Buffalo Business First looked at how the Buffalo Niagara region would be impacted should President Donald Trump’s biometric mandate be implemented.
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 Andrew Cuomo.
January 19, 2017
Niagara Gazette (1/15/17):
This Niagara Gazette article covers the highlights of the Advocacy Agenda Rollout event such as:
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s 2017 Advocacy Agenda was also featured in an article by WBFO with a focus first on tourism dollars and then shifting to the need for more regional connectivity through transportation infrastructure. The agenda pushes two metro rail extensions; one to the University at Buffalo’s North Campus and the other south to Buffalo’s cobblestone district.
The 2017 Advocacy Agenda unveiling event was featured in a Buffalo News article Friday morning. The article highlighted a regional priority of connecting the community and growing through improved transportation initiatives.
“The Buffalo Niagara Partnership applauds Governor Cuomo’s ongoing commitment to Upstate, especially Buffalo Niagara and the creation of Buffalo Billion2. This plan will continue the undeniable momentum created under the original Buffalo Billion and provide strategic investment throughout our region for several key projects and initiatives. We are most excited about a commitment to the expansion of metro-rail service, the creation of an industrial park at the former Bethlehem Steel site, and plans to boost the economic impact of Buffalo Niagara’s tourism draw.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership announced today it was awarded a Global NY Grant. The grant will help the Partnership fund important export education programming aimed at increasing exposure to international export opportunities for Western New York companies.