State, city reach agreement on Riverbend site

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A purchase agreement has been reached on a piece of property that will eventually hold a state-of-the-art facility that will bring hundreds of jobs to Buffalo.

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday an agreement between the state and the city for 88-acres of property that will become the campus of the Buffalo high-tech manufacturing innovation hub being called “Riverbend.”

The site will be home to high-tech and green energy businesses. The investment is expected to create 850 permanent jobs and at least 500 construction jobs.

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