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Adaptive Reuse Policies Play a Key Role in Wny’s Historic Renovation Projects
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Buffalo Business First) —
“Adaptive reuse incentives are game changers,” said Dottie Gallagher, Buffalo Niagara Partnership president, and CEO. She is also an Erie County Industrial Development Agency director and helped create the Buffalo Urban Development Corp.’s Buffalo Building Reuse Program, which provides low-interest bank-backed loans for restorations of older downtown Buffalo buildings.
“Adaptive reuse programs absolutely have to be one of the tools we have in our toolbox,” Gallagher said.
Another Voice: Proposed recycling reform would harm manufacturers
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — New York lawmakers are rightfully looking to address the problem of plastic waste. One of Albany’s proposed solutions is an extended producer responsibility (EPR) bill called the Packaging Reduction and Recycling Infrastructure Act (S.4246/A.5322).
Note to Albany: Pushing workers over ‘benefits cliff’ makes no sense
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — If the moral imperative of making work pay doesn’t prompt compensation adequate for a decent life – and clearly it often doesn’t – maybe the impact on the economy of penalizing workers for bettering themselves will change some minds.
Rethinking hiring practices to appeal to young candidates
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — While some businesses are staying afloat, others are still trying to get back on their feet after the pandemic – Seth Piccirillo
ATHENA Awards 2023 Recognizes Exceptional Women and Organizations
BUFFALO, N.Y (WGRZ) — The 2023 ATHENA Awards was held at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. Hundreds were on hand for the event put on by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.
The award is celebrated in more than 500 communities and eight countries, recognizing the contributions made by individuals and organizations to advance the status of women. – Liz Benkovich