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By Matt Glynn » Thursday, February 4, 2016

The big auto dealer groups just keep growing. West Herr Automotive Group last year acquired two Nissan dealerships and one Infiniti dealership in the Buffalo Niagara region. Even before those deals, Automotive News ranked West Herr the 24th largest dealer group in the country, based on new retail vehicle... Read More

By Jonathan D. Epstein » Sunday, January 31, 2016

Western New York’s commercial real estate market continues to slowly but steadily improve – driven by economic recovery, renovations and more interest in downtown Buffalo – but the slack demand for existing office space remains a challenge for 2016 and beyond. The redevelopment of historic buildings – fueled by... Read More

By Emma Sapong » Sunday, January 31, 2016

In the digital age, the advertising world is topsy turvy. Cord cutters abound, and ads are blocked or skipped. And one unsatisfied customer has the power to unravel a major corporation with an unflattering social media post that goes viral. “The biggest challenge for advertisers and marketers is that we’ve really lost... Read More

By Samantha Christmann » Sunday, January 31, 2016

Staffing and recruiting agencies are among the first businesses to witness broad-based job growth, seeing which sectors heat up the fastest and reacting to demand for employees. When it comes to many jobs in the new Buffalo, they are the gatekeepers, providing the first level of employee vetting. For job seekers at... Read More

By David Robinson » Sunday, January 31, 2016

In the old days – as recently as three or four years ago – Ryan Schroen probably would be thinking about where his job hunt would take him. On track to graduate this spring from Canisius College with a master’s degree in business administration, Schroen is just the type of young person who would pack up and leave... Read More

By Emma Sapong » Sunday, January 31, 2016

A record number of tourists are pouring into the Buffalo-Niagara region, drawn by a mix of attractions from Canalside to Niagara Falls. “With so many new and revitalized tourist attractions, as well as huge increase of number of the hotels, it’s given us the ability to tell a new story to travel writers and event... Read More

By » Sunday, January 31, 2016

Over the past three decades, the number of physicians practicing medicine on their own in Western New York and around the nation has declined sharply, while the number in the largest practices has soared, according to the latest data from the American Medical Association. Between 1983 and 2014, the share of physicians in... Read More

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Western New York area colleges and universities for years braced for an anticipated downturn in the numbers of students that would fill their classrooms and residence halls. Now, they’re smack in the midst of it and muddling through a demographic shift that has resulted in fewer and fewer high school graduates... Read More

By Matt Glynn » Sunday, January 31, 2016

Local manufacturers want to fill job openings and update their image at the same time. They want to banish the image of factories as dingy, unsafe working environments, in a sector with dwindling job prospects and low-skilled occupations. Rather than simply lamenting the problem, companies are supporting educational... Read More

By David Robinson » Sunday, January 31, 2016

The parking lot already is packed outside the SolarCity factory in South Buffalo, months before the solar systems company makes its first solar panel. The vehicles are from the more than 850 workers constructing the $900 million factory that the state is building and equipping for SolarCity – the centerpiece project in... Read More

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