This Week
  • The Ginna nuclear power plant awaits a regulatory decision.

  • For CooperVision's Lisa Fawcett, a love of sales began with her father.

  • Exporters back the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership pact.

  • Graduate programs are focusing on spanning fields and solving real-world problems.

  • Pauleen Vacca prefers taking the long view to build her business.

  • It is clarity of mission that has united Brand Cool Marketing Inc. each year.


The MCC downtown campus is to be located at State Street and Morrie Silver Way, with Monroe County purchasing the property and awarding contracts for its design, construction and furnishings. 3.5.15
The creators of the proposed $25 million redevelopment of the Broad Street Aqueduct downtown believe the project will boost pedestrian traffic and increase tourism—and could turn a profit. 1.30.15
Peter Edelman told the 525 people who attended "Rochester's Crisis of Poverty," part of the Rochester Business Journal's Power Breakfast series. 1.29.15
The first phase of Pinnacle Athletic Campus, a multimillion-dollar sports complex, is slated to open this summer in Victor. 1.23.15
A $12 million housing development for artists called the Market Apartments at Corpus Christi is being built by Rochester-based Conifer Realty LLC. 1.23.15
Southpoint Marina on Irondequoit Bay in Penfield is being expanded and—when the $4 million project is completed—it will be the largest marina facility in the Rochester area. 1.19.15
Coming off an electric year, Clear-Cove Systems Inc. expects to double its workforce and log $6 million in revenues in 2015. 1.9.15
In just one year of operation, Black Button Distilling is up 50 percent from annual revenue projections. It reached more than $600,000 in 2014 with the expectation to double its production in 2015. 1.2.15
Officials at Wilmorite Inc. say ground could be broken for Lago Resort & Casino, on 84 acres off of Thruway Exit 41 in Tyre, roughly one week after winning the casino license. 9.19.14
Laurence Glazer and his wife, Jane Glazer, who died last week in a plane crash, left a legacy of entrepreneurship and community involvement. 9.12.14 
For Zweigle's Inc., which ventured briefly into Pennsylvania and thought about China, there is no place like home. 8.29.14

GM has invested $150 million here since 2011

General Motors Components Holdings LLC is proving that small things can have a big impact. An injector pole piece assembly—a 2-inch automotive component—has added 40 jobs at the firm’s Lexington Avenue facility. 7.18.14  

Residential building set for Armory site
Construction of the residential portion of the Culver Road Armory is to begin this year, with plans to erect a five-story building.

New High Point building attracts CooperVision
Ground has been broken on a Class A office building at the High Point development in Victor, more than half of which is to be filled by CooperVision Inc. Site work also has begun on a retail portion of the site.

Sixteen local employers will be honored for focusing on employee health. Twelve are finalists for the 2014 Wealth of Health Awards, presented by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Rochester Region, and the Rochester Business Journal. 6.6.14
Renovations begin on Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex facility
The management of Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex expects that users will be guaranteed a shower with hot water now and that fog above its ice rinks during warmer months will have lifted by the end of June.5.30.14

Riedman Cos. condominiums project
David Riedman, president of Rochester-based Riedman Cos., has proposed building waterfront condominiums on the 2.85-acre site on Parker Street in Fairport. 5.9.14

Marathoner William Pollock has a passion for running and running his firms, Kingsbury Corp. and Optimation Technology Inc. 2.21.14
Business and community leaders met to discuss the region’s economic outlook for 2014. 2.13.14
Thomas Ferraro, the founder of Foodlink Inc. and noted local anti-hunger advocate, died Feb. 11, 2014 of pancreatic cancer. He was 67. 2.11.14
Black Button Distilling, Monroe County’s first grain-to-glass distillery, has arrived on the scene. 1.24.14
Lovely Warren was elected with 55 percent of the vote, becoming Rochester's first female mayor.11.8.13

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