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While some businesses are staying afloat, others are still trying to get back on their feet after the pandemic
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — How does Buffalo compare to other cities when it comes to recovering from the impact of the pandemic?
"Buffalo Business First" calculated the city's downtown recovery as part of its "downtown vitality index."
It takes into account six different factors, including people moving into or out of the area, transit ridership, office space, and hotel occupancy.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — For the third consecutive year, difficulty finding and retaining qualified talent ranked as the top concern of BNP members, with three quarters reporting that they have unfilled positions. The impact of inflation and higher interest rates raised market conditions to the second concern after spending several years further down the ranking.
Democrat Mark Poloncarz and Republican Chrissy Casilio couldn’t have been more different in their answers Thursday at a forum hosted by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership.
BUFFALO, NY (The Buffalo News) — The joint bid by Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse to secure potentially tens of millions of dollars in federal funding for a “tech hub” faces stiff competition.
But the partners in the bid say they believe their regional approach will give them a leg up in the competition.
As family and friends come together to celebrate Labor Day and honor the working men and women who are the lifeblood of our economy, it seems appropriate to reflect on the kind of workforce our community needs now and in the future.