HARBORCENTER officials led a tour showcasing the progress of the facility in downtown Buffalo Thursday. HARBORCENTER president John Koelmel says the building is expected to be a world class entertainment venue once it’s complete.
A contest that bills itself as the world’s largest business plan competition announced the conclusion of its application process Monday. 43North attracted 6,932 applicants from across the world to take part in the competition in Buffalo, which includes applicants from all 50 states and 96 countries.
Another milestone has been reached in the construction of HarborCenter. Exterior wall panels have started going up around the facility and crews are preparing the wood beams that will be installed to hold the roof up over the ice rinks.
As construction heads for completion on the HarborCenter complex, officials continue to release glimpses of what the public can expect. On Wednesday, they discussed their 13,000 square foot dining establishment that will be known as (716).
The large cranes that line downtown Buffalo are a sign of true economic development and progress the city hasn't witnessed in decades. In this week's Press Pass conversation, WBFO's Eileen Buckley and Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer discuss HARBORcenter and how it is a catalyst of future growth in downtown's Canalside area.