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Benefits of Working with Us​

OBDC exists to support new business activity in the greater Olean area by providing programming and services to help link thriving entrepreneurs with organizations and people to help them on their new business journey. Entrepreneurs are supported and encouraged to become a part of an exciting entrepreneurial community that is growing in the Olean region.

Rental Space

Three floors of professional office spaces of various sizes and configurations that fit the business needs of small business owners in the Greater Olean Area. 

Boardroom and Lecture Hall

Professional boardroom and lecture hall equipped with modern technologies.


Rental Features

Top Notch Amenities

Free WiFi

Free wifi to guests and tenants. 

Rent Includes Utilities

Utilities are included in the rent. 

Free Parking

Free parking in the Olean city lot across from Sullivan Street. 


Ability to book boardroom subject to availability. 

Lecture Hall

Ability to book lecture hall subject to availability. 

Learn more about our spaces...

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Erick Laine Boardroom Space

Our modern boardroom has seating accommodations for 20 people and includes the following equipment: 

  • TV with HDMI hookup

  • Dedicated desktop computer for presentations and online video conferencing

  • Virtual meeting conference call mic and camera

  • Kitchenette

Sister Margaret Carney Lecture Hall

The professional lecture hall space which has seating accommodations for 22 people and includes access to the following equipment: 

  • Audio/Visual Equipment including a ceiling-mounted projector

  • Dedicated desktop computer for presentations and online video conferencing

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The Hub Coworking Space

Entrepreneurial community coworking space with modern amenities, such as a phone booth, smartboard, and private office offerings.

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The Hub Coworking Space

  • What does Olean Business Development do?
    OBDC helps match up new businesses with the appropriate help based on where the business owner is on their respective entrepreneurial journeys. In addition, OBDC manages the Laine Place Building at 301 N Union Street, including acting as a building manager to the tenants of the building as well as managing the various spaces that are available for use in the building.
  • Does OBDC give out grants?
    No. OBDC is not a funding source for startup businesses, though there is opportunity for startup businesses to gain some financial benefit if they are selected to participate in the Laine Business Accelerator each year.
  • How do I gain access to OBDC’s Boardroom and Lecture Hall?
    Both spaces are available for rent to the general public for a daily fee, and free to members of the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce. Please contact OBDC’s Business Manager to reserve either of these spaces at 716-701-4009.
  • How do I gain access to The Hub Coworking Space?
    The Hub business model is a membership model, with various perks provided for members, who can pay a daily, monthly, or yearly fee for access to the workspace. The Hub also hosts entrepreneurial events for a set fee as well. Visit for more information.
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