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Creating Career Pathways

Creating Career Pathways

BNP Career Pathway Video Shoot at Zehnder-Rittling How can we connect a job seeker to an employment opportunity that can lead to a long and rewarding career? All employers are trying to answer this question as quickly as possible. The national labor shortage, which is impacting industries from manufacturing to

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365 Days BN Manufacturers

Buffalo Niagara Manufacturers: 365 Days Without a Shut Down

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything the modern workforce has experienced. Buffalo Niagara’s manufacturing sector, and its dedicated employees, have worked through unprecedented challenges while most of our community’s daily functions shut down. Their innovative safety protocols and due diligence are helping to keep us safe, limiting the spread of

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The Cost of Getting There: Buffalo Niagara’s Deteriorating Roadways

How Western New York travels can change where the region is headed. The quality of our transportation network has a daily economic impact and Buffalo-Niagara is in need of serious improvements. According to TRIP,  a national transportation research nonprofit based in Washington, DC, the average driver in the Buffalo-Niagara region

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BNP Poorly Timed Prevailing Wage Expansion

Poorly Timed Prevailing Wage Expansion

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York State added a major prevailing wage expansion into the enacted state budget. This decision, long opposed by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership and statewide business leaders, will make it even more difficult to attract private sector investment to a state already burdened

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Setting Pace

The Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Program is new to Buffalo, created to address long standing problems: high redevelopment and energy efficiency costs. The City of Buffalo passed a local law to establish the Open C-PACE Program on December 19, 2019, joining a group of government entities in 35

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BFLO + TOD = Where Development & Urban Planning Meet

By Seth Piccirillo | Senior Manager of Economic Development 81% of Millennials and 77% of Baby Boomers prefer to live in walkable, active communities. By 2030, 25% of people in the rental and housing market will seek housing near transit. The Buffalo Niagara Metro Rail Corridor’s population is expected to

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