning

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CenterState CEO develops data-driven strategies to support the region’s most competitive and emerging industry sectors, urban revitalization, and enhanced regional infrastructure to enable business growth and strengthen the region's overall competitiveness.

CNY Rising

CNY Rising is the regional plan and investment prospectus submitted in 2015 for New York State’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative, ultimately awarded $500 million in competitive economic development funding.

Central New York Regional Economic Development Council 2015-2016 Strategic Plan Update

Since its inception, CenterState CEO has played a leadership role in developing a long-term strategic regional plan through the state's Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC). Read the CNY REDC's latest progress report here.

CenterState Agenda for Economic Opportunity (Metropolitan Business Plan)

The metropolitan business plan developed by CenterState CEO, the Brookings Institution, and regional partners identifies five key findings with implications for redefining the region's economic profile. The report recommends eight strategies to drive growth across the region, and establishes four initiatives to focus implementation efforts.