Buffalo's economic growth

Erie County Legislature

A four-month study has concluded that creating a  municipal broadband Internet service in Erie County would boost the economy, create jobs and raise property values.


Remedial work will start soon on a multi-phased project planned at the former Millard Fillmore Hospital site on Gates Circle. Developers plan to transform the West Side site into a retirement community, apartment complex and community center.

Ashley Hassett / WBFO News

Buffalo hosted the 11th annual Business Alliance for Local Living Economies or the BALLE business conference this year. The event brought together over 600 self-described “localists” from around the continent who all share the idea that local businesses are key to solving community problems.

WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

The buzz of construction can be heard in parts of downtown Buffalo as major economic development kicks into high gear. The Mayor promises the city's future is on the rise.