- Trio of projects approved for $4.75 million in state funding
The Empire State Development Corp. announced Tuesday funding for three local projects in Monroe County. The local projects were among 17 across the state that received more than $17 million in funding approved by the Empire State Development’s board of directors.
- Genesee County project gets grant from National Grid
The Genesee Gateway Local Development Corp., the real estate arm of the Genesee County Economic Development Center, has received a grant of $50,000 from National Grid PLC that was used to build the Innovation Zone, an incubator space at the 34-acre Upstate MedTech Park in Batavia.
- Wilmot Cancer Institute to build facility in Geneva
The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Wilmot Cancer Institute plans to build a new outpatient cancer treatment facility in Ontario County, officials said.
- Couple buys, to transform Park Avenue coffee shop
- Gallina acquires Chase Tower
Gallina Development Corp. has acquired Chase Tower in downtown Rochester with plans to redevelop the 26-story structure into a mixed-use building that will include redesigned office space, retail and restaurant space, and high-rise apartments and condominiums.
- $35M project to add housing in Farmington
- Prospects for downtown build cautious optimism
- Open offices remain in style, tend to be an easy sell
- Rochester Top 100: Webster landscaping firm continues to climb
- Batavia firm hired for $5.6M county project
Manning Squires Hennig Co. Inc. has been hired as the general trades contractor for the $5.6 million Monroe County Fleet Center improvement project, the Batavia firm announced Monday.
- In the zone
Many economic development strategies rely on special funding and tax breaks; by contrast, the Rochester Downtown Innovation Zone is an idea and an attitude, which together could prove to be a powerful magnet.
- College Town plans job fair March 3
The College Town development team plans a job fair March 3 to help businesses fill an estimated hundreds of new positions at the location.
- Lake destination
- Readers weigh in on Broad St. proposals
Nearly three-quarters of the respondents to this week’s Rochester Business Journal Daily Report Snap Poll say redevelopment of the historic Broad Street Aqueduct is important for future downtown economic development.
- $15M rehab slated for site
- Four area housing authorities receive federal funding
Four Rochester region area housing authorities have received a collective $4.2 million in funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to modernize and develop public housing.
- Whole Foods store proposed for Brighton
The Daniele Family—owners and operators of Mario’s and Bazil restaurants, the Royal Car Washes and the Southpoint Marina—are seeking approval for their proposal to develop a luxury retail center in Brighton that would include the first Whole Foods grocery store in the Rochester area.