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The developer of the former Westwood Country Club has added townhouses, shifted a senior housing complex to the interior part of the site and removed an office building altogether in the latest version of its controversial plan to reuse the former golf course in Amherst. This is the fourth version of the project that Mensch Capital Partners has filed with the town, and …

Walsh Duffield Wellness Team Leader Marie Story has been named as one of the Wellness Council of America’s Top 50 Health Promotion Professionals. Story is one of three wellness coordinators on staff at Walsh Duffield, a Buffalo-based insurance agency that focuses on selling business insurance and employee benefits, as well as personal insurance. Those named in the …

Interested in the latest on cancer research, screening and treatment options? Roswell Park Cancer Institute wants you to tune into a series of new podcasts featuring talks from experts about research, treatment, survivorship and prevention. The podcasts available on Roswell Park's website are geared toward to patients and their families. Content is shared from the …

Zipping around the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and downtown streets on two wheels is about to get easier. The Reddy Bikeshare rental station will soon return to Buffalo's streets with more bikes and a new station on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. There will be 35 stations with 200 bikes throughout the city, possibly with a few different locations from last…

UBMD Physicians’ Group is starting to move into the Conventus building downtown, centralizing in one location more than 100 doctors from the big medical group on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. UBMD, which formed in 2005, is the umbrella organization for 18 separate medical specialty practices whose more than 500 doctors are affiliated with the Jacobs School of Me…

The former Linde Air Manufacturing complex on Chandler Street is set to become an incubator for companies that are part of the Start-Up NY tax incentive program. The $10.6 million project by developer Rocco Termini will convert the building, which was built in the early 1900s and has been vacant for 14 years, into incubator space that initially will house four start-up …

The $24 million Curtiss Hotel is getting an addition $466,000 in tax breaks through the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to reflect the rising cost of converting the Franklin Street site into a 67-room upscale boutique hotel. The cost of the hotel project has jumped by more than $6 million since the IDA initially approved $575,000 in sales tax breaks for the ho…

A scaled-back redevelopment plan for the former Trico Building – one without the Buffalo Culinary School originally expected to be a key tenant for the project – will receive nearly $310,000 less in tax breaks from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency. The agency on Wednesday revised its incentive package for the $80 million project to reflect the changes…

Moog Inc. is getting $3.6 million in tax breaks from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency for a $32.6 million expansion project that is expected to create 42 new jobs at the motion control equipment maker's Elma campus. Moog, one of the Buffalo Niagara region's biggest employers with 2,500 workers locally, plans to build a 95,000-square-foot addition to its air…

Buffalo native Andrew Kresse was named CEO of Chase Business Banking, a business within Chase Consumer and Community Banking. Kresse joined JPMorgan Chase in 2007 after a career at other banks. Chase is the U.S. consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase. Chase Business Banking provides deposit, credit and cash management services to companies with up…

A new floor covering showroom will open on Grand Island next month. Nickel City Hardwood will open its showroom by appointment only, but will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m. April 1. The store sells custom and engineered hardwood, luxury vinyl, porcelain, glass, travertine, marble tile and carpet. The showroom is open to contractors and the general public. The…

Polaris has recalled Sportsman 850 and 1000 All-Terrain Vehicles due to burn and fire hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The problem has to do with the right-side panel heat shield, which can melt. Also, the exhaust system in the 2015 Sportsman 1000 is prone to problems that can cause exhaust leaks and pose burn and fire hazards. There ha…

Cardiology Group of Western New York has joined Catholic Health's physician practice network, Trinity Medical WNY. Patients will continue to see the same physicians and support staff at the group’s existing locations, which will be renamed Trinity Medical Cardiology. The group's 11 doctors currently practice at Catholic Health hospitals. With offices in Williamsvil…

One block east of the burgeoning Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus are three historic buildings on High Street – a deli, a now-dilapidated former doctor's home and a Baptist church dating to 1875. Those three structures in the city's Fruit Belt neighborhood again are the heart of a proposal to become the High Street Historic District, an effort by some in the neighborho…