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Cost-Effective Business Environment

The region provides a cost-effective environment for businesses, highlighted by incentives such as 0% corporate income tax for manufacturers and low-cost reliable hydropower generated from Niagara Falls and the Niagara River. This can lead to significant savings in operational costs, making Buffalo Niagara an economically attractive option for business expansion.

Skilled Workforce

One of Buffalo's well-deserved nicknames is “The City of Good Neighbors." Our people and specifically our workforce is unmatched, and being backfilled by a strong educational infrastructure with 21 colleges and universities. Our workplace attendance rates are high while our turnover rate are below national average.

Strategic Geographic Location

Buffalo Niagara’s strategic location on the Canadian border – including 7 international ports of entry – is within 500 miles (800 km) of 40% of the bi-national population. It is less than a day’s drive to Toronto, New York City, Boston, Chicago, and more


Let us Help you Navigate the Process

Are you considering a business expansion or relocation? Connecting with the right people and reviewing the right data is a critical step in the process. That is where we come in. Our team of project management experts can make sure your business is doing its due diligence on a new or expanded location decision.

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.

Our resources and services make it easier than ever to expand or relocate your business here.

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.

Major Employers

You’re in good company. Get to know our leading WNY businesses. As part of your expansion consideration process we can make introductions.

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 Guide

Your success is our success, we don’t stop until you win!

From bustling retail hubs to cutting-edge tech centers, experience unprecedented growth unlike anything seen in over 50 years. Our comprehensive guide provides essential insights including transportation access, demographics, workforce trends, real estate comparisons, industry-specific data, and beyond. Dive into the excitement and uncover a world of opportunity in Buffalo Niagara.

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.

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.

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.

Wins & Success Stories

See Buffalo Niagara Success Stories

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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