Entrepreneurs

If you're looking for an affordable alternative to expensive big city locations, Jamestown is the right place for your new business idea to take shape. With reliable power, abundant water, and many available and affordable business locations, Jamestown provides the foundation for your efficient operation. 

Why Jamestown?

Entrepreneurs take smart risks, and in so doing can reap substantial rewards, but they can't do it all on their own. They need the support of talented and experienced professionals who can help them through the rough patches and prepare them for the challenges ahead. Before you make a capital investment, consider investing your time with the BPU and learning how we can help turn your your great idea into an efficient operation.

Additional Support for Entrepreneurs

Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of REALTORS® -- The CCBR hosts commercial and residential property listings from across the the two-county area, representing all local firms. 

Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency -- The CCIDA is the county's economic development organization and has numerous resources for businesses at its disposal. The CCIDA also lists available commercial properties in Chautauqua County 

City of Jamestown - The City of Jamestown site includes numerous resources to answer zoning, permitting and other legal questions about the area. 

Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce - The Chamber of Commerce's mission is to create a business environment in the region where our members can thrive.  

Small Business Development Center -The Jamestown SBDC provides support to entrepreneurs and business owners at every stage of the process.