Real Estate Development & Office Space Leasing

Uniland Development Company is Western New York's leading full-service commercial real estate development firm. Since our founding with a single warehouse in 1974 by Carl J. Montante and Nancy R. Dobson, Uniland has developed and constructed over 15 million square feet throughout the Buffalo and Rochester, New York, markets, including more than 7 million square feet of commercial and residential space under management today.

Buffalo, NY Property Development Services

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    Property Development

    The Buffalo Niagara region's most trusted real estate developer and construction manager with over 45 years of business experience and 15 million square feet developed. Our work ranges from urban mixed use developments in downtown Buffalo and top-rated suburban office parks to flagship hotels and multifamily residences.

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    Office Space for Rent

    From energized cities to popular suburbs in Buffalo and Rochester, New York, we have more than 50 prime workspace locations to choose from. Properties for lease include: office space, coworking, flex space, industrial and warehouse space, restaurant and retail, and shovel-ready vacant land for development.

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    Property Management

    Uniland owns and manages over 140 properties serving more than 400 businesses in the Buffalo-Rochester corridor. Our team of in-house facility management professionals work with a group of approved vendors to provide preventive maintenance, comprehensive services and fast response times to emergencies.

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  • 46 years in
  • 15M square feet
  • 400 acres of
    vacant land
  • 98% of customers
    recommend us
  • 140 buildings
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Why Choose Uniland for Your Next Development Project?

Commercial real estate experience – We are focused on the goals of your organization and how our expertise in real estate development and construction management can best serve your long-term needs. Uniland Development clients benefit from a leadership team with an average of 30 years of real estate development industry experience, local market expertise, and key influence in the Buffalo and Rochester regions. We value long-term client relationships which are created by meeting their evolving needs. Our dedication is reflected in our 98% customer satisfaction rating.

WNY is in our DNA – The economic success of the Buffalo Niagara region is personal to us. We are ingrained as business and philanthropic leaders in the WNY communities we serve. Our ties to the Buffalo and Rochester business communities help get commercial real estate projects done, on time and within budget. Our history is rooted in this community and we are fortunate to work on commercial development projects that will better our community, our neighbors and our region.

Flexibility for Our Customers.  We can provide one, two or all of the steps in the commercial real estate development process from acquiring land and planning, to construction and managing a building for years after it has opened. Our work is based on our Guiding Principles: Integrity, Professionalism, Excellence, Innovation, Customer Focus and Team Focus. We approach projects based on our clients’ business needs and how our comprehensive development services can provide a real estate solution that supports their strategy for success.

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A Reputation for Results

Our Philosophy – Quality and Enduring Value. Since 1974, Uniland’s commercial property development has focused on the customer – solving their problems, planning their futures and helping them reach their goals. Uniland’s mission is to provide real estate services in the development and management of sustainable environments that reflect the company’s high standards and commitment to excellence.

Uniland’s philosophy of retaining long-term ownership of its properties reflects our commitment to build with quality, pride, and attention to details so that our clients have the optimal environment in which to conduct their business. This is possible due to Uniland’s integrated team of in-house experts who handle all facets of commercial development under one roof – from design and construction to leasing and property management.

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Uniland Residential Real Estate Development

Apartments for Rent –  Apartment communities that set new standards for quality, comfort and value. Every Uniland residential project is designed, constructed and managed to deliver a superior living experience.

Gates Circle Townhomes – Uniland’s latest residential real estate project is the new Luxury Townhome neighborhood near historic Gates Circle. These exclusive residences offer unparalleled comfort and convenience in one of Buffalo’s most celebrated areas.

Condo DevelopmentAvant, French for “Forward,” was Buffalo’s first mixed use real estate development in the Central Business District featuring 27 privately owned luxury condominiums. This adaptive reuse project transformed a 1972 Brutalist asbestos-laden federal office building spanning an entire city block into a downtown Buffalo hub with live/work/play environments.

Real Estate Development News

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    Uniland Lauded Among WNY's Healthiest Employers

    Health and wellness are important facets of Uniland’s corporate culture and they are reflected in the healthy food options, wellness classes and fitness incentives we provide. Uniland's Employee Wellness Program was recognized by Buffalo Business First for the seventh consecutive year.

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    Visiting Nursing Association Project Recognized with Brick By Brick Award

    Uniland Development Company strives to address a client’s business challenge with a real estate solution. The Visiting Nursing Association of WNY’s new headquarters has been highlighted in the Healthcare category for Buffalo Business First’s real estate development award.

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    Uniland Opens Hampton Inn Buffalo-Amherst, North America’s First Universal Design Hotel

    The new $14.4 million, 107-room Hampton by Hilton hotel is the first in North America certified in Universal Design. The Hampton Inn Buffalo-Amherst at The Northtown Center athletic complex is isUD certified in Universal Design, an emerging standard for socially responsible design.

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What is Commercial Real Estate Development?

We’ve created Uniland University featuring commercial real estate courses that are easy to understand and full of free advice, insider tips and insights from the staff of the Buffalo Niagara region’s most reputable commercial property developer.

Uniland University Guide to Commercial Real Estate

Participants will learn the latest trends and best practices in these commercial real estate development courses. Topics include leasing commercial office space, real estate development, the pros and cons of urban and suburban office locations, how to approach building your own facility, interior design, sustainability in development, what to look for in a property manager, the Design-Build construction process and a detailed demographic analysis of Buffalo and the Western New York region.

Course 1: How to Find New Office Space

Course 2: How can Large Commercial Real Estate Companies Can Help Small Businesses?

Course 3: How do You Determine the Right Amount of Office Space?

Course 4: What are the Benefits of Leasing Office Space?

Course 5: What are a few Top Features of Suburban Office Parks?

Course 6: How does Property Management Help Protect Your Business?

Course 7: What are Top Five Office Space Design Trends for 2020?

Course 8: Four Ways Design-Build is Better for Your Construction Project

Course 9: What Should You Look for in a Property Development Partner?

Course 10: Where Should You Locate a Business in Western NY?

Course 11: Coworking – How can Shared Office Space Works for Businesses of All Sizes?

Course 12: Strategies for Investing in Buffalo, NY Opportunity Zones

Course 13: What is Mixed Use Development?


Donny Wright, Director of Operations

“Uniland was extremely accommodating and met all of our business needs. They showed follow-up, directness, flexibility and, simply, kindness.”

Donny Wright, Director of Operations