Buffalo Real Estate

Buffalo New York offers something for everyone.

Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York. As of 2018, the population was 256,304. The city is the county seat of Erie County and a major gateway for commerce and travel across the Canada–United States border, forming part of the bi-national Buffalo Niagara Region. As of the April 1, 2010, the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) had a population of 1,135,509; the combined statistical area (CSA), which adds Cattaraugus County, had a population of 1,215,826 inhabitants.

The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois tribe and later by French colonizers. The city grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of immigration, the construction of the Erie Canal and rail transportation, and its close proximity to Lake Erie. This growth provided an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the Midwestern United States while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries that dominated the city’s economy in the 20th century. Since the city’s economy relied heavily on manufacturing, deindustrialization in the latter half of the 20th century led to a steady decline in population. While some manufacturing activity remains, Buffalo’s economy has transitioned to service industries with a greater emphasis on healthcare, research and higher education, which emerged following the Great Recession.

Buffalo is on the eastern shore of Lake Erie, at the head of the Niagara River, 16 miles (26 km) south of Niagara Falls. Its early embrace of electric power led to the nickname “The City of Light”. The city is also famous for its urban planning and layout by Joseph Ellicott, an extensive system of parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, as well as significant architectural works. Its culture blends Northeastern and Midwestern traditions, with annual festivals including Taste of Buffalo and Allentown Art Festival, two professional sports teams (Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres), and a thriving and progressive music and arts scene.

 

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Listing courtesy of Buffalo First Realty Group Inc
2468 sq ft
2468 sq ft
Listing courtesy of Serota Real Estate LLC
2304 sq ft
2304 sq ft
Listing courtesy of Hanna Commercial
24488 sq ft
24488 sq ft
Listing courtesy of Hunt Commercial Real Estate Co
1809 sq ft
1809 sq ft
Listing courtesy of Pearl Properties of NY LLC
2241 sq ft 4 beds 2 baths
2241 sq ft 4 beds 2 baths
Listing courtesy of Investor Realty Services, LLC
1161 sq ft 3 beds 1 bath
1161 sq ft 3 beds 1 bath
Listing courtesy of Hunt Real Estate ERA
4630 sq ft 3 beds 1 bath
4630 sq ft 3 beds 1 bath
Listing courtesy of Pioneer Star Real Estate
1453 sq ft 3 beds 1 bath
1453 sq ft 3 beds 1 bath
Listing courtesy of 716 Realty Group
2112 sq ft
2112 sq ft
Listing courtesy of CENTURY 21 Gold Standard
1064 sq ft 3 beds 1 bath
1064 sq ft 3 beds 1 bath
Listing courtesy of Gurney Becker & Bourne
764 sq ft 2 beds 1 bath
764 sq ft 2 beds 1 bath
Listing courtesy of MJ Peterson Real Estate
1959 sq ft 2 beds 3 baths
1959 sq ft 2 beds 3 baths
Listing courtesy of Red Door Real Estate WNY LLC
7920 sq ft
7920 sq ft
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty Buffalo
2254 sq ft 5 beds 2 baths
2254 sq ft 5 beds 2 baths
Listing courtesy of Sienna Realty
5848 sq ft
5848 sq ft