Success Stories

Spurring Business Success in Nassau County

Nassau County is proud to boast outstanding successes in industries as diverse as aerospace and defense, life sciences and film. Below are just a few examples of how companies have thrived in Nassau County, and how the Nassau County IDA was able to help the bottom line.

Arizona Iced Tea

Arizona Iced Tea, a cornerstone of Nassau County’s food and beverage industry, chose to keep its home in Nassau County when it outgrew its corporate headquarters and needed a new facility.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the birthplace of DNA, recently completed a $100 million expansion that increased active research space by 40%.

Cox & Company

When rising rents in Manhattan forced Cox & Company to look for a new location, the company chose Nassau County for its facility to manufacture parts for Boeing and Airbus jets.

Grumman Studios

When film companies began to flock to Nassau County for its diverse range of natural settings and proximity to New York City, Grumman Studios built a 160,000-square foot production facility to turn Nassau County into a true hub for film and TV.


Soon after Nassau County’s unique Morrelly Center for Homeland Security was launched, V.C.O.R.E. became one of the first examples of the successful companies that started and flourished in the Center’s collaborative environment.