David A. Stebbins, AICP
Vice President
Buffalo Urban Development Corporation (BUDC)
716-856-6525 x 114

Mr. Stebbins is Vice President of Buffalo Urban Development Corporation (BUDC), a local, non-profit development entity, which specializes in urban redevelopment.  BUDC is currently developing the Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park - a 275-acre reclamation of the former Hanna Furnace Steel Mill and Union Ship Canal.  Mr. Stebbins and BUDC are also in the process of redeveloping the 260 acre, former Republic Steel site in South Buffalo along the Buffalo River now known as RiverBend.  His role has recently been expanded to include coordination and assistance of redevelopment and infrastructure projects in Downtown Buffalo in conjunction with the City of Buffalo and other downtown stakeholders.  Prior to his tenure with BUDC, Mr. Stebbins worked for several public and not-for-profit organizations in the Buffalo area with responsibilities for waterfront planning, economic development, small business assistance and real estate development, including multi-tenant industrial buildings, downtown mixed-use, urban infrastructure, brownfield redevelopment, and business park projects.

Mr. Stebbins has 35 years of diversified experience in urban planning and development, with a B.A. in Environmental Design from the University at Buffalo and a M.A. in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  He qualified as a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners in May 1986.  Mr. Stebbins is a Full Member of ULI and a member of ULI's Urban Revitalization Council.  He has served on five ULI Advisory Service Panels.  He is married (Elizabeth) with two children - John 28 and Emily 26, and lives in Buffalo.