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CEO Confidence Slips Across Upstate in 2020

Partner Voices Blog: Siena College Research Institute and The Business Council of NYS Business leaders across Upstate New York grew more pessimistic this year but a majority do not expect a recession.  CEOs in Buffalo expressed greater confidence in the business climate conditions improving in their area as compared to

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CEO Confidence Holding Steady Across Upstate NY in 2019

Partner Voices Blog: Siena College Research Institute and The Business Council of NYS Business leaders across Upstate New York have slightly more confidence in the future of the local economy than last year, but still haven’t reached ideal levels of enthusiasm. And CEOs in Buffalo express far less confidence than

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CEO Confidence Down Across Upstate in 2018

Partner Voices Blog: Siena College Research Institute and Business Council of NYS Across Upstate New York, CEO confidence fell by over 6 points this year, demonstrating less optimism than pessimism among leaders of private, for-profit companies. This is according to the 11th annual Upstate New York Business Leader Survey from

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Job Growth Steady, But Lags Behind Nationally

The Buffalo Niagara region’s job growth has been steady since the recession of 2009. The region has added over 5,000 jobs in that span, but we are lagging behind the rest of the nation. “This is not to be a Debbie Downer, but it’s important that we put these things

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WBFO Previews ‘CEOs Speak’

WBFO is looking ahead to a Buffalo Niagara Partnership event on Tuesday that will feature the revealing of a new Siena Research Institute survey. The survey is expected to reveal a significant increase in confidence among Upstate New York CEO’s. The article mentions the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s event ‘CEOs Speak’

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CEO Confidence in Buffalo Niagara on the Rise in 2017

An article in The Buffalo News over the weekend looks at the extensive development pipeline in Buffalo. A new survey set to be unveiled Tuesday is expected to show confidence in the Buffalo Niagara market. This comes on the heels of a $500 million Buffalo Billion 2 campaign announced by Governor

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BN360 Spotlight Series: Look East to the Next Frontier

Our region, specifically our city, has been experiencing a renaissance as of late, fueled in large part by our rediscovery and reutilization of our heritage. While some in the community look for a downtown football stadium or a new convention center as the next steps in our rebirth, I believe

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Renaissance drives young professionals back to Buffalo

Rebirth. Renewal. Renaissance. These three words have seemed to define the changes that have been underway in the Buffalo Niagara region within the past three years. With development on our waterfront, re-purposed historic buildings and new restaurants opening monthly, there are many reasons why young professionals are staying here and

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LNG program will bring energy to New York’s economy

The Partnership is proud to announce that we can cross another one of our top priorities off the do-list list. Earlier this week, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) finally outlined its program to allow the construction and operation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities in New

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