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Expand your Canadian Business to the U.S.

Optimal Geographic Location

Buffalo Niagara gives your company access you won’t find anywhere else, like seven international ports of entry, certified Foreign Trade Zones, the first major port of call on the Great Lakes, and close access to 40% of the binational population. We facilitate $83 billion in annual trade between the U.S. and Canada — a full 15% of all trade between the two countries.

Made in the U.S.A.

The "Made in USA" label can be a powerful marketing tool, especially for products where the origin of manufacture is an important factor for consumers. This can lead to increased brand credibility and sales.

Low Cost of Doing Business

Businesses in Buffalo Niagara take advantage of the regions low cost of doing business and living. Many enjoy low-cost green and reliable power sources with state-allocated hydropower. Manufacturing companies benefit from the regions 0% state corporate income tax., 0% inventory/real personal property tax, and 0% sales tax on production or R&D equipment.

expansion challenges

Let us Help you Navigate the Process

Canadian businesses expanding to the U.S. can face unique challenges, including incorporation, immigration, tax compliance, labor law differences, and more. We know how to navigate these hurdles. Explore our expansion checklist and connect with us for assistance.

A Place where People Want to Live

Be in Buffalo, a program of Invest Buffalo Niagara, is introducing – or reintroducing – a new Buffalo to an entire generation of people with the skills needed to build an economy of the future. Big-city amenities, small-town charm, and affordable real estate has made Buffalo Niagara one of the most desirable places to live in the U.S.
Tool Kit

Our resources and services make it easier than ever to expand to the U.S.

Invest Buffalo Niagara serves as a single point of entry for economic development inquiries and offers a comprehensive suite of client-driven project management services to companies and consultants evaluating the market area.

Cross Border Due Diligence

Gain tips today from our team, expert partners, and other companies like you who have expanded to Buffalo Niagara. Contact us to dive deeper into these topics.

Demographic Analysis

Explore our Buffalo Niagara demographics dashboard plus our Manufacturing and Technology specific data. We can also provide custom data.

Well-education Workforce

Buffalo Niagara benefits from 21 colleges and universities graduating 90,000+ annually. Discover your sources of talent.

Site Selection

Generate property data reports, and search commercial real estate listings. Our team can run a custom search for you and schedule tours.


On top of the already low cost of doing business in Buffalo Niagara, the region offers qualifying businesses growing in WNY a number of incentive opportunities. We help companies through the application process.

Service Providers

Our region boasts a robust transportation infrastructure and benefits from strong utility partners who we are happy to introduce you to.

Resource Guides

Consider Buffalo Niagara for Your U.S. or Canadian Business Expansion

Jumpstart your journey to Buffalo Niagara with our comprehensive guides, offering expert insights on incorporation, immigration, tax and accounting, human resources, and more, tailored for both U.S. and Canadian expansions.

We've made it simple and painless to expand your business in Buffalo Niagara.

The team of professional economic development consultants at Invest Buffalo Niagara provides free and confidential services to companies considering the Buffalo Niagara region. Let us set up a series of cross border due diligence meetings. 

Book a Discovery Call

Determine if your company is right for Buffalo Niagara.

Let us Manage your Expansion Project

From research to ribbon cutting -- we’ve got you covered.

Find Success in Buffalo Niagara

Our services don’t end there. Upon expansion or relocation, we’re here to provide connections to hiring agencies, media contacts, and more to help ensure your success.

Wins & Success Stories

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Available Commercial Properties

Explore properties in the region

Browse through a range of commercial properties tailored to suit every business need in the thriving Buffalo Niagara region. From modern office spaces to development locations, discover the perfect space to elevate your business and capitalize on the region’s growth opportunities.


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