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Software firm plans to create 150 jobs in Buffalo

Invest Buffalo Niagara promoted the region’s workforce availability, education system and investments in technology development, Hubacher said. The organization also highlighted investments designed to make the city’s downtown a more attractive place to recruit and retain tech talent, he said.

November 12, 2021

U.S. border opens to Canadian traffic

Tom Kucharski of Invest Buffalo Niagara said the return of binational traffic will allow the agency to continue assisting Canadian companies to expand into the U.S. “They’re not going to make business decisions based on our drone camera or Google Earth,” Kucharski said. “They’ve got to be here and be able to meet with folks. […]

November 12, 2021

Buffalo region leads the way in renewable energy, sustainability

When you think of Buffalo, N.Y., things that come to mind could include lost Super Bowls, snow and, of course, chicken wings. But the real news coming out of Buffalo is renewable energy. For more than a century, the Western New York city has been a leader in clean energy.

November 08, 2021

Interest in the region is picking up, Invest Buffalo Niagara’s Kucharski says

Invest Buffalo Niagara received 41 “expressions of interest” from July through September from companies interested in relocating or expanding into Western New York, said Kucharski, the organization’s president and CEO. “It was the most active we can remember,” he said. “Just knock-out crazy.” And that’s with the Canadian border still closed. “When the Canadian border […]

November 02, 2021

Former Bethlehem Steel continues redevelopment with groundbreaking of large manufacturing site

“Our region is significantly below the inventory that is required compared to our peer cities,” Michael Montante, CEO of Uniland, said. “That’s not good because that really limits new companies and existing companies coming in and expanding in Western New York. 8 Dona is part of that solution.”

November 02, 2021

Top Seedz receives 43North grand prize

Brady won over a panel of judges who picked a $1 million grand prize winner and seven runners-up who won $500,000 each in the program at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre.  “We want to employ a lot of people,” including a bigger sales force, Brady said.

November 02, 2021

UB one of 27 schools named to The Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll

The ratings measure whether students have a campus quality of life that is both healthy and sustainable; how well a school is preparing students for employment in the clean-energy economy of the 21st century, as well as for citizenship in a world now defined by environmental concerns and opportunities; and how environmentally responsible a school’s […]

November 01, 2021

The Regeneration of Travel a Widow Finds Reinvention in Buffalo

“Oh my gosh, they seem so proud of their city,” Charlotte says. “It’s like, everybody’s saying, ‘This is our town. We’ve all got to pitch in and keep it going.’”

October 28, 2021

New York: Where Steel Turns Into Sugar

“New York State’s investment in innovative companies like Sucro Sourcing continues to grow our regional economies,” said Empire State Development Acting Commissioner and President & CEO-designate Eric Gertler. “This sugar refinery is just one example of how the former Bethlehem Steel site is being reimagined for businesses looking to expand and create long-term jobs and […]

October 07, 2021

Cattaraugus County seals deal to build new $500M Great Lakes Cheese plant

Hundreds of Southern Tier jobs are saved and hundreds more eventually will be added, while local cows will continue providing raw milk with a deal to build a new $500 million cheese factory in Franklinville.

September 30, 2021