• Size

    405,000 SF

  • Stories

    15

  • Use

    Office, Hospitality and Retail

  • Year Completed

    2009

  • Project Value

    $85 Million

  • Recognition

    Project of the Year, Building of the Year, Best Looking New Building

Avant, 200 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202

Avant, French for “Forward,” was Buffalo’s first mixed use development in the Central Business District. The building’s classic glass curtain wall profile reflects Buffalo today and tomorrow. This adaptive reuse project transformed a Brutalist 1972 asbestos-laden federal office building spanning an entire city block into a hub for live/work/play environments. Avant features an Embassy Suites hotel, Class A office space, a steakhouse restaurant and luxury condominiums.

A trailblazer in the city’s downtown renewal, it was boldly executed during the height of the Great Recession and quickly achieved full occupancy. The success of Avant has helped spur over $450 million of investment in its two-block radius, unleashing a new era of development across the Buffalo skyline.