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Cuomo and other senior administration officials say the changes in Buffalo are not just limited to the economy; they say the investment and attention have resulted in a holistic, and almost spiritual renaissance in the city, as evidenced by a renewed sense of optimism, positive press coverage and a stanching of long-term population loss.“The last seven years have undoubtedly been the best in Buffalo for a very long time,” said Howard Zemsky, the president of Empire State Development, the state’s primary economic development agency.
“And I don’t think it’s coincidental that the way the governor transformed economic development has had a very positive impact.”Mr.
Cuomo announced his bold vision for New York’s second largest and perhaps longest-suffering city.“We believe in Buffalo. Cuomo said, announcing an economic development package of $1 billion.
But an examination of the plans and progress of projects included in the Buffalo Billion reveals a far more uneven return on investment to date: a mix of street-level successes, expensive brick-and-mortar gambles and ill-conceived misfires.
Cuomo administration officials say the improvements to Buffalo should not be solely measured by the economy; they say the state’s investment and attention have led to an almost spiritual renaissance in the city.“I haven’t been following it all that closely,” he said, in an interview on NY1.
“But that’s why we have a trial.”Thus far, the Buffalo Billion’s biggest money projects have gone to just a select group of well-connected developers, and have been limited to a small number of locations, including several blocks known as the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, where several multimillion projects have been based.
Zemsky noted some 25,000 new private sector jobs have come to the city during the Cuomo administration, and added that many of the Buffalo Billion projects — both past and future — were not exclusively about jobs, per se, but support for long-term solutions like downtown revitalization, smart growth, opening up the waterfront and keeping younger generations from fleeing.“I guarantee that you can find some statistic saying we’re lagging behind the Sun Belt,” said Mr.