Economic Development Directory


Buffalo-Niagara Enterprise

665 Main St. Suite 200, Buffalo, New York 14203, Buffalo, NY 14203 USA
Voice: 716-842-1330 (preferred)
Fax: 716-842-1724

Empire State Development Corporation

Liberty Building, Suite 717, 424 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 USA
Voice: 1-800-782-8369 (preferred)
Voice: 716-856-8111

Check out the web site to assist you with travel and tourism needs as well as assistance in doing business in NY. They are a small business sector as well as a listing of high-tech jobs and help with film making in New York

New York State Department of Labor

Blue Bird Square, 175 North Union Street, Olean, NY 14760
Voice: 716-373-1880
Fax: 716-372-3564

NYS DoL can assist you with your personnel needs or can help individuals find a job. They offer workforce training and recruitment as well as a host of other useful links are available on their web site.

Seneca Nation of Indians

Salamanca Office Building, Jimersontown Road, Salamanca, NY 14779
Voice: 716-945-1790

Visit the Seneca Nations of Indians to gain insight into their culture and the activities that take place on the reservations.

Southern Tier West

Center for Regional Excellence, Suite 200, 4309 Route 219, Salamanca, NY 14779
Voice: 716-945-5301
Fax: 716-945-5550

The Southern Tier West Regional Planning & Development Board's mission is to help coordinate and enhance planning and development activities in Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua Counties, so as to promote the social, physical, and economic development of these counties.

Cattaraugus County Business Development Corporation

214 Main Street, Little Valley, NY 14755
Fax: 716-938-8535

The CCBDC's mission is to provide education, service and support to new and existing Microenterprise businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Cattaraugus County.

Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency

PO Box 1749, 3 East Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY 14731
Voice: 716-699-2005
Fax: 716-699-2942

The purpose of the CCIDA is to retain, promote, attract and develop job and business opportunities and economically sound commerce and industry in cities, towns and villages in Cattaraugus County. The CCIDA strives to assist and promote growing industry in Cattaraugus County by helping business to be competitive and profitable by offering:

  • Financial Assistance
  • Business Incentives
  • Tax Exemptions
  • Bonds
  • Improved Utilization & Development of Local Infrastructure
  • Creation of Investment
  • Employment & Wealth in the Community
  • Recruitment of New Business

Cornell Cooperative Extension - Cattaraugus County

RR 2 Box 16A, 28 Parkside Drive, Ellicottville, NY 14731
Voice: 716-699-2377

Cornell Cooperative Extension connects the research knowledge of Cornell University to individuals, communities and families in New York to enhance their economic well-being and quality of life. As the state's land-grant university, Cornell has the special privilege and responsibility to address pressing state and national needs.

Cattaraugus Empire Zone

120 North Union Street, Olean, NY 14760
Voice: 716-373-9260

Locating your business within the Cattaraugus Empire Zone gives you so many advantages. Your business becomes Zone certified and is eligible for state and local incentives and benefits. Please explore the categories listed on our web site to read further on each of these types of incentives to see just how extensive these benefits are and how much further ahead your business will be than your competitors!

Cattaraugus Local Development Corporation

PO Box One, 11 South Franklin Street, Cattaraugus, NY 14719
Voice: 716-257-3237
Fax: 716-257-3756

The mission of the CLDC is to insure the long-term viability of the area it serves by creating opportunities for economic and community development. the CLDC is intended to be a vehicle to initiate, research, develop, incubate, fund, manage and spin off projects, programs and businesses that allow the community to have empowerment, independence and control over its own future/destiny.

Salamanca Industrial Development Agency

225 Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, NY 14779
Voice: 716-945-3230



National Fuel

10 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203
Voice: 716-857-7780
Fax: 716-857-7413



150 Erie Street, Lancaster, NY 14086
Voice: 1-800-446-1847
Fax: 716-651-5383


National Grid / Niagara Mohawk

535 Washington Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
Voice: 1-800-944-6460
Fax: 716-857-4008


Little Valley Municipal Building

Rock City Street, Little Valley, NY 14755
Voice: 716-938-9151


Salamanca City Board of Public Utilities

225 Wildwood Avenue, Salamanca, NY 14779
Voice: 716-945-3130


Steuben Rural Electric Co-Op, Inc.

5966 South Road, Cherry Creek, NY 14723
Voice: 1-800-883-8236(preferred)
Voice: 716-287-3602
Fax: 716-xxx-xxxx


Village of Arcade Electric

POB 188, 17 Church Street, Arcade, NY 14009
Voice: 716-492-1111



Olean Municipal Airport

Airport Road, Ischua, NY 14734
Voice: 716-557-8800


Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Airport Administration Office, 4200 Genesee St., Cheektowaga, NY 14225
Voice: 716-630-6000



Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.

Customer Service, Suite 200, 1200-C Scottsville Road, Rochester, NY 14624-5704
Voice: 585-463-3309


Norfolk Southern Industrial Development

4th Floor, 20 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
Voice: 607-779-3040


New York & Lake Erie Shortline

Customer Service, 47 West Main Street, Gowanda, NY 14070
Voice: 716-532-5242


Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany & Steuben - Southern Tier Extension Railroad Authority

Center for Regional Excellence, Suite 200, 4039 Route 219, Salamanca, NY 14779
Voice: 716-945-5301
Fax: 716-945-5550



St. Bonaventure University Public Relations Office

3261 West State Road, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
Voice: 716-375-2000


Jamestown Community College - Cattaraugus Campus

312 North Barry Street, Olean, NY 14760
Voice: 716-372-1661


Empire State College - Cattaraugus Campus

244-250 North Union Street, Olean, NY 14760
Fax: 716-376-7036


Houghton College - PACE Program

312 North Barry Street, Olean, NY 14760
Voice: 1-800-874-7223


Olean Business Institute

301 North Union Street, Olean, NY 14760
Voice: 716-372-7978