Public Hearing on Proposed Project and Financial Assistance Relating Thereto

  November 14, 2023

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing pursuant to Section 859-a(2) of the General Municipal Law of the State of New York (the “Act”) will be held by the Albany County Industrial Development Agency (the “Agency”) on the 29th day of November, 2023 at 7:00 o’clock p.m., local time, at the Menands Municipal Building, 2nd Floor located at 250 Broadway in the Village of Menands, Town of Colonie, Albany County, New York or via google meets or Join by phone ‪(US) +1 912-712-4394‬ PIN: ‪886 722 757‬# in connection with the following matters:‬‬

Regeneron Phannaceuticals, Inc., a State of New York business corporation (the “Company”), submitted an application (the “Application”) to the Agency, a copy of which Application is on file at the office of the Agency, which Application requested that the Agency consider undertaking a project (the “Project”) for the benefit of the Company, said Project consisting of the following: (A) (1) the acquisition of an interest in a portion of an approximately 20.45 acre parcel of land located at 431 Broadway (tax map no. 44.19-1-6) in the Village of Menands, Town of Colonie, Albany County, New York (the “Land”), together with an approximately 142,364 square foot building located thereon (the “Facility”), (2) the renovation, including flood mitigation, of the Facility and (3) the acquisition and installation therein and thereon of certain machinery, equipment and other personal property (collectively, the “Equipment”) (the Land, the Facility and the Equipment being collectively referred to as the “Project Facility”), all of the foregoing to be owned and operated by the Company as an office facility; (B) the granting of certain “financial assistance” (within the meaning of Section 854(14) of the Act) with respect to the foregoing, including potential exemptions from certain sales and use taxes, real property taxes and real estate transfer taxes (collectively, the “Financial Assistance”); and (C) the lease (with an obligation to purchase) or sale of the Project Facility to the Company or such other person as may be designated by the Company and agreed upon by the Agency.

The Agency is considering whether (A) to undertake the Project, and (B) to provide certain exemptions from taxation with respect to the Project, including (1) exemption from sales taxes relating to the acquisition, renovation and installation of the Project Facility and (2) in the event that the Project Facility would be subject to real property taxation if owned by the Company but shall be deemed exempt from real property taxation due to the involvement of the Agency therewith, exemption from real property taxes (but not including special assessments and special ad valorem levies), if any, with respect to the Project Facility. If any portion of the Financial Assistance to be granted by the Agency with respect to the Project is not consistent with the Agency’s uniform tax exemption policy, the Agency will follow the procedures for deviation from such policy set forth in Section 874(4) of the Act prior to granting such portion of the Financial Assistance.

If the Agency determines to proceed with the Project, the Project Facility will be acquired, renovated and installed by the Agency and will be leased (with an obligation to purchase) or sold by the Agency to the Company or its designee pursuant to a project agreement (the “Agreement”) requiring that the Company or its designee make certain payments to the Agency.

The Agency has not yet made a determination pursuant to Article 8 of the Environmental Conservation Law (the “SEQR Act”) regarding the potential environmental impact of the Project.

The Agency will at said time and place hear all persons with views on either the location and nature of the proposed Project, or the Financial Assistance being contemplated by the Agency in connection with the proposed Project. A copy of the Application filed by the Company with the Agency with respect to the Project, including an analysis of the costs and benefits of the Project, is available for public inspection during business hours at the offices of the Agency. A transcript or summary report of the hearing will be made available to the members of the Agency.

Additional information can be obtained from, and written comments may be addressed to: William M. Clay, Chairman, Albany County Industrial Development Agency, 112 State Street, Room 740, Albany, New York 12207; Telephone: (518) 447-4841.

Dated: November 7, 2023.


By: s/ Honorable William M. Clay Honorable William M. Clay, Chairman

PILOT for Regeneron