Business Development


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Are you in business and looking for a new location? Or a new supplier? Find out more about Chautauqua County and its many assets for business, education and recreation.  Looking to relocate?  Click here for more information.

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The City of Jamestown is a low-cost, high-quality alternative to expensive cities for budget-conscious entrepreneurs. Jamestown enjoys a bustling downtown that includes retail shops, restaurants and world-class destinations like the National Comedy Center, Robert H. Jackson Center, the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History and the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. Near downtown are many available sites for light industrial, manufacturing and commercial development including sites at the nearby Mason Industrial Park. All benefit from the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities’ low-cost electricity, abundant water and superior customer service.

The Jamestown BPU can help your new or existing business in several ways:

  • Technical consulting from our experts for local site selection
  • Connections to local experts ready to assist your business
  • Competitive, economic development rates for large electricity customers

Expand, Relocate, Start-Up

Whether you’re looking to expand operations into a 50,000 square foot facility, relocate your business to one of the world’s largest economies, or open a new neighborhood pub, the Jamestown BPU can answer your questions and direct you to available resources.

Available Properties in Chautauqua County

Strategic Location

Jamestown’s mix of city amenities and rural charm belie our proximity to major metropolitan areas including Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Toronto, Rochester and Erie, PA. In Jamestown, our businesses are never more than a 3-hour drive to over 14 million potential customers. We are an ideal location to establish and grow your new business!

With dozens of available sites to suit every need, a vibrant and growing medical campus in the heart of the city, inexpensive rents and an updated infrastructure, Jamestown provides quality locations to both new and established businesses.

Target Industries

  • Agribusiness and Agritourism
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Food Processing
  • Growing operations
  • Healthcare
  • Logistics & Distribution
  • Water-intensive industries