Northland Workforce Training Center

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

If you look at local job ads, there are usually pages of open jobs but an acute shortage of people with needed skills. The Northland Workforce Training Center is ramping up its recruitment for skills training.

Eileen Buckley / WBFO News

A liquor store proposed for the old location Gigi's restaurant on Buffalo's East Side will have to find a new place to open, after neighborhood opposition killed the project.

Northland Streetscape work resumes today

Apr 9, 2018
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Work resumes today on a full makeover for a street in one of Buffalo's East Side neighborhoods where an advanced manufacturing training center is being built.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The centerpiece of the $100 million redevelopment of Buffalo's Northland Corridor remains on schedule for completion and opening in August. Friday morning, leaders gathered to celebrate a construction milestone and encourage local citizens to step forward and take advantage of what they call a transformative project for the city.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Construction continues on the Northland Workforce Training Center in Buffalo's East Side, a project that many look upon as the anchor of broader Northland Corridor redevelopment. On Tuesday, elected officials, labor leaders and representatives of the financial community announced that millions of dollars in new markets tax credits are fueling the project, warning that federal tax reform has threatened the future use of such credits.