Business & Economic Development Opportunities

Airport Corporate Park & Corporate Park South

The 480 acre Airport Corporate Park and Corporate Park South is strategically located adjacent to the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport and on the North and South sides of Interstate-86 Exit 50 at Kahler Road.

The mixed-use park is zoned for general and professional offices, manufacturing, and ancillary uses. The park provides all necessary utilities, public water, sewer, telecommunications (DSL, Cable, Fiber), gas, electricity, and direct access onto Interstate-86.

Current park tenants include Provisions Modular Hardware, Imaging and Sensing Technologies, General Revenue Corp., Hunt Engineers, Corning Community College, and CeMeCon.

Contact the Director of Planning & Economic Development for more information on these sites and potential development.

Major Employers in Big Flats

Looking for employment opportunities? Big Flats has several major employers in all fields from Engineering to Research Development to Manufacturing to Retail.

Corning Innovation Center

  • The building is now the Corning Innovation Support Center – a place where the manufacturing processes to make new Corning products are developed.  The location provides a bridge for technology that is ready to move beyond development in the labs at Sullivan Park, but not yet ready to go into full-scale production in a factory setting.  The Innovation Support Center can accommodate several manufacturing simulations simultaneously.
Courser Inc.

  • Product or Service: Automation systems, process instrumentation machine and fabrication, CNC machining, Comax laser level measuring device
Hunt Engineers, Architects & Land Surveyors, PC

  • Product or Service: Architects/Engineers/Surveyors
General Revenue Corporation

  • Product or Service: GRC offers full-service collection programs tailored to the needs of education clients. With a client base that includes over 800 institutions, GRC is the largest college and university-focused collection agency in the country
Mirion Technologies

  • Product or service: Nuclear instrumentation; electrical penetrations, analytical light sources; radiation tolerant inspection cameras; high temperature cameras; hand-held gas monitors

  • Product or service: They develop, produce and market instruments, implants and biomaterials for the surgical fixation, correction and regeneration of the human skeleton and its soft tissues.
Talisman Energy Inc.

  • Product or Service: Talisman Energy explores to find and develop natural gas by:
    • Leasing oil and gas rights on tracts of land
    • Conducting seismic surveys to locate possible drilling sites
    • Drilling wells and testing for economic viability
    • Building gathering systems to tie productive wells to regional pipelines
    • Operating the well to safely maximize production


There are many good reasons to locate a business in the Town of Big Flats:
  • Rural and suburban living with modern urban convenience
  • There are many rural properties and small housing developments that provide modern, quality, living in a quiet private environment.
  • There are large shopping centers like the Arnot Mall and Consumer Square
  • Consumers stream into Big Flats on a daily basis from Elmira, Corning, Watkins Glen, and Northern Pennsylvania.
  • Big Flats is the largest regional retail area.
  • Just off of Interstate 86 allowing for each access to all points of the state and beyond through the Interstate Highway System.
  • Close to Elmira-Corning Regional Airport which affords convenient access to a full-featured regional airport with nearby hotels with deluxe suites and meeting rooms for corporate training sessions and meetings.
  • Several major corporations are located here including: Corning Incorporated, Guthrie Medical Services, Target, Sam’s Club, Lowes Building Supply, General Revenue Corporation, Imaging and Sensing Technology Corporation, and Hilton Hotels to name a few.