While the New York State 2019-2020 legislative session took steps to improve our state’s tax climate by passing a permanent 2% property tax cap holding local governments and school districts to reasonable spending, there is still much work to be done to ease the state’s heavy tax burden. The Tax
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership plays a key role in the economic development process in the Western New York region. We work to give our members a “seat at the table” with government policy makers, community leaders, area colleges and universities, economic development agencies and other groups to promote and sustain the economic health of the region.
We can think of economic development in the Buffalo Niagara Region as having three legs – land, labor and capital. Like a three-legged stool, all three must work together in balance for the development process to work smoothly and properly for the benefit of businesses in the region.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership can assist companies in all three categories to help businesses increase their competitiveness and ability to thrive in our local economy, as well as nationally and internationally.