If you really need a reason to visit Buffalo-Niagara Falls simply know this- your money goes farther.
There are several things that the faithful who have stayed behind know about this are. The cost of living is low. The cost of a home is low. The cost of dinner, entertainment, sports, etc are low. The weather is good and the real problem is “bad clothes.”
According to Sperling’s Best places. A $1.00 purchase in Buffalo would cost you:
$2.18 in New York City; $1.36 in Chicago; $1.92 in Boston; $1.30 in Philadelphia; $1.18 in Pittsburgh; $1.16 in Indianpolis; $1.12 in Columbus; $1.02 in Detroit; $1.16 in Baltimore; and $1.84 in Washington DC. Each of this cities can be easily be visited from the Buffalo area as they are within a 500 mile radius.
Buffalo, NY is close to Canada and Canada is close to us. You can hunt, fish, boat, sail, cross country ski/bike/snowmobile/trail ride/and walk. We have parks, theaters, museums, arts, architecture, amusement parks, adventure river rides, 18th century European fortresses, wineries, craft beers, 2 Great Lakes, 1 Niagara River, 1 Niagara Falls, 1 Erie Canal, and access to the spectacular Genesee River Gorge and the 5 Fingers Lakes. And if that is not enough, you can spend your time at 3 Gaming Casinos.
“Buffalo is an older, industrial city that has “gone through a sort of gut-wrenching transition into the 21st Century,” Sperling says. And now that it’s gotten over the bumps, it’s a great place to live.
The Buffalo-Niagara Falls area has a growing arts scene and it’s affordable: The cost of living is 14.4 percent below the national average, and the average home price is $119,700, well below the national average of $171,700.
There are more than 20 parks in Buffalo, earning it the nickname, “City of Trees,” and for all you sports fans, it’s home of the Buffalo Bills football team and Buffalo Sabres hockey team. As for Niagara Falls, the city has moved from an industrial center to a more sustainable tourism-based economy, and with the opening of the Conference Center Niagara Falls a few years ago, it now attracts more business travelers.
The unemployment rate in the region is 8.3 percent, below the national average. Health care and education are the fastest growing industries here.
Companies That Are Hiring Now:Synacor, M&T Bank, Kaleida Health and HSBC Bank, according to Indeed.com. “
If you’ve left, consider returning home. If you are planning a vacation, we’d love to see you. If you are retiring, give us a look. If you are immigrating to the USA consider us. If you want the experience of a Bi-National Region come to where it was invented and is lived in North America.