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Developers Nick Sinatra and William Paladino won approval Wednesday for three zoning variances needed for their first Elmwood Crossing building – a day after the proposed complex at the corner of Elmwood Avenue and Bryant Street got shorter. Sinatra and Paladino revised their planned new mixed-use project, cutting one floor off the building's height to reduce it to five…

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Nearly four years after buying it, the investor group led by Carl and William Paladino are offering to sell the Fort Erie Race Track and nearly all of the land around it after seeing no progress in their plans. But they insist they're not abandoning their efforts across the border. The Paladinos, owners of Ellicott Development Co. in Buffalo, have put 303 acres of la…

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A proposed six-story apartment building at the northeast corner of Elmwood Avenue and Bryant Street brought out a host of objections from some critics Monday, as the Buffalo Planning Board reviewed the first project in the planned redevelopment of the former Women & Children's Hospital site. Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Ellicott Development Co. – designated…

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Ellicott Development hopes to complete its mammoth tower project on Pearl Street by September, officials said Wednesday. The downtown Buffalo project at 500 Pearl includes an Aloft Hotel and a host of banquet spaces. This winter's bitter temperatures and snow slowed progress by a couple of months on the nearly $70 million project, the Buffalo firm's largest-ever cons…

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Resurgence Brewing Co., the popular West Side micro-beermaker that helped transform part of Niagara Street, will anchor the redeveloped Cooperage complex near Ohio Street along the Buffalo River. Resurgence will occupy 25,000 square feet as the lead tenant for the $7 million project at 55-59 Chicago St., said Tom Fox, director of development or Ellicott Development Co. …

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The Buffalo Planning Board Monday agreed to start environmental reviews for the first proposed project at the former Women & Children's Hospital site – triggering the start of what is expected to be a major transformation of nearly eight acres. Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Ellicott Development Co. want to construct a six-story building at 451 Elmwood Ave., …

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Ellicott Development Co. has completed its purchase of the historic Cooperage property near Ohio Street, setting the stage for its $7 million redevelopment project to begin. The developer, owned by Carl and William Paladino, paid $526,100 through Cooperage LLC to Clinton Brown's Newark Niagara to buy the vacant and derelict complex at 55-59 Chicago St. Plans now call…

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A prominent part of Mansion Row along Buffalo's Delaware Avenue has changed hands. Fourteen months after putting it up for sale, Computer Task Group has sold its secondary office building on Delaware to Ellicott Development Co.'s 4628 Group Inc. Ellicott, owned by Carl and William Paladino, paid $1.8 million on Friday to acquire the administrative facility at 685 and…

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The Buffalo Planning Board Tuesday evening agreed to take the lead in state-mandated environmental reviews for a proposed Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. condominium and townhouse project at 240-260 Lakefront Blvd. and for Ellicott Development Co.'s proposed redevelopment of the facility at 55-59 Chicago St., known as the Cooperage. Ciminelli plans to construct seven townho…

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After more than a year of study and evaluation, William Paladino's Ellicott Development Co. finally has a plan about what to do with the historic Cooperage property near Ohio Street. And it's going to involve beer, spirits and a rock climbing wall. The Buffalo-based developer is seeking to acquire the vacant and deteriorating former manufacturing property at 55-59 Ch…

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The development team behind the planned reuse of the former Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo site in the Elmwood Village has fine-tuned their proposal for a mix of condos, townhomes, apartments and retail space, and wants to unveil it to the public at the end of this month. Sinatra & Co. Real Estate and Ellicott Development Co. said Thursday that Kaleida H…

Ellicott Development Co. wants to put up a new vertical digital sign on its Baker Shoes Building in downtown Buffalo, in preparation for bringing in new commercial tenants. The developer plans to put up the "electronic message board" - which is two feet wide by six feet tall - on the marquee of the building at 456 Main St., making it visible enough so that the Metro Rai…

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Rushing about our everyday business, we sometimes miss the treasures that hide in plain sight. One wintry day a couple of years ago reminded me of that. I had been at a lunch meeting with a colleague from Amherst. The wind and sleet had kicked in. "Let's cut through the Ellicott Square Building," I suggested. And in we went -- beneath the carved entranceway, throu…

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Exciting changes to the Niagara Street corridor are bringing a new life into the neighborhood due to private sector interest and investment, and Ellicott Development’s 960 Busti is a prime example. Located at 960 Busti Ave., the mixed-use property has aided in the resurgence of Niagara Street by bringing opportune commercial space, and fresh, updated apartments. Sinc…