Nick Sinatra was rejected time and time again when looking for investors – just mentioning Buffalo led to “Let me give you some advice kid” or “Don’t waste your time” some even laughed in his face.
Nick Sinatra is a Buffalo native raised in the restaurant business and educated at St. Joe’s High School. Since its founding, Nick has assembled a team of highly motivated individuals who share his vision and passion to reclaim Buffalo, NY as the world-class city it was destined to be.
Actually, in my senior thesis at Yale, I was working with a professor that taught urbanism, and I worked with him on my vision for the revitalization of Buffalo. Raising money in 2009 for real estate in Buffalo was not ha, was not an easy thing. They see Buffalo as a tertiary market, Buffalo doesn’t have the demographics to excite big scale capital. A lot of which are taking advantage of the Opportunity Zones of Buffalo.