Economic Development

Current Economic Development RFP’S

Economic Development:

The office of Economic Development aims to foster business and industrial development in the City of Niagara Falls. To accomplish this, we;

  • Provide technical support and assistance to firms seeking to expand into or relocate to the City.
  • Provide economic information and technical assistance required bu investors from the inquiry phase to the successful completion of a new project.
  • Market the City to targeted companies in the U.S. and abroad.
  • See to assist established companies to retain local jobs and encourage new job creation, investment and expansion.
  • Maintain an inventory of available buildings and sites.
  • Develop effcient funding sources fpr potential economic development projects.
  • Promote the growth of light industry and tourism, working with other public team members, such as the Niagara County Center For economic development (www.niagaracountybusiness.com) and the Empire State Development Corporation (www.empire.state.ny.us) and USA Niagara Development (www.usaniagara.com)

Additional Information

Contacts for the Office of Economic Development

FollowUSThe City of Niagara Falls, NY
Department of Economic Development
N.F.C. Development Corporation
City Hall – Room 214
745 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14302-0069

Mr. Anthony Vilardo, Director of Business Development
Department of Economic Development
Phone: (716) 286-4480
Fax: (716) 286-4484
Room #214
Email: anthony.vilardo@niagarafallsny.gov

Mr. Thomas Tedesco, Renewal Community Coordinator
Department of Economic Development
Phone:  716-286-4482
Email: thomas.tedesco@niagarafallsny.gov

Contacts for the Office of Planning and Environmental Services

City Hall – Room 347
745 Main Street – P.O. Box 69
Niagara Falls, NY  14302
Phone: 716-286-4470
Fax: 716-286-4485

Mr. Thomas J. DeSantis, Senior Planner
Phone: 716-286-4477
Email: thomas.desantis@niagarafallsny.gov

Mr. Alan Nusbaum, Environmental Assistant
Phone:  716-286-4462
Email: alan.nusbaum@niagarafallsny.gov

Mr. James Bragg, Planner II/Historic Preservation Specialist
Phone: 716-286-4467
Email: james.bragg@niagarafallsny.gov

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