Some recent notable real estate deals in the Buffalo Niagara region:
1) Location: 5195 Main St. and 36 S. Forest Road, Amherst
Price: $3.7 million
Buyer: Carl Paladino, through Ellicott Development Co.
Seller: Anthony J. Ragusa Jr.
Planned Use: Use of former Stereo Advantage property for a six-story combination of hotel, apartments and retail space on the edge of Village of Williamsville. Would include 120-room upscale boutique hotel, 33 market-rate apartments, 4,300 square-feet of retail space and a 3,000-square-foot restaurant, as well as 234 on-site parking spaces. Ragusa owns The Advantage Cos., which includes Stereo Advantage. The electronics retailer moved across the street to the Walker Center, which is also owned by Ragusa and is mostly occupied by Advantage businesses.
2) Location: Unspecified property on Mosey Lane and lots 49-54 and 59-60 Jordy Lane, Hamburg
Price: $956,650 (two transactions of $767,000 and $189,650)
Buyer: Essex Homes of WNY Inc.
Seller: Joseph P. Mosey Jr., through Highland Heights Development LLC
Planned Use: Development of residential homes.
3) Location: 6797 Main St., Amherst
Buyer: Dr. Maria E. Giglia-Pieri
Seller: William A. Stahlka
Planned Use: Dentist's office. Two-story 2,900-square-foot single-family home converted into professional office building, constructed in 1925. Formerly Stahlka Insurance Building, and currently leased and occupied by Pieri. Located near Transit Road.
4) Location: 15 Ransier Drive, West Seneca
Buyer: Zaepfel Development Co., through Ransier Development Corp.
Seller: Troyer Potato Products Inc.
Planned Use: Distribution warehouse. Property has 8,000-square-foot, single-story industrial facility, with a 16-foot ceiling, six dock-level doors and one grade-level door. Located in North America Center Business Park. Seller is a Waterford, Pa.-based company.
5) Location: 4911 Broadway, Depew
Buyer: Wail J. Suleiman and Mayyada S. Kassis
Seller: Michael S. Wacht Jr.
Planned Use: Investment and business operation. Free-standing single-story retail plaza, built in 1950. Home of Broadway Pet Center, a pet food and supply store, and Depew Deli & Grocery, which is owned by Kassis and Suleiman.
6) Location: 742 Hertel Ave., Buffalo
Buyer: Sandra J. Deni Irrevocable Trust
Seller: Bernard L. Sanin
Planned Use: Single-story auto service building, constructed in 1950. Home of Executive Collision body shop.
7) Location: 66 East Utica St., Buffalo
Buyer: Tony L. Pickens, through T. L. Pickens Mortuary Services Inc.
Seller: Sylvia Simmons and Diane S. Brown
Planned Use: Funeral home business. Home to Memorial Chapels of Buffalo.
8) Location: 41 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo
Buyer: Don Kinsman
Seller: Douglas Dombrowski and Bruce Moser
Planned Use: Investment. Two-story, 5,408-square-foot two-unit mixed-use building in Allentown, constructed in 1900. Includes newer street-level office space, apartments and a warehouse or studio.
Compiled by News Business Reporter Jonathan D. Epstein
Erie and Niagara county clerks' offices, buyers, sellers and other records.