Uniland offers comprehensive property development services and the experience of having developed more than 15 million square feet of commercial real estate in Buffalo and Rochester, New York, since 1974. Uniland has earned a "Reputation for Results" by delivering projects for our clients on-time and on budget.
Property Development & Construction Services
As a vertically integrated, full-service property developer, we have greater control over the quality and schedule of our real estate projects. We guide the client and their project through the full development cycle: from site acquisition, planning and design, regulatory approvals, financing and construction management to occupancy, building operations and property management.
Uniland Construction Corporation can provide Construction Management, General Contracting and Owner's Representative for just about any real estate project. The team has completed projects for some of Western New York's most successful businesses and reputable institutions since our founding in 1974.
We offer over a dozen prime shovel-ready development sites across the Buffalo Niagara region to custom build a corporate office, warehouse, industrial facility or retail space that suits the long-term needs of your business. And if we don't own it, our team of site selectors can find a suitable location for you.
Design-Build | General Contracting | Owner’s Representative
Capital Formation & Incentives
Construction and Permanent Financing
Incentive and Grant Procurement
How is Uniland a Leader in Sustainable Development?
Creating livable environments for work, play and recreation require commitment and consideration with every aspect of projectmanagement spanning design, construction and property management. At Uniland, sustainable development is a corporate responsibility that we have to our tenants, our environment, and ourselves. We accomplish this by achieving a high level of performance in energy and water efficiency, environmental construction, sustainable building operations, green building certifications , tenant engagement and community involvement. Uniland recognizes that every effort, large and small, is an important contribution to our shared environment. From concept to completion, elements of sustainable design are incorporated into every Uniland project. We activel pursue economic development programs, rebates, tax credits and other opportunities that reduce tenant occupancy costs and utility expenses including Energy Star, LEED certification and NYSERDA incentives.
Want to learn about Commercial Property Development?
Check out our courses at Uniland University created by development professionals to help educate and provide insight on the commercial real estate development process, with a focus on the Buffalo and Western NY region.
better focus – one team to create a successful project from concept to completion
faster results – by integrating architectural planning and construction management
greater value – collaboration on the construction project uncovers efficiencies & best practices
more transparency – you have one person who will manage the whole project for you
Design-Build Process at The Delaware North Building, 250 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY
Watch this video to see a once a contaminated brownfield site in the Central Business District transformed into a world-class building containing a Westin hotel, Class A office space, retailers, restaurants and an adjacent 600 car parking garage.
Course 10: Where to Locate a Business in Western NY. To help you research the right location for your office, warehouse or retail store, Uniland created the first detailed Buffalo Niagara region demographic report. This free demographic analysis of the Buffalo area addresses key questions related to:
The population of Buffalo, NY and Erie County,
Average incomes in Buffalo and Western New York,
The varying cost of Class A office space for rent,
Relevant Erie County tax maps, and more.
Course 12: Investing in Buffalo Opportunity Zones. These federal tax incentives are designed to connect private investors to economically challenged communities by encouraging the long-term reinvestment of capital gains into struggling census tracks in need of an economic boost. Looking at the Opportunity Zone map, there are 514 Opportunity Zones in New York State, including 44 in Western New York and 18 in the City of Buffalo, meaning there are countless ways for businesses to take advantage of these incentives.
Course 13: What is Mixed Use Development? Projects that blend residential, commercial and recreational uses. A transformation is underway in downtown Buffalo, New York, and its suburbs creating demand for mixed use developments.
Strengthens neighborhood character and sense of place; and
Promotes pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly environments.
People from various demographic groups see the conveniences and advantages of a lifestyle that allows them to blend their living, work and leisure activities in a central locale. Uniland’s Eastern Hills Mall redevelopment project in Clarence, NY, will incorporate these principles into WNY’s first Town Center.
Our Work – Uniland Real Estate Development Projects
Columbus McKinnon Corporate Headquarters, 205 CrossPoint Parkway, Amherst, NY
Uniland has been proud to build and design all types of office environments for hundreds of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to rising small businesses. Our Developmentteam is known for their knowledge and inclusive process to help you build an inspiring and productive workspace for your company.
Avant, French for “Forward,” was Buffalo’s first mixed use development in the Central Business District. A trailblazer in the city’s downtown renewal, it was boldly executed during the height of the Great Recession. 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.
The Delaware North Building is a flagship example of Buffalo’s resurgence. This 12-story glass walled structure serves as the global headquarters for Delaware North, along with a Westin hotel, retailers, restaurants , and an adjacent 600 car parking garage. The LEED Silver certified building also includes a 7,000 sq’ courtyard and garden which provides an urban oasis in the middle of the Queen City.
Sheridan Meadows Corporate Park, 6215-6500 Sheridan Drive, Amherst, NY
The D’Youville College project involved the adaptive reuse and restoration of an existing three-story, 25,000-square-foot building, the reuse of the historic façade of its neighboring building, and construction of two new buildings. The new buildings have the vibe of a high-energy, collaborative environment for students, faculty and staff. This hub of campus activity features a café, student lounge and study areas, flexibly designed classrooms and laboratories, as well as office space for faculty and staff.
The Chapel at CrossPoint is a 130,000-square-foot building designed to serve numerous ministries ranging from infants to seniors. It includes a nursery, game room, classrooms, a theatre, multipurpose gymnasium, bookstore, reception/banquet room, ministry offices, state-of-the-art media center, and an elegant, traditional 210-seat wedding chapel. To accommodate growing ministries, the primary 2,000-seat sanctuary is expandable to 3,200 square feet.
Walden Business Centre, 3332-3374 Walden Avenue, Depew, NY
Warehouse & Industrial Development
Eastport Commerce Center – Lancaster, NY
Interstate Commerce Centre – Tonawanda, NY
Tonawanda Commerce Centre – Tonawanda, NY
Tonawanda Centre of Industry – Tonawanda, NY
Walden Business Centre, Depew, NY
Uniland has a large portfolio of industrial properties spanning modern warehouse, industrial and flex office space across Western New York designed for manufacturing, distribution and warehouse operations. These buildings are commercial spaces designed with deep docks, grade level doors, wide roadways and are situated close to major highways, railways and transportation hubs for New York State, Canadian border crossings and beyond.
Embassy Suites Buffalo, 200 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY
Rachel’s Mediterranean Grill at CrossPoint Business Park – Amherst, NY 2020
Uniland is known for creating dynamic hotels and restaurants in the Buffalo, New York region. Samples of their work include the iconic Embassy Suites Buffalo hotel and SEAR Steakhouse inside Avant, the nation’s first Universally Designed hotel for an enhanced guest experience, the Hampton Inn Buffalo – Amherst at the Northtown Center sports complex, as well as Rachel’s Mediterranean Grill Buffalo Flagship within The Delaware North Building complex.
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 project is the new Luxury Townhome neighborhood near historic Gates Circle. These exclusive residences offer unparalleled comfort and convenience in one of the City of Buffalo’s most celebrated areas.
Condominium Development – Avant, French for “Forward,” was Buffalo’s first mixed use development in the Central Business District featuring 27 privately owned luxury condominiums. 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.
“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) - GHR Travel Nursing
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