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Niagara Falls Facts

Niagara Falls, USA is the number one untapped tourism destination in the country!

Put Niagara Falls, USA in your development pipeline today.

  • 125 million people living within a day’s drive
  • 20 million visitors a year
  • 3 world class casinos each drawing over 6 million people a year

Development Opportunity:

Niagara’s rich cultural history combined with 365 day-per-year casino traffic has paved the way for a redevelopment opportunity second to none. With 125 million people living within a day’s drive and 20 million visitors each year, this opportunity is immeasurable. To take advantage of this extraordinary development opportunity in one of the world’s most unique international tourist destinations, contact us today.

Niagara Falls

The Facts

Regional Demographics

  • 125 million people within an 8-hour drive
  • 20 million visitors annually
  • Annual multi-billion dollar tourism and recreational spending
  • Over 100,000 students enrolled in over 20 local colleges and universities
  • Located within the “Golden Horseshoe” – an international region extending from metropolitan Toronto, through the Southern Ontario and Buffalo-Niagara regions, to Rochester, NY

Regional Amenities

  • 2,000 hotel rooms from luxury spas to charming inns
  • 100+ golf courses, 100+ wineries, world class fishing, boating and hunting, museums, amusement parks, family attractions, festivals, casino gaming and entertainment
  • Professional NFL and NHL teams
  • Eco and cultural attractions
  • State-of-the-art conference center
  • An unmatched pride and sense of community

100+ Prime Acres

  • Adjacent to the Seneca Niagara Casino Hotel and Spa – attracts nearly 7 million visitors annually
  • Two additional casino’s only minutes away
  • Immediate access to all major highways into the Niagara Region
  • Immediate access to Canada/US Border
  • Close proximity to the Falls
  • 10 minutes from the Niagara Falls International Airport
  • 25 minutes from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport
  • Located within driving distance to a host of local and regional historic and cultural festivals
  • All necessary development infrastructures are in place
Niagara property aerial map

Development Environment

  • Development-friendly municipal and state governments
  • Special tax and employment incentives
  • Flexible zone plans
  • Development, leasing and joint venture opportunities for lifestyle, mixed-use, retail, restaurant, hotel or entertainment facility
  • Unique opportunity for luxury and theme hotels with a number of flags still available
  • Financing is available

NYS Empire Zone

Niagara Falls, USA is a designated Empire Zone. Benefits for Empire Zone certified companies include:

Enhanced benefits for Qualified Empire Zone Enterprises (QEZE)

To receive Qualified Empire Zone Enterprise (QEZE) enhanced zone benefits, a business must be zone certified under the requirements outlined in the eligibility and certification section and must pass additional tests based on the business’ employment history and operations.

  • Sales Tax Exemptions
  • Real Property Tax Credit
  • Tax Reduction Credit

Local Benefits

Municipalities designated as Empire Zones may also offer additional incentives including sales tax refunds, and property tax abatements for real property improvements in the Zone. Many utility companies (including gas, electric and telephone services) also offer rate reductions to certified Empire Zone businesses. Check with the local zone administrator to see what additional reductions are available.

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