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December 22, 2016 - 12:07 am
Latina Boulevard Foods is looking to expand its Cheektowaga headquarters. According to Business First, the food products distributor wants to expand its Scrivner Drive operations from the 80,000-square-feet it currently leases in the facility to 190,000-square-feet. Latina has pledged to invest $11...
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December 20, 2016 - 11:27 pm
Mensch Capital Partners, owners of the former Westwood Country Club on Sheridan Drive in Amherst, has submitted an Amended Rezoning Application to the Town of Amherst that includes an updated Conceptual Master Plan for the mixed-use redevelopment project. Among the proposed changes: an increase of...
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December 19, 2016 - 11:52 pm
CUBRC Inc.’s biological and medical sciences team has signed a four-year vaccine development deal with the Department of Defense through its Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Business First reports the contract will bring $1.87 million to the Buffalo research and development group. First Niagara...
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December 19, 2016 - 12:19 am
The AAA pegs the latest average cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the area at $2.38 - up two cents from a week ago. According to Business First, the Buffalo City School District has set a January 18th deadline for developers interested in bidding for a second Emerson School of Hospitality...
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December 15, 2016 - 11:38 pm
Another team-up is in the works between the development tandem of architect Karl Frizlen and preservation expert Jason Yots. Business First reports they are proposing to renovate a pair of early-1900s-era buildings along Chandler Street into a mixed-use project anchored by 37 apartments and some...
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December 14, 2016 - 11:36 pm
Plans for the DL&W Terminal are heating up. Business First reports the NFTA hopes to secure federal funding for an environmental review of the historic South Park Avenue site. The intent would be to turn it into a development-ready site within the next year. This spring, the authority forged a...
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December 13, 2016 - 11:46 pm
According to Business First, the GM plant in Tonawanda will be getting to work on a new engine. That new engine could drive $300 million in new investments at the River Road plant as well as other GM facilities in Lockport and Rochester. If the new engine line is a success, a couple hundred jobs...
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December 12, 2016 - 11:36 pm
The Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council has lent its voice to the growing call for the possible removal of the Skyway. The group formally calling for a formal environmental review for alternatives to the aging span. Business First reports a $6 million State DOT environmental...
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December 11, 2016 - 11:36 pm
According to the AAA, the current average cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the region is $2.36. That's up two cents from a week ago - and four cents lower than the statewide average. As something of a 20th anniversary present, Casino Niagara is getting a $7.1 million upgrade. Business First...
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December 06, 2016 - 3:26 am
A new poll shows jobs are a top issue for New York residents. One in five respondents to a Siena College poll said jobs should be Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top priority in 2017. Education is the No. 2 issue cited by New Yorkers, followed by taxes. READ THE ENTIRE POLL HERE Solar City has begun its hiring...
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