The Dynamics of Long Island
The Nassau/Suffolk bi-county area, with a population of 2,700,000, ranks as the 16th largest market in the United States and 4th in median Effective Buying Income per household.
Long Island continues to attract a diverse mix of companies in growth sectors and consistently provides existing companies with their expansion needs.
Long Island’s wide range of educational opportunities include twenty colleges and universities and five major professional schools. Nineteen hospitals boast some of the world’s most medically advanced facilities.
The synergy of colleges, hospitals and private research groups has created a growing community of over 150 bio-science and high technology companies, including the Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and headquarters for such firms as Computer Associates and Symbol Technologies.