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Build Your Business In Hancock, NY 

Hancock has a wealth of natural, human and physical resources. Hancock, at it’s peak, provided over 700 skilled manufacturing and administration jobs for such companies as Louisville Slugger and Becton Dickinson. Over 250,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space is currently available for sale or lease in the Hancock area. Hancock enjoys high speed internet availability, route 17 and heavy rail access for moving information as well as goods. 

Natural Resources

Hancock hardwoods are among the best in the world and are used in the manufacture of fine furniture, cabinetry, sporting equipment, flooring, interior molding, pallets, railroad ties, and other applications where high quality hardwoods are called for. A few of the species that can be harvested in the Hancock area are: birch, maple, oak, cherry, curly maple, ash, and red oak. beech, butternut, elm, poplar, and walnut. You can manufacture your finished product where your raw material is readily available without the worry of excessive transportation costs. 

Bluestone manufacture is not only one the foundations of the local economy, but literally  the foundation of many American iconic structures as well, such as, The Statue of Liberty, and Empire State Building. Bluestone is a popular dimensional stone due to it’s durability, attractive appearance and the it’s “workability” in the hands of a skilled mason. It is a proven natural material used in fabricating  city curbs, sidewalks, walkways, retaining walls,  foundations, facades, terraces, patios and other architectural and building structures. 

Human Resources

The Hancock Area Chamber of Commerce has created a roundtable of experts in real estate development, marketing, legal, engineering, insurance, and business administration to aid in your company start up or relocation. Take advantage of their free consultation by filing out the contact form here.
Join us. 

We Mean Business. You will have your own private Mentor from Business Mentor NY, New York State’s Mentoring Program. Click here for more information You will also receive advice from people that provide The Federal Reserve Bank of New York with economic projections, retail business data, and opinions.  

Business for Rent and For Sale 
Town Of Hancock Golf Course

Designed by Robert Trent Jones.The Hancock Golf Course is owned by the Town Of Hancock. We are currently entertaining all offers with regard to selling or leasing the Hancock Golf Course.The property consists of 99 acres, a completely  refurbished Clubhouse, and a utility warehouse building. All natural gas/mineral rights convey with the property. All equipment, including, but not limited to: Gang mowers, Tractors, Power trimmers, fertilizers and other items necessary for the operation and maintenance of the golf course are included in the sale. 

Lease terms are negotiable.
For Sale by Owner$700,000
Ann Green, Town Clerk
607-637-3651Web Site:eMail: 


Former BD building in Hancock, NY. Units from 5,000 square feet to 25,000 square feet. Suitable for manufacturing, assembly, and warehousing. Excellent for expansion of your facility from other geographic areas.

Features:-T1 and or DSL networking.-Internet cameras allow you to monitor operations from other facilities or your headquarters in real time over the Internet.-Sections are approved for FDA regulated Medical Device Manufacturing and include Epoxy flooring.-Skilled and dedicated workforce in the area.-Located in an Empire Zone

For Lease by Owner

159 Lafayette Drive
Syosset, NY 11791-0678

Tel: 516-496-7200 ext. 205
Fax: 516-496-7751

Partially Rented


Established Sign Business.Includes all computer equipment, cutters, sign stock,sand blasting equip., etc.

Owner will train for 30 days.Financing available for credit worthy buyer.$25,000

951 Lower Cadosia Rd, Hancock, NY 13783
Phone: 607.637.5688

Contact the real estate agents listed on this web site for more listings.Many business opportunities exist in the Hancock area that are not listed here. Contact the Chamber for assistance in relocating or starting your company. 
Click here to contact us.  It is the sole responsibility of the user of this site to ascertain the correctness and/or factual nature of the information contained on this web site and to exercise due diligence.

The Hancock Area Chamber of Commerce, it’s employees and/or vendors are not responsible for any errors, omissions, or content of the listings on this web site.  

Local Financial Institutions

11 East Main St.
Hancock, New York 13783
Phone: (607) 637-2611 

Sidney Federal Credit Union
494 West Main St.
Hancock, New York 13783
Phone: (607) 637-3300 

Wayne Bank
Route 370
Lakewood, PA 18439
Phone: (570) 798-3000 

Community Bank & Trust
Route 370
Lakewood, PA 18439
Phone: (570) 798-2900   

Other Resources 

Women’s Enterprise Development Center Greater Binghamton SCORE provides free and confidential business counseling 

Tax RollDelaware County
Visit Hancock, New York
Delaware County Chamber of Commerce
Hancock Chamber of Commerce
Hancock Central School
Hancock Community Education Foundation
Delaware County History
O & W Railroad  
Hancock Partners
“Honest” Eddie Murphy
Utility Emergency Numbers
Alzheimer’s Care Facilities
Government & Private Resources 


Kirsten GillibrandU.S. SenateCapital Office Phone:
(202) 224-4451State Office Phone:
(212) 688-6262

Charles SchumerU.S. SenateCapital Office Phone:
(202) 224-6542State Office Phone:
(212) 486-4430

Claudia TenneyU.S. Representative for
New York’s 22nd congressional district
U.S. Representative Claudia Tenney

Antonio DelGatoU.S. Representative for
New York’s 19th congressional district
U.S. Representative Antonio Delgato

Small Business Administration

Syracuse District Office
224 Harrison Street 5th FloorSyracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-471-9393
Fax: 315-471-9288 

Elmira Branch Office
333 E. Water Street 4th FloorElmira, NY 14901
Phone: 607-734-8130 

Syracuse District Office
224 Harrison Street 5th FloorSyracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-471-9393  

START-UP NY is a groundbreaking new initiative from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo that will provide major incentives for businesses to relocate, start up or significantly expand in New York State through affiliations with public and private universities, colleges and community colleges. Businesses will have the opportunity to operate state and local tax-free on or near academic campuses, and their employees will pay no state or local personal income taxes. In addition, businesses may qualify for additional incentives. 

The New New YorkFunding, state contract acquisition, expediting state permits and licenses, exporting opportunities, compliance information, and tax incentives.

This link provides a single point of access to information services provided by New York State Government agencies, the State Legislature and the Judiciary. 

Assembly memberJoe Angelino
Assembly District 122 State
SenatorFred Akshar
52nd Senate District Department of Environmental Conservation
Pete Lopez, Commissioner  

Delaware County Industrial Development AgencyAids businesses with consulting, capital formation, workforce training & incentives and

PILOT programs (Payment ILieu OTaxes)  Local Town Ann Green, Town Clerk
661 West Main Street
Hancock, NY 13783
Office: (607) 637-3651
Fax: (607) 637-4617
Email: [email protected]
Web site:Sub-division PDF Application DownloadSub-division PDF Regulations Download

Carolann McGrath
85 E. Front Street,
Hancock, N.Y. 13783
(607) 637-5341 

Phyllis Falsetta
85 E. Front Street,
Hancock, N.Y. 13783
(607) 637-5341 

Monika Noble
85 E. Front Street,
Hancock, N.Y. 13783
(607) 637-5341 


New York State Electric & Gas
Box 5234
Binghamton, New York 13902-5234
800-572-1111 Main number
800-572-1131 Report electric trouble
800-572-1111 Report gas trouble
800-600-2275 Account information 

Pennsylvania Electric Company
Plaza Drive
Towanda, PA 
570-265-7191 Main number
800-822-2132 Report electric trouble
800-982-4070 Billing/moves
800-882-2132 Before you dig 

Hancock Telephone Company
34 Read Street
Hancock, New York 13783
607-637-9911 Business office
607-637-9911 Service 

Hancock Video – Cable TV
34 Read Street
Hancock, New York 13783

Pronet, LLC – Internet access
34 Read Street
Hancock, New York 13783

A directory of all Hancock area businesses Not on the list? Click here to be included.