Buffalo, NY

WORKFORCE

  • Located within 500 miles of 40% of the US population and 59% of the Canadian population
  • Over 640,000 in labor shed within 50 miles of SIP
  • Low cost of living means most Western NY employee earnings are lower than national averages

INCENTIVES & BUSINESS CLIMATE

  • Low cost of business development
  • Affordable real estate and competitive salaries
  • State and local government tax incentives such as:
    • No state corporate income tax for manufacturers
    • No inventory/real personal property tax
    • No sales tax on production or R&D equipment
  • Affordable, renewable power (Niagara Falls, SIP solar development)

QUALITY OF LIFE

EDUCATION

  • Over 106,000 students enrolled in two- and four- year colleges
  • 28,000 annual college graduates
  • 21 colleges and universities within Buffalo-Niagara region

(Source: Invest Buffalo Niagara)

Economics & Demographics

1 Workdays Drive to:

40

of US population

59

of Canadian population

40

of all Retail Sales

40

of Industrial output

Industries

Transportation Logistics (Truck)

0- 99 mi.

  • 2 mi. – Buffalo, NY
  • 70 mi. – Hamilton, CAN
  • 80 mi. – Rochester, NY
  • 85 mi. – Erie, PA
  • 95 mi. – Toronto, CAN

100 – 199 mi.

  • 190 mi. – Pittsburgh
  • 195 mi. – Altoona, PA
  • 130 mi. – Cleveland
  • 199 mi – Akron, OH
  • 185 mi. – Youngstown, OH

200 – 299 mi.

  • 230 mi. – Canton, OH
  • 260 mi. – Detroit, MI
  • 290 mi. – Albany, NY
300 – 399 mi.

  • 320 mi. – Columbus, OH
  • 340 mi. – Ottawa, CAN
  • 350 mi. – Baltimore, MD
  • 360 mi. – New York, NY
  • 375 mi. – Washington, DC
  • 375 mi. – Philadelphia, PA
  • 390 mi. – Montreal, CAN

400+ mi.

  • 450 mi. – Providence, RI
  • 460 mi. – Boston, MA
  • 475 mi. – Richmond, VA
  • 425 mi. – Cincinnati, OH
  • 490 mi. – Indianapolis, IN
  • 525 mi. – Louisville, KY
  • 530 mi. – Chicago, IL
  • 515 mi. – Milwaukee, WI
  • 550 mi. – Quebec City, CAN
  • 650 mi. – Charlotte, NC
  • TBD
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