Buffalo Business News

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Randy Bushover
April 22, 2019 - 4:12 am
Another four cent jump in the average price for a gallon of unleaded gas this past week - to $2.81. That's the price for the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area, according to the AAA. It reflects an increase of twenty cents per gallon in the past month. The current price is also two cents higher than the...
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Randy Bushover
April 19, 2019 - 3:54 am
Tops Friendly Markets is investing in a $40 million capital improvement program. Among the changes: new flooring, energy efficient equipment, cart corrals, shopping carts, and a whole new interior décor. Local stores getting the upgrades are at 700 Thruway Plaza in Cheektowaga, 12775 Broadway in...
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Randy Bushover
April 18, 2019 - 4:14 am
The Aloft, a major portion of Ellicott Development’s $75 million 500 Pearl mixed-use project, has officially welcomed its first overnight guests. Business First reporting that bookings have been strong. In addition, all 12 apartments have been rented at the 500 Pearl complex - with plans to open a...
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Randy Bushover
April 17, 2019 - 4:08 am
M&T Bank expects to hire more than 1,000 technologists in the coming years to support its rapid development and deployment of new technology. The first 250 of these technology positions will be posted and filled throughout 2019. The Buffalo World Trade Association and ISM are presenting a panel...
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Randy Bushover
April 16, 2019 - 4:02 am
Craft beer lovers in the region are going to get a taste of some of the world's best brews. According to Business First, Shelton Brothers Inc., one of the largest importers and distributors of craft beers, will be bringing its annual fall festival to Buffalo on October 4th and 5th. Still to be...
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Randy Bushover
April 15, 2019 - 3:57 am
Another steep rise for gas prices this week. The AAA puts the average cost for a gallon of unleaded at $2.77 for the Buffalo-Niagara Falls region. That reflects a rise of eight cents in the past week - and is two cents more than the average cost one year ago. Revolution Buffalo, a women-owned...
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Randy Bushover
April 12, 2019 - 5:14 am
Catholic Health is positioned to become the sole owner of Sterling Surgical Center LLC. The healthcare system has filed with the New York State Department of Health to take over the 60 percent of shares it doesn't own. No financial terms of the deal were announced. Representatives from Whitesand...
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Randy Bushover
April 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
Catholic Health, the Cleveland Clinic and Ascension Michigan are partnering on a new initiative to better support healthcare caregivers. According to Business First, this initiative is being driven by a $15 million grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation. The three-year program, known as THRIVE,...
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Randy Bushover
April 10, 2019 - 6:04 am
HUNT Real Estate fared very well in real estate industry publication REAL Trends' annual Top 500 survey. Most notable - HUNT ranked nationally at #35 in transactions and #71 in sales volume. Both figures reflected jumps from the year before. National Career Fairs is hosting an event at the Buffalo...
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Randy Bushover
April 09, 2019 - 4:06 am
Noco Energy Co. is selling all 37 of its gas stations and convenience stores to Marathon Petroleum Corp. Business First reports the deal is expected to close by late spring, but no financial terms were made public. Sonwil Distribution has announced plans to expand its corporate headquarters into a...
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