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Perfectly Positioned for Success

Buffalo Niagara is in the center of an internationally significant community and regional marketplace. The region’s strategic location is on the Canadian border among the Great Lakes System along the Niagara River. Buffalo Niagara is enjoying economic success and is poised for long-term growth, but our location is just one of our assets.

With a diverse economy, 21 colleges and universities, affordable and renewable power (Thanks, Niagara Falls), and a history of innovation, Buffalo Niagara is enjoying economic success and is poised for long-term growth. Come grow your business with us.

Cost-Effective Operating Environment

Benefit from enticing incentives, eco-friendly energy savings, competitive salaries, affordable real estate, and an overall low cost of living and doing business.

Major Employers with Industry Leaders

Grow your business among industry-disrupting companies deeply rooted in its collaborative ecosystem and innovative economy.

Well-educated & Dedicated Workforce

Our strong ties with top educational institutions & training programs ensure you have access to unmatched talent. Not just any talent -- our workforce is unmatched. Our hard work and hustle attitude is what has us at the forefront of innovation.

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Key Industries

Discover Thriving Industries in Buffalo Niagara

Business is booming in a region undergoing an all-encompassing renaissance. The region’s diversified and growing economy has been recognized by leading business publications such as Fast Company, Forbes, The New York Times, CNBC, Business Week, and more.

Advantages Of Growing In Buffalo Niagara

Grow your Business in a Region 
on the Rise!

Our rich manufacturing history has gifted us with expansive infrastructure, and an unmatched workforce. The people who work her are having an impact all over the world. Take for example the employees at Moog who develop technology that is used in power-generated turbines, Formula One racing cars, and medical infusion systems.

Buffalo Niagara is home to top tech talent, available capital, an entire collaborative community of startup resources, and industry disrupting companies like M&T Bank who is deeply rooted in Buffalo’s Central Business District on our Main Street Innovation Corridor. 

Why buffalo Niagara?

There’s never been a better time to invest, work, and live in Buffalo Niagara.

Welcome to a Great Life

Finding ways to spend your free time is easy, affordable, and accessible. Buffalo Niagara is a cultural destination for history, art, and entertainment. Just a few notable options include Buffalo AKG Art Museum, Colored Musician Club, National Comedy Center, Explore & More Children’s Museum, Shea’s Performing Arts Center, Naval & Military Park, Aquarium of Niagara, sports teams including the Buffalo Bills & Sabres, and Erie Canal. Explore so many more plus great architecture, dining, and music. Download our 90-page relocation guide.

Low Cost of Living

Big-city amenities, small-town charm, and affordable real estate has made Buffalo one of the most desirable places to live for millennials. The cost of living here is 3.3% below the national average. See how your current city stacks up.

Climate Change Refuge

A Harvard University study found that Buffalo may be a potential refuge from the immediate effects of climate change thanks to our abundant fresh water, mild temperatures, ready infrastructure, and more. Buffalo is the 4th safest city from natural disasters and is strategically located along the Great Lakes – the largest fresh water supply in the world. Plus, Upstate NY has the cleanest electric power profile in the country. Learn more.

Inspiring Places

A spectacular region with wonderful waterways and generous green spaces to explore year-round. Buffalo Niagara boasts attractions like the Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls, endless hiking trails at Letchworth State Park, tubing and skiing at Holliday Valley, and kayaking or ice skating at Canal Side. Read about our cool spaces.

Innovative People

Our people are our greatest asset – skilled, hard working, and friendly! More Western New Yorkers are earning degrees here than ever before and building their futures here too. Our efforts to attract talent are intentional as seen in our Be in Buffalo initiative. Read our ambassador stories.

Jumpstart Your Dream Career Here

Whether you’re an engineer or marketing professional, a nurse or tech wiz, we’ve got you covered. Moving to Western New York and not sure where to get started in your job search? Start browsing our tools and resources

Wins & Success Stories

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About Invest Buffalo

A Legacy of Growth & Innovation.

Invest Buffalo Niagara is the region’s leading economic development organization, dedicated to growing jobs and investment in the Buffalo Niagara area. As a catalyst for economic progress, we provide invaluable support, resources, and expertise to businesses looking to start, expand, or relocate in this dynamic region. With a deep understanding of the local market and a network of strategic partnerships, Invest Buffalo Niagara is committed to driving innovation, job creation, and prosperity in the heart of Western New York.


Shaping the Future of Business

Our investors are more than just financiers; they are partners in progress, deeply committed to nurturing growth and innovation in the Buffalo Niagara region. InBN investors and partners are dedicated to helping Invest Buffalo Niagara bring companies to the region. Their commitment fuels and enables our collaboration and coordination, which will make all the difference in the future development of our region.

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