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Opportunities Are In Transit

Transit-Oriented Development in Buffalo Niagara is focus of Logistics & Transportation Council meeting The Metro Rail corridor in Buffalo connects more than passengers and their destinations. According to a comprehensive study and plan by the Greater Buffalo-Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC), the Metro Rail line has the potential to connect

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A Joint Push for a New U.S. Peace Bridge Plaza

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) are joining forces in a renewed push for a new U.S. Peace Bridge plaza.  In a recently released letter, the two congressmen are calling on the federal government’s General Services Administration to put the planning and development of a new U.S. plaza

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Reinforcing Buffalo’s Position as a Logistics Hub

State of Logistics event to offer insights for area logistics professionals and manufacturers Logistics and transportation is an important segment of our local economy, and the Partnership is committed to helping transform our region into an even bigger player in this growing industry. With the reinvigoration of our economy and

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Success knows no boundaries

International business woman, Nadja Piatka, to address harnessing the power of the CanAm market as keynote speaker at Unleashing the Power of the Mega-Region event. It is really not as difficult as some business people may perceive. That is how Nadja Piatka describes her view of cross border trade after

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Unleashing the Power of the Mega-Region

Did you know that the Buffalo to Toronto Mega-Region represents one of the most powerful economic engines in North America? As Canadian and American business leaders, it is critical that we find opportunities to connect and grow not just our networks, but our businesses. With the close proximity of the

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Nearly 400 local companies offer to supply SolarCity

Since our State of Logistics event on June 18, 395 local companies have submitted their products and expertise to SolarCity through our Supply Chain Intake form. The construction of SolarCity’s Buffalo-based plant has been exciting news for the region. Not only will the plant bring 1,000+ jobs to the region,

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SolarCity: bringing jobs to Buffalo

Did you hear that SolarCity plans to create 1,460 jobs in Buffalo Niagara? As the SolarCity factory continues to grow, area educators and training providers are working with SolarCity and the Department of Labor to host job fairs and recruitment sessions. While most of the hiring is planned for 2016,

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What’s your business’ New Year’s resolution?

‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. It may only be a couple days into the new year, but many people have already broken their resolutions. Here at the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, we can help make sure you business keeps its resolutions all year long. No matter the resolution, our

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Logistics and Transportation Tour Series: UPS

On November 6, as part of the Logistics and Transportation Tour Series, Partnership members had the unique opportunity to tour one of the largest UPS Small Package facilities in the Northeast: UPS’ Buffalo Small Package Hub on Bailey Avenue. Prior to stepping out onto the live floor, UPS showcased two

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