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Ellicott Development Co. has bought a two-story office building on Main Street near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus for $2.7 million, further expanding its footprint in the neighborhood. The building at 1100 Main St., previously owned by ABC-Amega Inc., houses a pediatric dentistry on the first floor and sits across from a vacant church site that Ellicott Developmen…

Moog Inc. will invest $53 million in Elma and Niagara County and create 200 new jobs, Empire State Development president Howard Zemsky said Wednesday during a visit to Buffalo with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. The motion control equipment maker previously disclosed plans to invest $32.6 million in an expansion of its Elma campus that was expected to create 42 jobs. The Erie …

The public is invited to take a step back in time Thursday and have a look inside the lobby at the Shea's Seneca building on Seneca Street. Schneider Development, which has a $9 million plan to redevelop the building, will be there to share its plans for the historic building. There also will be an overview of private and public-sector projects in progress on Seneca Str…

Picture University at Buffalo medical students working in a vast, state-of-the-art advanced surgical simulation center honing their operating skills and training in a cutting-edge robotic surgery site. By January, that will be routine practice on the sixth floor of the university's new Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Main and Allen streets on the …

Northtown Automotive is moving ahead with its plans to build 468 parking spaces on land at Getzville Road and Sheridan Drive that it is buying from Temple Beth Tzedek, as it negotiates a lease with Dent Neurologic Institute for 300 of the spaces. The dealership has filed a site plan with the town, and the Amherst Planning Board must review the project. Northtown is b…

HSBC Bank USA will close a 450-person office in New Castle, Del., and plans to relocate an unspecified number of those jobs to the Buffalo Niagara region. HSBC plans to make the transition mainly over the next year, and finish closing the Delaware office by the end of 2018. About 400 of those jobs will be moved in stages to other HSBC locations, primarily Chicago and…

What do you get when cross a golf course groundskeeper with three successful restaurateurs in Lewiston? Visitors to the main drag in the Niagara County village will find out this weekend when the Brickyard Brewing Co. holds an open house as part of the Taste of Lewiston. “We really want to try to wow people,” said Eric Matthews, who along with Ken Bryan owns of t…

Here's a little secret from the new gardens planted in front of the Russell J. Salvatore Hospitality House in the heart of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Many of the plantings, shrubs and trees are rooted in medicine. The historic August Feine home at 766 Ellicott St. just finished its 2017 Decorator Show House tour and is the newest addition to the Kevin Guest …

Construction of University at Buffalo's new $375 million medical school on the western edge of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is expected to wrap up by Labor Day, marking the end of nearly four years of construction on the eight-story building. The downtown medical school will have 178 percent more educational space than the school currently uses on the universit…

Vibrant, multi-colored stained glass windows grace Libby's Chapel just off the lobby of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The main panel of windows is a strong presence in the chapel, showing children playing sports, a mother holding her infant, an expectant mother and a doctor with a stethoscope examining a young child. There even is a black-and-white soccer …

Dunn Tire has filed plans with the Town of Amherst for its proposed 10,500-square-foot store on Sheridan Drive. The new store at 3424 Sheridan Drive is 50 percent larger than the company's existing store at 3045 Sheridan Drive in the Northtown Plaza. The new building, which currently houses Color-Tech Photo Lab, is just east of Sweet Home Road. The Town Board already ha…

Two months after receiving major expansion funding, ACV Auctions is ready to hire 100 people. The online automotive marketplace announced Monday it will expand into eight new markets and needs staff to support those areas, as well as its Buffalo headquarters. The new markets will include southern New Jersey; Roanoke, Va; Hartford, Conn.; Boston, Mass.; Cincinnati, …

Five Star Bank's parent company withdrew a $40 million common stock offering, only three days after announcing it. Warsaw-based Financial Institutions said it withdrew the offering last Thursday "because of unstable conditions in the U.S. capital markets over the last several days, which the company believes are not conducive to completing a successful public offering …

The former Gilda's Club of Western New York has a new owner: Canisius High School. The Jesuit school will transform the mansion into a fine and performing arts center. Its first floor will have an art gallery and special event venue. It is also developing plans for a music rehearsal space, individual practice space, a recording studio and classrooms devoted to archite…

Walden Galleria has a new breakout food star. Dough Boyz, a purveyor of edible raw cookie dough, opened at the mall last Tuesday and has been drawing crowds ever since. Lines regularly snake outside the store and into the corridor and consist of as many as 300 people. There are roughly a dozen flavors, including chocolate chip, peanut butter and red velvet. The dough…