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2017-2018 Buffalo Niagara Partnership Annual Report

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our 2017-2018 Annual Report was recently released at a meeting of more than 200 people including our Board of Directors and members, along with community leaders. The report details our work as the regional chamber of commerce on behalf of our members over the course of the 2017-18 fiscal year.

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Metro 50 State Tax Evaluation

Metro 50: State Tax Environment

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s publication series Metro 50 Buffalo Niagara is a factsheet-style resource that evaluates Buffalo Niagara’s performance in topical areas related to economic development. Metro 50 takes a look at the progress of other peer metros – regions similar to ours in population, resources and economic challenges –

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Editorial: Keep the housing incentives

A recent editorial from the The Buffalo News calls attention to our Downtown Housing Report‘s emphasis on the importance of incentives to the development of downtown Buffalo. “The matter is urgent because, while Buffalo has come roaring back over the past several years, its revival remains a work in progress.

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Downtown housing study: The good, the bad, the warning

Buffalo Business First outlined our Downtown Housing Report, which takes a closer look at the downtown Buffalo housing market. “It’s very clear that more people want to live in downtown,” said Dottie Gallagher-Cohen, Buffalo Niagara Partnership president and CEO. “Overall, the market study tells the story of a healthy downtown

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Downtown housing growing at healthy clip, study finds

The Buffalo News article covering our Downtown Housing Report highlighted the growth of downtown’s housing market as well as suggestions for continued progress. “Now what we’re saying is, downtown’s not finished, so how do we finish it, and given where we are today, what are the strategies and tactics we

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Making an Impact With My Internship

By: Ricardo Fajardo I was sitting in the dining hall at the University at Buffalo enjoying my chocolate pudding and thinking about what I wanted to do after graduation. My friend suggested I apply for an internship to help inform my decision with some real-world experience – so I applied

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The Strength of a Diverse Team

One third of our region’s K-12 students are children of color.  Making sure these children grow up to participate in and benefit from the regional economy is at the heart of the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable. Made up of 37 business, community, philanthropic, religious and political leaders, the Roundtable

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Manufacturing Council Members Join Workforce Investment Board

Advocating for employers in Western New York is among the most important commitments the Buffalo Niagara Partnership makes, especially when it comes to workforce development. So we are especially pleased that based on our recommendation, two Partnership members were recently appointed to the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board

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