Uniland Development Co., which plans to erect a warehouse on part of the former Bethlehem Steel site in Lackawanna, is asking for tax breaks.
Tom Kucharski, the president and CEO of Invest Buffalo Niagara, was elected chair of the International Economic Development Council.
Uniland Development Corp. is dropping its plan to construct a transportation, logistics and shipping hub in South Buffalo.
In just two years, Amazon went from considering two Erie County sites for a logistics hub to abandoning both of them. What happened?
A little more than six months into the Covid-19 recession, it is clear that the currents that have badly battered the Buffalo Niagara job market will have a lasting impact.
"Just about everything we do is in confidence. We sign nondisclosure agreements," said Tom Kucharski, the head of Invest Buffalo Niagara.
At first glance, it seems puzzling to build a modern factory on the former Bethlehem Steel site, even without a manufacturer lined up to move into it. After all, this is a region that is littered with closed-down factories. Over the last 20 years, two of every five factory jobs have disappeared as less skilled manufacturing has shifted to
How does the price of expenses like groceries and health care in Buffalo stack up to other metro areas? You can see for yourself, on a cost of living calculator just added to the Be in Buffalo website, a campaign launched by Invest Buffalo Niagara last September. The calculator is a tool designed to help Buffalo-area employers recruit workers
Gregg Gellman believes that a startup technology company has to be flexible and nimble, ready to make a change on a dime. “When you’re starting up any company, you’ve got to pivot when it makes sense,” he said. So when the CEO of Thinking Robot Studios saw a new market opportunity for his company, using the 3D imaging technology
A Canadian medical device manufacturer that was going to build an $84 million facility at Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park is now shifting its plan about a mile away to a different industrial site on Elk Street, where it can start construction faster and gain more lucrative tax credits to support a revised business plan. Thinking Robot Studios, which was
The review includes both sites and buildings in the eight-county area, with a special focus on Erie and Niagara counties as the region’s
An $84 million new economic development project in South Buffalo could result from a Canadian medical device manufacturer creating significantly more jobs than state officials announced on Thursday. Gregg Gellman, the new CEO of Thinking Robot Studios, said the planned new project at the Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park will create “well over” the 88 jobs initially listed in Thursday’s
As work continues on the new home of Buffalo Manufacturing Works next to the Northland Workforce Training Center, officials with the agency that owns that facility are turning their attention to a pair of nearby buildings in the same light-industrial complex. Citing the dearth of manufacturing and warehouse space available in the area, the Buffalo Urban Development Corp. wants
A Canadian distributor of laboratory and life sciences products will invest $1 million and create 15 new jobs over five years as it sets up its first U.S. site in Wheatfield. FroggaBio will lease 5,000 square feet of space at the Woodlands Corporate Center at 3790 Commerce Court, after working with Invest Buffalo Niagara to finalize its plans. The facility is
State and local economic development officials are working to land an unidentified European manufacturer that is considering New York and several other states among its options for an expansion project. Invest Buffalo Niagara – formerly Buffalo Niagara Enterprise – is reaching out to local developers to identify potential industrial real estate options for the company, which has been dubbed
Buffalo’s proposal outlined a sprawling campus including the 38-story One Seneca Tower, the HSBC Bank USA and The Buffalo News buildings and the DL&W
Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park is “a strong finalist” as a potential new site for a Canadian high-tech manufacturer that is looking for a new location with as many as 10 acres of land, officials with Invest Buffalo Niagara and Buffalo Urban Development Corp. said Tuesday. Invest Buffalo Niagara CEO Thomas Kucharski would not identify the potential company, dubbed Project