POD: Marnie LaVigne

 Tags: Bell Ringer

Greg Pokriki   |     Aug 16, 2017

Food truck economy

Food trucks have hitched themselves to the rise of metropolitanism. More and more, people are deciding they want to live in the city. Millennials have flocked downtown at record numbers and food trucks have enjoyed the ride.

 Tags: food processing

Greg Pokriki   |     Aug 11, 2017

Lynch Fluid Controls: The painting that never dries

“Owning a business is like making a painting that never dries.”

 Tags: Success Story

Greg Pokriki   |     Aug 08, 2017

Benefits of a local champion

Business attraction projects can take more forms than many would assume. There are the basics—a company expanding into a new market or a company relocating an existing facility from one market to another.

Alan Rosenhoch   |     Aug 07, 2017

POD: Doug Dimitroff

 Tags: Bell Ringer

Greg Pokriki   |     Aug 02, 2017

InBN dictionary: Shovel ready

Shovel Ready – In New York State shovel ready, refers to a site that is “certified” under the Build Now-NY Program. A certified shovel ready site is one where a developer and/or municipality has proactively worked with Empire State Development and undergone required zoning considerations, completed necessary environmental surveys and studies, received proper permits and installed utility infrastructure sufficient for the proposed development.

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Matthew Hubacher   |     Jul 31, 2017

Flipping the switch on Bethlehem Steel

In its heyday, 22,000 blue-collars worked on the Bethlehem Steel site in Lackawana. My grandfather Frank Azzarello was one of the 22,000. So was Stephen Tobias, pictured below on the right.  

Greg Pokriki   |     Jul 25, 2017

Catching some sun in Buffalo Niagara

Buffalo Niagara is often known for its green energy initiatives across industry. But it is also a region of great solar technology, growing larger each day. It’s even the home of Solar City.

Lorrie Abounader   |     Jul 24, 2017

POD: Leslie Zemsky

 Tags: Bell Ringer

Greg Pokriki   |     Jul 19, 2017

POD: Eva Bak

 Tags: Bell Ringer

Greg Pokriki   |     Jul 19, 2017

POD: Alan Rosenhoch

 Tags: Bell Ringer

Greg Pokriki   |     Jul 18, 2017

Brownfields in Batavia

Nestled in between the bustle of Buffalo and the city of Rochester lies Batavia, New York. The strategic geographic location lends Batavia to a surprising number of visitors and passerbys. The city streets see nearly 25,000 cars a day, which help local businesses and is part of the reason for the burgeoning renaissance of Batavia.

 Tags: Genesee County

Greg Pokriki   |     Jul 13, 2017

Real estate market in Buffalo Niagara

When working with Canadian companies considering a Buffalo Niagara business expansion, availability, costs, and market conditions are always the primary concerns. Canadian business owners are unsure of the availability of commercial properties, average sale rates, and the current trends relating to Buffalo Niagara real estate. 

Carolyn Powell   |     Jul 10, 2017

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