Major Film and TV Studio Will Be Built In Buffalo
This is awesome news for the entertainment industry in Western New York.
According to WKBW, Great Point Capital Management has filed plans with the City of Buffalo to build a “state-of-the-art” film and television studio complex on Niagara Street — located on the west side of Buffalo.
Great Point signed a deal to purchase a building site, which is across from Rich Products.
The studio will cost upwards of $50 million and will include not one, but TWO, 20,000-square-foot stages with an additional 70,000-square-feet in office and support space.
Here's what it'll look like!
Phase 1 of construction is expected to begin in September and be completed in the fall of 2021. There will be two phases of building.
“Buffalo is an ideal city for a state-of-the-art film and television complex. A combination of great locations, well-trained crew and tremendous support from local government, has made Buffalo a desirable destination for filmmakers. With the addition of the studio, Buffalo will see year-round activity, said Fehmi Zeko, co-founder of Great Point Capital.
This sounds amazing! I was a journalism major in college at Buffalo State on the west side and the number of people who will be overjoyed by this cannot be understated!