Local Businesses Join Town of Islip In Celebrating our 335th Birthday

Back when Long Island was undeveloped farm country, the Town of Islip was founded by William Nicoll in November of 1683. Now, 335 years later, our beautiful town is thriving and has grown to be the third largest township in all of New York State. In our year-long birthday celebration (you’d celebrate all year long too if you were 335 years old) of our beautiful town that brings industry and a bustling community together, many local businesses have participated in the celebrations with special offerings, especially many of our local restaurants.

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LONG ISLAND MACARTHUR AIRPORT: ISLIP'S CONNECTION TO THE WORLD

Big convenience for business - on par with JFK & LGA. Business professionals know the phrase, “location, location, location” and it’s importance to building a thriving, successful business. But what about a particular location makes it more attractive? In the Town of Islip, there are a few gems in the area that are particularly beneficial to a variety of businesses, especially those in the aerospace industry interested in relocating or expanding to an area with the assistance of an IDA that has been credited by Newsday as one of the top IDAs in all of New York State. 

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How the Town of Islip is Working for Businesses

When out-of-state bidders attempted to incentivize East/West Industries, a design and manufacturing company of escape, life support, seating and ground support equipment for high-performance military aircraft after they had outgrown their Hauppauge, NY headquarters, the Town of Islip Industrial Development Agency (IDA) stepped in with an incentive package that the globally-recognized corporation couldn’t refuse.

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