Lifestyle Without Compromise
Live and recreate in small, safe, four season communities of the North Country while being an easy drive from major American and Canadian cities.
Business Transition Support
Connects existing businesses owners with resources to plan for succession. Creates opportunities for individuals seeking business ownership without starting from scratch.
$90 million investment in tech infrastructure means you get city connectivity in a rural area for your home and business.
At the Center for Businesses in Transition . . .
We provide matchmaking services between potential buyers and sellers, plus access to planning tools and connection with existing services.
CBIT is a dynamic partnership between regional organizations and individuals invested in the retention of local businesses and the future of our communities. Our goals include helping owners sell their businesses on the open market, completing intergenerational family transitions, and converting to employee-owned and cooperative models.
Who We Work With
Aspiring Business Owners
- Purchase an existing business
- Start a new career path in business ownership
- Find out more about employee ownership models and opportunities
Current Business Owners
We help people looking to transition their current business to new ownership. In particular, we serve those who are looking to:
- Retire or transfer ownership
- Find a suitable successor
- Access capital for transition needs
The North Country Center for Businesses in Transition partners with economic development organizations and chambers of commerce from across the region. These partnerships connect business owners and aspiring business owners with a robust network of resources, contacts and services to help will all phases of the transition.
Decker’s Flats Greenhouse
Working from home and putting a green thumb to use may seem like a dream to many aspiring Adirondackers. Jim and Ronnie Cunningham have been able to make a life for themselves doing just that.
Small Communities. Big Opportunities.
Own a North Country Business I Virtual Conference
February 24-27, 2021
The CBIT partnership will kick off 2021 by hosting the small communities. BIG OPPORTUNITIES virtual conference for aspiring entrepreneurs looking to take over a North Country business— empowering those who live here and those who want to live here to realize their dreams of business ownership.