- Duffy: Off-campus firms in tax-free program must ink PILOT deals
Businesses that qualify for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax-free initiative for locating near SUNY schools would be required to negotiate payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements with local governments, Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy said Thursday during a stop in Rochester.
- Report ranks N.Y. 49th out of 50 for economic growth
New York’s income and property taxes and workers’ compensation costs have contributed to the state’s poor economic outlook and ranking as the second to worst state for economic growth, a new report by the American Legislative Exchange Council shows.
- Gannett Building listed for $4.95 million
The Democrat and Chronicle Media Group has listed its downtown property, at 55 Exchange Blvd., for sale for $4.95 million.
- The Ravioli Shop to shut down retail business
The Ravioli Shop plans to shut down the retail end of its business this weekend.
- Schumer: Stage Act would benefit RBTL
Sen. Charles Schumer said this week legislation he plans to introduce would benefit the Rochester Broadway Theatre League in bringing in commercial stage productions.
- Geneseo warplane museum gets new name
A Geneseo museum dedicated to the history of warplanes is taking on a national stature.
- Brooks to give State of the County address
Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks is slated to give her 2013 State of the County address at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Eastman Business Park. The business park is a focal point for economic development in the Rochester area. It is listed as the top priority for the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council.
- Omaha Steaks store opens in Pittsford
Omaha Steaks on Thursday opened its new store in Pittsford at 3240 Monroe Ave.
- Cuomo pitches business tax-free zones near SUNY schools
Businesses that move to property adjoining SUNY campuses will be free from taxes for 10 years under a plan unveiled Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
- Schumer: Samuelsohn seeks to buy Hickey Freeman
High-end Canadian suitmaker Samuelsohn is trying to buy Rochester’s Hickey Freeman and bring new lines of business to the North Clinton Street company, Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday.
- COMIDA OKs tax breaks for facility for eHealth Technologies
Medical records retrieval and delivery service eHealth Technologies Inc. plans to add 60 jobs over three years, following $4 million in new construction in Henrietta.
- Non-profit firms merge leadership
CP Rochester and Ontario County-based Happiness House/Finger Lakes United Cerebral Palsy Inc. have merged leadership.
- Transcat shares climb on higher sales, profits
Shares of Transcat Inc. were up 10 percent Wednesday afternoon after the company reported a record year of revenues and profit.
- Holiday Inn Rochester Airport sold, to undergo upgrade
The Holiday Inn Rochester Airport has been sold to a Florida firm, which is planning a multimillion dollar upgrade to the Brooks Avenue facility and the addition of a comedy club, officials announced Wednesday.
- Burns ranks among world's most powerful women
Xerox Corp. chairman and CEO Ursula Burns, 54, is one of the most powerful women in the world, an annual survey by Forbes shows.
- Panther Graphics ranks No. 8 on 2013 Inner City 100
Panther Graphics Inc. of Rochester ranks eighth on a list of the top 100 fastest-growing inner-city companies in the United States, officials announced Wednesday.
- Genesee County awards $8M contract to RF
Genesee County has awarded Harris Corp.’s RF Communications division in Rochester an $8 million contract to replace its public safety radio system.
- IP law group to honor Welch Allyn engineer
The Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association has named its Distinguished Inventor of the Year recipient and is to honor him Wednesday at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
Majority differs with Cuomo on councils|
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the regional economic development councils have been "a tremendous success," but more than half of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll do not share that view.
Protecting their own|
Ousting Mr. Silver as Assembly speaker would not transform the capital's culture; the problems are too deeply rooted. But consequences for misuse of his power would be a first step.
Sustainability or resilience: which should we seek?|
The resilience approach to management is not a panacea, and there is the danger that like the notion of sustainability, it will come to mean whatever one wants it to mean.
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