Erie County Industrial Development Agency

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A new series of tax breaks will allow the Lackawanna wind turbines along Lake Erie to get some much needed repairs.

 

Savvy Over 60: Brenda McDuffie

Mar 27, 2019
Buffalo Urban League

Brenda McDuffie was not born in Buffalo, but she has spent her professional career making the city a better place to live. She retains no Brooklyn-born accent, but the public housing she grew up in remains her inspiration to tiredlessly help disadvantaged residents gain the diverse quality-of-life skills needed to provide for themselves and their families. McDuffie chairs the Erie County Industrial Development Agency, is a member of the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable and, this year, celebrates 20 years as President and CEO of the Buffalo Urban League.

Michael Mroziak

Town of Tonawanda company Unifrax is thanking National Grid and the Erie County Industrial Development Agency for the incentives that made it possible to carry out a major expansion of its area facilities.

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A new campaign is underway to promote the positive impact that adaptive reuse projects have had in the City of Buffalo. The goal is to prevent potential changes that supporters say could derail the city's renaissance.

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A large chunk of land in the City of Lackawanna where the former Bethlehem Steel plant once stood is now the property of Erie County. After infrastructure updates, the county will pursue companies to help convert the space into a business park that will include renewable energy-powered advanced manufacturing.


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Redevelopment of the former Bethlehem Steel site, in Lackawanna, is another step closer to reality. The Erie County Industrial Development Agency approved buying nearly 150 acres of the site along Route 5 Thursday. County Executive Mark Poloncarz says, it's an important purchase for the IDA and the County.

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Plans to renovate the former Trico factory, in downtown Buffalo, could be shelved without more taxpayer help as the cost of the proposed project has nearly doubled.


Erie County Industrial Development Agency

For years, remnant structures from Buffalo’s past have haunted the streets and neighborhoods of its present. But thanks, in part, to the Erie County Industrial Development Agency’s adaptive reuse program, that’s changing for many neighborhoods.

City of Buffalo

Small companies owned by women and minorities will soon be able to find help bringing their dreams to life.

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Another step in the revitalization of downtown Buffalo will be celebrated today with the grand opening of the new Flying Bison brewery.

Mortgage company expanding, adding 249 jobs

Mar 13, 2014

A local mortgage servicing company is planning a move and expansion that will nearly double its workforce.

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Uniland Development's tax break request for a new office building in downtown Buffalo has one more hurdle to clear.