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Locate here

Thinking of locating your business in Newburgh? The city of Newburgh,NY with its magnificent perch on the Hudson, is at the cross section of three major highways, and is home to an international airport, which serves as a hub for all shipping services offered by UPS, Fedex, and the US Postal Service. Learn why Atlas Industries chose to locate its fine furniture, manufacturing business, to Newburgh, NY, and at the same time found community and activity not so different from the lifestyle once enjoyed in Brooklyn. Watch video >

Start here

Thinking of starting your business in Newburgh,NY? A Shrimp Farm in Newburgh! This business is a startup with big plans. Choosing a warehouse location for this unique urban farm fit in a city that was defined by some of the greatest American architects of the 19th Century, including Andrew Jackson Davis, Calvert Vaux, and Andrew Jackson Downing. This river town has offerings, such as great restaurants and a lively arts scene but just a few miles away are vineyards, hiking trails and organic farms. And now, an urban shrimp farm! Read more >

Grow here

Growing your business in Newburgh, NY? The Newburgh Brewing Company is a success story and a growth story. Listen as its owners describe the joy of re-purposing a beautiful, historic brick light manufacturing building, and sourcing materials for brew making from area suppliers. Watch video >

Who We Are

Approximately 2.5 million square feet of historic brick, light manufacturing and warehouse space exists in Newburgh, NY. It is not only possible for dozens of technology, media, and information companies; gluten free bakeries and artisan ice cream makers; high-end clothing manufacturers; and any manner of artisans, cottage industries, and light manufacturers to find fantastic loft space in historic brick commercial real estate buildings, some with Hudson River water views, but affordable. Some buildings are available with rates as low as $5.00 a square foot. This website provides searchable, detailed property listings, news and events about Newburgh, and feature interviews with manufacturers and artisan business owners who made the move, and very successfully so. Sign up for updates on historic brick, light manufacturing and warehouse property listings, economic incentives (like Start Up NY) and cultural news on one of the many forms found on our footer or sidebars throughout the site. You may also submit a property listing on this page.

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Non Profits Serving Seniors Are Our Everyday Heroes

  A River of Opportunities raises awareness about the tremendous stock of historic, commercial real estate and (with the advent of Newburgh’s new zoning laws) historic, live-work properties as well as mixed use properties that…

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Barton and Logiudice First Tenants at Historic Mill Building

        The owner of 637-639 Broadway,  Victor Cappelletti, of the Newburgh Commercial Development Corporation, has completely gutted this uptown  turnaround building on upper Broadway,Newburgh, N.Y. A portion of the building is now…

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etsy.org’s Upcoming “Hudson Valley Program”

                                  Erica Dorn, and Grace Lodge, Managing Director and Program Coordinator, respectively, at etsy.org, presented an information session (organized…

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Get your calendars out for Newburgh Illuminated June 18, 2016!

Over the last few years, the Newburgh Illuminated Festival has gained momentum and emerged as a highlight event for Newburgh that kicks off summer and attracts many hundreds of people both local and from the…

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299 Washington Street Party Space for Rent

Party Space for rent There’s a space in Newburgh that is becoming a top choice for private parties, dance parties, musical events and more. 299 Washington Street has hosted live concerts, fashion shows, a fundraiser…

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etsy.org Offers A Workshop April 21st at Space Create

On April 21st etsy.org offers a workshop about its new program specific to the Hudson Valley and designed to bring entrepreneurs and community leaders together in a cohort-based, experiential, business-education program, according to its website….

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TD Green Street Grant Awarded To Newburgh

  A River of Opportunities joins the City of Newburgh in congratulating The City of Newburgh’s Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) and the Newburgh Heights Association (NHA) for their winning proposal.   The Proposal secured a…

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Crowd at March 31st A River of Opportunities Rezoning Event

A River of Opportunities March 31st Rezoning Workshop

  A good turnout was on hand for A River of Opportunities March 31st rezoning workshop held at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center.     The morning session saw standing room only attendance with over 55 attendees, some…

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Land Bank Revitalization Success Story at 13 -15 Chamber Street, Newburgh, N.Y.

13 Chambers Street Land Bank Revitalization Success Story

    Newburgh’s Land Bank Revitalization Success Story begins with Architect Jeff Wilkinson. Jeff is a scholarly, enthusiastic and one might even say, activist participant in the renovation and restoration renaissance occurring in Hudson River small…

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Historic Commercial Properties Wanted to List!

Are you an owner of an historic commercial property in Newburgh, N.Y.that is for sale or for lease? If so, we encourage you to contact us to describe your property and submit it for listing….

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Have You Heard About Makers-On-Hudson?

Have you heard about Makers-on-Hudson? According to their website, “Makers-on-Hudson (formerly Hudson Valley Etsy Team) was formed in 2008 as a community of imaginative, fun, and forward-thinking Etsy shop owners who delight in all things…

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2016 Commercial Real Estate Trends

Commercial Real Estate Trends for 2016

The inter webs are atwitter with a few key words relative to commercial real estate trends: urbanization, millennials, and repurposing.   We’ve curated the following links which we think offer various on trend insights from…

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Regal Bag Building 302 North Water St.

Regal Bag Building 302 North Water Street

On A River of Opportunities’ newburghny.org, website we spotlight properties. Specifically, we spotlight a number of Newburgh, N.Y.’s historic brick warehouse and manufacturing properties within our “featured properties,” section on the home page of our website….

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Queen of the Hudson Concert Series 2016

The Queen of the Hudson concert series 2016 offers chamber music lovers classically inspired, world-class performances within an intimate setting in the heart of the City of Newburgh.  The venue was launched in 2011 by…

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Newburgh’s New Rezoning Regulations

The  Newburgh Armory Unity Center in Newburgh, NY is hosting a City of Newburgh, NY, rezoning workshop on March 31st on behalf of A River of Opportunities, Newburgh, NY. “A River of Opportunities” is a…

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Are you a Remodeler? Get Lead Paint Removal Certified!

Lead paint removal class for remodelers

Are you a tradesperson involved in: Carpentry Painting Plumbing Electrical contracting Maintenance personnel Property Manager The EPA  ruled that contractors and individuals who renovate, paint, or repair and potentially disrupt the atmosphere with activities that…

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Safe Harbors Campaigning For Green Space In Newburgh

The non profit, Safe Harbors is many things to Newburgh: an important space offering as its name suggests, safe harbor. This video explains what it has done and what it hopes to do to expand…

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An historic building saved in part by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' efforts

Historic Buildings Are Our Heritage

“I think if we don’t care about our past, we can’t have very much hope for our future!” So said Jackie Kennedy Onassis during the 1975 press conference that burned an awareness in our collective…

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Columbia Graduate Students and a reimagined Newburgh

Columbia University Graduate Students in the school’s Urban Design Studio, are architects enrolled in a program which weaves together the disciplines of architecture and urban design. Using cities as real life labs regionality, history, and…

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Greater Hudson Heritage Hosts Grants Info Session

INFO SESSION 2/24/16 TarryTown, NY @Carriage House At Lyndhurst In an effort to inform not for profits and municipalities about grants that are available for preserving historic, landmark buildings in New York State, The Greater…

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Thornwillow Press “Doing something that actually matters.”

Luke Ives Pontifell, owner of Thornwillow Press, relocated to the City of Newburgh, NY from NYC and Prague. Pontifell spent summer vacations from Harvard printing and making hand bound books. Watch as he describes the…

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