The Southern Tier 8 Region is consists of 8 unique counties in rural Upstate New York: Broome, Tioga, Tompkins, Otsego, Cortland, Delaware, Schoharie, and Chenango. And across 8 counties, we encourage collaboration as one region.
Our 8 counties offer so many unique experiences for growth, business expansion, entrepreneurism, and overall a great work/life quality. The vast beauty and natural resources provide a healthy, active, and peaceful lifestyle.
All of our 8 counties are unique in many aspects offering the an array of lifestyles, career and work opportunities, culture, and more.
Our region has exceptional small towns and cities full of quaint restaurant, entrepreneurial minds, amazing real estate, a great work/life balance, and lots of opportunity.
The Southern Tier 8 region has been the home for strong industries such as Healthcare, Advanced Manufacturing, Education, and Engineering to name a few. Our workforce is tried and tested, loyal, and hard-working. And we have many industries on the rise such as Agriculture, Smart Energy, and Communications.