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UBRI focuses on regional economic development strategy around four interconnected pillars.
Who We Are
The UB Regional Institute (UBRI), a research center of the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning, has worked in the region for over 30 years on public scholarship, public policy, urban planning, urban design, architecture, and real estate development.
What We Do
UBRI guides decision making, design, and strategic planning with implementation assistance. We take an objective approach to understanding complex issues and translate that understanding into useful and relevant information for the communities we serve.
Regional Revitalization Partnership
Read more about the RRP and about some of the transformational projects that are being funded.
In partnership with TechBuffalo, UBRI builds a set of research-driven strategies for strengthening Buffalo Niagara’s tech workforce.
East Side Avenues
A unique public/private partnership that provides capital and organizational support to transformational projects along four East Side commercial corridors.
UBRI Impact Report
Our impact report describes the pivotal role our work plays in regional economic development.
Our work examines and explains complex and shifting economic landscapes leading to smarter investments.