A recent proposed project to convert the offices of St. Paul’s Cathedral into apartments is raising concerns that there is not enough affordable housing in downtown Buffalo.
Dan Leonard, Senior Director of Economic Development, spoke on WBEN’s morning show about where a new Buffalo train station should go.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is joining forces with more than 50 organizations all across New York in pushing for commonsense Workers’ Compensation reform. In a letter to every member of the New York State Legislature, the Partnership and its allies outlined the need for Workers’ Compensation reform and the specific changes that should be made to lower employer costs without compromising care and compensation for injured workers. New York State currently has the third highest Workers’ Compensation premium costs in the country, up from 19th highest back in 2008.
Buffalo Business First looked at how the Buffalo Niagara region would be impacted should President Donald Trump’s biometric mandate be implemented.
An article in The Buffalo News over the weekend looks at the extensive development pipeline in Buffalo. A new survey set to be unveiled Tuesday is expected to show confidence in the Buffalo Niagara market. This comes on the heels of a $500 million Buffalo Billion 2 campaign announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
January 19, 2017
Niagara Gazette (1/15/17):
This Niagara Gazette article covers the highlights of the Advocacy Agenda Rollout event such as:
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 2017 Advocacy Agenda was also featured in an article by WBFO with a focus first on tourism dollars and then shifting to the need for more regional connectivity through transportation infrastructure. The agenda pushes two metro rail extensions; one to the University at Buffalo’s North Campus and the other south to Buffalo’s cobblestone district.
The 2017 Advocacy Agenda unveiling event was featured in a Buffalo News article Friday morning. The article highlighted a regional priority of connecting the community and growing through improved transportation initiatives.