Business Development


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Here's a link to a podcast featuring some of our Retool'22 speakers, talking about NY's Climate Action goals and how manufacturers have opportunities in the climate tech/clean tech sector. Energy Evolution Podcast Retool'22

We had a great time hosting Retool'22 in Jamestown (NY) October 17-19.
We accomplished our goals -- to Listen, Learn, Meet, Discover.

Great keynotes, featured speakers, and panelists, and lots of networking as well as an EV showcase that included an all-electric bus owned by the Niagara Frontier Transit Authority and built by New Flyer.

All of these pics were taken by our photographer from 3 5 8 Productions.

Clint Wilder Retool22
Workforce training panel RETOOL22
LaVigne.Williams Panel Retool22
NFTA bus Retool22
John Ellis at Retool22
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The City of Jamestown is a low-cost, high-quality alternative to expensive cities for budget-conscious entrepreneurs. Jamestown enjoys a bustling downtown that includes retail shops, restaurants and world-class destinations like the National Comedy Center, Robert H. Jackson Center, the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History and the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. Near downtown are many available sites for light industrial, manufacturing and commercial development including sites at the nearby Mason Industrial Park. All benefit from the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities’ low-cost electricity, abundant water and superior customer service.

The Jamestown BPU can help your new or existing business in several ways:

  • Technical consulting from our experts for local site selection
  • Connections to local experts ready to assist your business
  • Competitive, economic development rates for large electricity customers

Expand, Relocate, Start-Up

Whether you’re looking to expand operations into a 50,000 square foot facility, relocate your business to one of the world’s largest economies, or open a new neighborhood pub, the Jamestown BPU can answer your questions and direct you to available resources.

Available Properties in Chautauqua County

Strategic Location

Jamestown’s mix of city amenities and rural charm belie our proximity to major metropolitan areas including Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Toronto, Rochester and Erie, PA. In Jamestown, our businesses are never more than a 3-hour drive to over 14 million potential customers. We are an ideal location to establish and grow your new business!

With dozens of available sites to suit every need, a vibrant and growing medical campus in the heart of the city, inexpensive rents and an updated infrastructure, Jamestown provides quality locations to both new and established businesses.

Target Industries

  • Agribusiness and Agritourism
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Food Processing
  • Growing operations
  • Healthcare
  • Logistics & Distribution
  • Water-intensive industries