Developer Douglas Jemal confirmed that he has a signed contract to purchase the Simon Electric Co. properties in downtown Buffalo.
The city is asking the Common Council this week to amend that grant disbursement agreement to substitute Douglas Jemal's company for Mark Croce's.
A fast-growing microbrewery from Brooklyn is coming to Seneca One, taking up both plaza-level retail buildings on the east side of the tower a…
Jemal's Douglas Development Corp. plans to add three floors of apartments on top of a one-story retail building at the northeast quadrant of the plaza level, adjacent to the 38-story tower.
Jemal hopes to start construction on the addition as soon as possible, with a goal of completing it and starting to rent apartments by Oct. 30.
News Publisher Tom Wiley said the company and its parent, Davenport, Iowa-based Lee Enterprises, are seeking to fill the five-story building, not sell it.
The Washington, D.C., developer is trying to make good on his pledge to make whole any couples who had already paid deposits to book their weddings at the now-defunct hotel.
In all, about 430,000 square feet of office and retail space in Seneca One tower is spoken for.
"It was the Murphy’s law of years – the 12 months when everything that could go wrong did go wrong," writes The News' Editorial Board.
The Washington developer Douglas Jemal wanted a larger house here because he's spending so much time in Buffalo and wants to host his family.
“We’re just trying to put Humpty Dumpty back together, starting with the magnificent facade it had, and cleaning debris on the inside,” developer Douglas Jemal said.
"There’s a big demand for more housing downtown, just like I said there would be," developer Douglas Jemal said in an interview.
Buffalo's tallest building will have no shortage of places to eat, drink and be merry – or even to get married.
Ciminelli was named property manager and exclusive commercial leasing agent for the 1.2-million-square-foot complex downtown.
The Buffalo Niagara region is fortunate to have Doug Jemal among its fairly recent arrivals. He is making a difference here that few others ha…