TCAD’s New President – Heather McDaniel

The Board of Directors of Tompkins County Area Development (TCAD) announced today that Heather D. McDaniel has been appointed to serve as the organization’s President. TCAD is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization and has acted as Tompkins County’s economic development...

Ithaca to Charlotte Flight Begins in December 2018

American Airlines has announced it will offer a direct flight from Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to Charlotte beginning in December 2018. This announcement comes on the heels of United Airlines announcing an Ithaca to Washington (Dulles) flight beginning in...

TCAD Funding for Next Five Years Approved by County

At its June 19th meeting, the Tompkins County Legislature voted to support approximately one third of Tompkins County Area Development’s (TCAD) budget for a five-year period beginning in 2019. The County Legislature previously supported one third of TCAD’s budget for...

Tompkins County IDA Subject of Report by New York State ABO

The New York State Authorities Budget Office (ABO) has released an operational review of the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (TCIDA). The review was conducted between November 2017 and March 2018. The purpose of the review was to assess the transparency...