Economic Development

Economic Development

Thank you for visiting the website and taking the time to learn what so many others have realized- that Brookhaven has become the only stop when starting, expanding or relocating your business.

About Economic Development in Brookhaven

Brookhaven has over 1,500 acres of ready to build prime industrial sites including over eight industrial parks zoned L-1, which is home to Stony Brook Technology Center and our 235 acres Research and Design park in Shirley. Our industrial parks, with their campus like settings, are located on or near main thoroughfares such as the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway; most facilities/sites are equipped with sewage connections, water and electric.

Brookhaven also offers special tax incentives to its businesses through the Excelsior program. In addition, businesses could benefit from the Industrial Development Agency which offers real property tax abatements, mortgage recording tax exemptions and full sales tax exemptions and much more!


The goal of economic development is to build the Town of Brookhaven as the home to many businesses, its’ owner and workforce. Help us keep your family and business affordable and in its rightful place on Long Island!


Let’s not forget the highly skilled and educated workforce available. Brookhaven is home to Stony Brook University, one of the most prestigious state institutions in the nation and the world renowned Brookhaven National Laboratory.