"So far, the presentations have been really interesting and innovative," BUDC President Brandye Merriweather said Tuesday. "We're off to a good start."
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.
Teresa Alessandra and her twin sister, Danielle, bought 537 Main St. – home of Tim Stevens' Graylynn Restaurant and former home of French-inspired restaurant Raclette's. The building had once belonged to the Alessandras' grandfather.
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.
Chick-fil-A may be coming to Delaware Avenue in North Buffalo after all – but this time without any variances from city rules.
he state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking public comment on a proposal that Mensch submitted under the Brownfield Cleanup Program.
The developer is proposing to erect the 250-foot-tall building on an L-shaped outdoor parking lot that wraps around the back of the hotel, at the corner of Lower Terrace and Charles Street.
The small motel will be revamped as an independent, "mid-century modern" lodging aimed at younger travelers and will be renamed the Route 62 Motel following a $300,000 rehab, said Larry Best, a certified hotel broker with Buffalo Hotel-Realty, who handled the transaction.
Home prices have never been higher locally than they are now, and they're rising faster than at any point this century.
The opportunity to expand stems from Regal Cinemas reconfiguring its theaters, adding wider and more comfortable seats, but reducing seating capacity – and the demand for parking – in its wake, said Orchard Park Planning Board chairman Harold T. Fabinsky.
A key part of Lloyd's latest plan for a new Taco Factory – live music on the outdoor patio on Elmwood Avenue – may run afoul of longstanding city policies.
"There’s been immense pressure for studio spaces around the United States," Kevin Murrett of Architectural Resources said. "Thus the owner’s willingness to advance the entire buildout at this point in time, but in a slightly different configuration."
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.
Contractors will start work July 6 on the remaining trackbed and rail work on the west side of Main, with completion expected in late summer, according to Debra Chernoff, manager of planning for Buffalo Place.
Fire Commissioner William Renaldo said at a news conference at the scene that the century-old commercial building was under renovation when it collapsed.
The southbound portion of Washington between Eagle and Clinton has been closed to traffic because the structural framework under the surface had deteriorated to the point where it could no longer support cars.
The new owners intend to construct a 4,080-square-foot, two-story building, housing a high-end farm-to-table restaurant, bar and event space, plus 10 furnished glamping cabins.
"We’re trying to be as cooperative as possible. A lot of it is out of our control," said Sandra Snyder Schoellkopf, executive vice president of marketing and daughter of company founder Paul Snyder.
Stephen Development is proposing a pair of 9,100-square-foot buildings at 9740 and 9745 Main, across from Clarence High School and near the Spaulding Lake development.
The initial work will involve the proposed pedestrian bridge that will connect the park to the adjacent West Side neighborhood.
Hope Rising Together seeks to empower communities by giving them the resources they need, and plans to start locally with a new community center.