"This is the time to do it. We always think small, instead of thinking big. Now we have an opportunity, and we’re cheaping out," Termini said.
The developer had sought a zoning variance to allow it to retain an unusually wide 36-foot "curb cut" to the property at 560 Delaware Ave.
The proposal was met with hardly a peep of opposition despite the developer's intention to demolish a small structure in back, and then nearly double the size of the entire project.
Canisius wants to tear down the deteriorating three-story former Sears parking ramp adjacent to its Science Hall Building, so it can put up a more modern – and structurally safer – parking lot in its place on East Delavan Avenue.
The $5 million project would include constructing a new ADA-compliant front entrance, with a handicapped-accessible ramp.
William Paladino and Chris Jacobs have completed their $3.1 million purchase of a pair of downtown commercial properties – including a former Schmidt's Auto Service location.
The next phase of work at Elmwood Crossing is poised to begin in just over a month.
The 5,240-square-foot addition – which was approved by the Buffalo Planning Board this week after getting a zoning variance earlier – would extend the current 9,588-square-foot single-story William Street building back toward Chauncey Street.
A little-known 30-year-old federal program that has pumped more than $100 million in funding into projects across Western New York is in limbo.
"That existing structure has really outlived its useful life," said Eric Recoon, Benderson’s vice president of development and leasing. "It’s not a viable redevelopment."
"I want to be very clear that I did not seek – nor will I accept – support in any form, should I decide to pursue a write-in campaign, from Carl Paladino,” Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown said.
Ellicott announced plans in September 2019 for a $10 million project that would reuse and expand the Locker Room building, which has been home to restaurants and bars since 1931.
The ramp is a critical element of the redevelopment. It sits directly across Hodge from the sprawling former Children's Hospital, which closed after Kaleida Health relocated it to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
Jessica Croce, the widow of the restaurateur and entrepreneur, sold the six-story building formerly used for distribution, storage and manufacturing for $1.3 million.
William Paladino and Rep. Chris Jacobs are teaming up again for another potential redevelopment project in downtown Buffalo.
This is the fifth Main Street investment grant that Buffalo Place has received and administered to assist building owners in downtown Buffalo.
Coupled with prior grants, the company has now provided more than $2.5 million for 15 regional projects since September.
The $5.5 million project would renovate the Holloway Stables building, consistent with standards set by the National Park Service and the State Historic Preservation Office.
It's the latest in a series of similar real estate ventures by the Buffalo developer in the downtown area designed to bring more retail and residential options.
The Buffalo firm plans to redevelop the former St. Valentine's Roman Catholic Church and a neighboring commercial building.
Ellicott Development Co. wants to renovate the former St. Valentine's Roman Catholic Church into the home of the Buffalo Creek Academy Charter School.
Resurgence Brewing Co. announced Monday that it would close its original Niagara Street taproom to focus on other opportunities.
The Army Corps will relocate its headquarters and 250 employees to 55,000 square feet of space on the third, fourth and fifth floors.