Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA)

The Erie County IDA helps growing businesses reach their expansion goals. Our tax incentives, business loans and light-medium manufacturing land development keep Erie County competitive in attracting and retaining successful businesses.



The Erie County Industrial Development Agency is an independent, public benefit corporation sanctioned by the State of New York to offer tax incentives to qualified businesses in Erie County.  ECIDA is committed  to furthering economic development, adaptive reuse of blighted properties, job growth and ensuring a competitive, thriving business environment in Erie County. The staff of the ECIDA are not employees of the City of Buffalo, the County of Erie, or the State of New York. The ECIDA does not receive operating funds from taxpayer revenues. The ECIDA receives its operating funds by collecting fees from businesses that enter into contracts with the Agency. Services are only provided to clients who live within: The ECIDA only serves employers located in Erie County.

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Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development (Specialty)
  • Revitalization (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)
  • Tax Credits (Specialty)

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Loans (Specialty)
  • Microloans (Specialty)
  • Tax Credits (Specialty)

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development


  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits
Contact Information
Andy Federick
95 Perry St
Suite 403
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 856-6525 Ext: 128