City of Binghamton, New York

Economic Development

Due to COVID-19 restrictions City Hall is currently closed to the public. The initial application process will be electronic.
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Rediscover Binghamton with these handy neighborhood parking and street maps that can guide you to our best shops, eateries and amenities. Please click on a map below to open the parking and street guide. To add your business, please contact the Economic Development Office at (607) 772-7161, or

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Binghamton & Regional Economy

According to the NY State Department of Labor, the Southern Tier’s economy continues to bounce back from the worst economic downturn in 75 years. Over the 6-year period ending 2016, the region's private sector job count climbed by 5,200, or 2.2% to 237,200. Moreover the region's growing job count has helped to push down the region's unemployment rate from 7.8% in September 2010 to 4.9% in September 2016. 

Binghamton Urban Renewal Agency (BURA)

The mission of the Binghamton Urban Renewal Agency (BURA) is to alleviate blight, provide for urban renewal, and stimulate sustainable community and economic redevelopment in designated brownfield areas of the City of Binghamton (adopted by the BURA Board of Directors March 23, 2012).

In accordance with Article II Section 7 of the by-laws, BURA shall consist of seven members, including the Mayor, Comptroller, Corporation Counsel, City Engineer, Commissioner of Public Works and two members of the Council of the City of Binghamton.

A Certified 21st Century School District

The Binghamton City School District serves 6,400 students in ten schools; seven elementary, two middle, and one high school. The District was designated by New York State as a 21st Century School District, the only entire district to receive this designation in the State. The District features:


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