Opening a Business

Local businesses may receive assistance opening a business from the West Seneca Chamber of Commerce:

West Seneca Chamber of Commerce
Southgate Plaza 950-A Union Road
Suite 5,
West Seneca, NY 14224-3432

(716) 674-4900 Fax: (716) 674-5846

www.westseneca.org

Services Provided

  • Permitting assistance
  • Coordination of local incentives (where eligible)
  • Real estate site selection
  • Small business counseling services
  • Access to public sector financing
  • Introduction to appropriate town officials
  • Introduction to local bankers and business people

What You Need To Know About West Seneca

  • Shovel-ready development sites
  • A business friendly environment
  • Office space, production areas, industrial facilities, distribution centers, and retail locations
  • A close proximity to all public facilities, business centers, and transportation routes
  • Access to educated and trained employees

Transportation

  • Unprecedented access to highway, air, rail, and water transportation services.
  • The New York Thruway (I-90), I-190, Expressways 219 and 400, and five bridges to Canada serve West Seneca.
  • Four highway interchanges in the town enable efficient product distribution and employee transportation.
  • Norfolk Southern and CSX operate multiple rail lines.
  • Air service is available at the new Greater Buffalo-Niagara International Airport, located within five miles.

Real Estate

  • Office space, production areas, industrial facilities, distribution centers, and retail locations are available in town.
  • Land, leasing, and construction costs are competitive.

Location

  • First-ring suburb located in close proximity to all public facilities, business centers, transportation routes, attractions, and conveniences.
  • Located at the center of North America’s fifth largest market. Within a day’s drive to major markets including New York, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Toronto, and Washington.

Pro-Business Climate

  • Balanced and growing economy of manufacturing, service, and retail businesses.
  • Local government and residents are business-friendly and support commercial growth.
  • Regulations are limited. Incentives to expand are available for training, infrastructure, utilities, taxes, equipment, etc.
  • Progressive approval processes, cost-effective services, and high-quality infrastructure provide an ideal growth environment.