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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.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — In facing, head on, the “benefits cliff,” the Buffalo Niagara Partnership is making an important effort to help underemployed individuals who may risk losing benefits by accepting overtime or a promotion, while also assisting business owners overcome staffing problems. The benefits cliff is a
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — The Buffalo Niagara Partnership wants to help minority-owned businesses grow, and create a pathway for them to become Partnership board members. Those goals are the driving forces behind the Partnership’s new Minority Business Initiative, which has kicked off with five participating companies. “I hope
Buffalo Next: For businesses, the bill is coming due for the pandemic surge in unemployment benefits
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — New York State owes $9.3 billion to the federal government for funds borrowed to cover the cost of unemployment claims that soared during the pandemic. Now the bill from Uncle Sam is coming due. And small businesses worry they will get stuck with the
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership announces first 5 participants in their Minority-Owned Business Initiative
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP) has a long-standing commitment to promote a diverse and inclusive business climate in the WNY region. To further this commitment, BNP has joined forces with Bank of America and National Grid to create an underwriting fund to sponsor BNP memberships as part of their new Minority-Owned Business Initiative.