Buffalo Niagara is a region on the rise. We are enjoying incredible new venues and amenities at locations like Canalside and Larkinville and Business First recently reported that Buffalo Niagara is the hottest construction market in the northeast according to latest employment figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Buffalo, is up 28.6% from 21,000 construction jobs in October 2010 to 27,000 jobs in October 2015.
43North Pitch and Awards Ceremony at Shea's Performing Arts Center on October 29, 2015
The world’s largest business idea competition, 43North 2015, culminated last month with 11 winning companies who will now call Buffalo their home. Four of those companies will add to Buffalo’s burgeoning Life Sciences sector. With the growing Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, it’s clear why so many biotech and medical device companies are looking to Buffalo Niagara as a great region to grow their company. These startups are among good company as seen in this year’s featured video: We Make Buffalo.
The economic transformation of Buffalo Niagara is well underway and the data are now confirming the optimistic economic outlook shared by many across Western New York. The unprecedented support from Governor Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative has leveraged $5.5 billion in private investment in the region over the last five years. Positive economic indicators abound in Buffalo Niagara, the most recent of which is the nearly 8-year low 5.2% unemployment rate in August 2015.
Do you have a dynamite business idea? Do you want to be part of the new Buffalo momentum? Check out these incredible opportunities that reflect the changing tide and join the growing community of entrepreneurs who are living their dreams, contributing to the region’s renaissance and growing jobs in Buffalo Niagara.