We have a chance to work together for jobs and opportunity, a park, an events center and a cutting-edge digital campus… all without burdening taxpayers with unfunded dreams and ill-conceived schemes.
But only if we work together.
Urbacon, one of the premier developers of commercial and industrial properties in Canada and the northern United States, has teamed up with Niagara Falls Redevelopment (NFR) to announce a landmark partnership to develop the Niagara Digital Campus. This innovative, $1.48 billion technology and data hub will bring thousands of jobs and cutting-edge technological infrastructure to the City of Niagara Falls.
Building on the unique strengths of the Niagara Falls area, the development will be energy efficient, low noise and blend seamlessly with the surrounding area.
As part of the proposal, NFR has pledged to donate land for Centennial Park and provide $2.5 million over ten years for upkeep and maintenance.
The jobs are real. The future is clear.
Let’s build ’em both.
The Niagara Digital Campus is estimated to bring more than 5,600 construction jobs and 550 permanent jobs to Niagara FallsLearn More
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“Niagara Falls is missing an opportunity if they turn their back on this. Look around you—look at Pennsylvania, Ohio, other areas, and what they are doing. They are saying ‘Let’s do this.’ Why not here?”Read the full interview
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The following opinion piece appeared in the December 27, 2022, issue of the Niagara Gazette, and was reprinted in Niagara Falls Reporter on January 30, 2023. Pat Whalen is the former director of the Niagara Global Tourism Institute and has been involved in planning, facilities management and operations for more than 30 years. Mayor Robert Restaino has a $150 […]
With continued public discussion of development plans for downtown Niagara Falls, a series of articles recently appeared in the the Niagara Gazette and the Niagara Falls Reporter, detailing issues surrounding the proposed taking of private property by the City of Niagara Falls for an ill-advised and unfunded park and events center that will supposedly cost the city more than $150 million (indeed, some published reports indicate the […]
On behalf of the Niagara USA Chamber, I would like to thank you for your continued support of the Chamber and its efforts. We appreciate your generous support of the Niagara USA Chamber Scholarship Program, which will enable local small businesses to join the Chamber and use the many benefits of the membership to grow and succeed in their endeavors. KORY SCHULER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NIAGARA USA CHAMBER
Since we can remember, Mr. Milstein and Niagara Falls Redevelopment has been most generous to the Niagara Falls community at large and the Niagara Falls men in blue… MICHAEL DRAKE, PRESIDENT, NIAGARA FALLS POLICE CLUB
We’ve long appreciated the steadfast support of Niagara Falls Redevelopment and its owner Howard Milstein. When it comes to health and wellness NFR has been a valuable partner. JOSEPH A. RUFFOLO, PRESIDENT AND CEO, NIAGARA FALLS MEDICAL CENTER