Buffalo Urban Development Corporation, Buffalo Place and Working for Downtown are encouraging the Western New York retail community to submit proposals to the Queen City Pop-Up Project. This initiative is designed to encourage retail activity along Main Street by creating new "pop-up" shops that feature local retailers. The winners of the Queen City Pop-Up Project will receive free rent in a select retail location for the holiday season.
as better specified in the attached project package for the Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park located in S. Buffalo near Tifft Street wrapping around the Union Ship Canal.
This agreement will be for a three year term and the bids are due back to 95 Perry St., suite 404 by 1:30 PM on October 10th, 2014. A site visit is encouraged and will be held
on September 24th at 1:30 PM in the parking lot south of the canal. The authorized staff for all questions pertaining to this process is Phil Riggs at firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here for a copy of the RFP (PDF)
Over the past two years, the Mayor's Office of Strategic Planning, its' consultant team, and the community have been diligently working on the Buffalo Green Code. Based upon this input and the thousands of comments received prior to these meetings, the City's consultants have been busy preparing a draft of the zoning code. The City is currently reviewing the details with stakeholders and draft sections are available online at ftp://ftp.ci.buffalo.ny.us/Planning/GreenCode/GreenCodeWorkingDraftUDO/.
Written comments can be submitted to John Fell, Senior Planner with the City of Buffalo at PLAN81@ch.ci.buffalo.ny.us. A public draft is scheduled to be released in the next few months, which will incorporate comments received to date. Your participation is welcome and encouraged.