(Crowd) funding Buffalo’s revitalization

by Sarah Brennan and Eliza Friedman via Buffalo Law Journal

Western New York’s economic resurgence, particularly throughout the City of Buffalo, is an almost unmistakable phenomenon. This can be seen from the development of Canalside and the waterfront, the renewal of Hertel Avenue, the ongoing groundbreaking of new buildings on the medical campus, the attraction of SolarCity and IBM to Buffalo to the new upscale restaurants and craft breweries popping up all over the city.

The resurgence is also evidenced by...