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Member Spotlight: T.Y. Lin International

To celebrate our members and their accomplishments, we have started a Member Spotlight blog series. This month, Partnership Member T.Y. Lin International shares information about engineering, council involvement and the value of engaging young professionals in our BN360 program. I had the pleasure of speaking with Tara Boggio, Senior Business

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Leveraging an international trade economy

The Buffalo Niagara region was built upon its proximity to the water and its location as a hub of international trade. Our economy thrived on international industries that required a strategic connection to the Midwest and Pacific Ocean. Last week, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership had the privilege of hosting our

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Governor Cuomo’s 2015 Proposed Budget: Our stance

The legislative session is in full swing in Albany and The Partnership is pleased to present our take on Governor Cuomo’s budget proposal. The information below is not a comprehensive review of the Governor’s proposals, but rather a targeted look at issues that are of key interest to the Partnership

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Real estate and development fuels downtown’s rebirth

During the past decade, downtown Buffalo’s real estate market has been reflective of the region’s upward trajectory. Three years ago, with the critical importance of downtown in mind, the city of Buffalo and the Partnership released the Buffalo Building Reuse Project (BBRP), a coordinated strategy for rejuvenating downtown’s sagging commercial

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Getting “Smart Growth” ready

The Solar City project has the potential to transform the City of Buffalo’s economy. It’s a big project – 1.5 million square feet and 3,000 jobs – that not only represents growth, but also a shift in how we grow. The project is a shining example of the values defined

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Time to talk transportation

Did you know that driving on deficient roads costs each Buffalo area driver $1,493 per year in the form of extra vehicle operating costs? Could you think of a better way to spend that $1,493? …I can. — More than 90 percent of Americans believe that investing in transportation infrastructure

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