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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.
Regional Revitalization Partnership (RRP)
The RRP takes a public-private approach that will maximize impact and leverage additional investment for Buffalo’s East Side and the urban cores of Rochester and Niagara Falls.
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.