CleanFiber Buffalo – which won $500,000 in 43North in 2016 as UltraCell – is planning to construct a 5,250-square-foot metal panel addition to its existing 60,000-square-foot masonry-and-panel building at 250 Lake Ave., bringing the total size to 66,000 square feet.
The Town of Amherst intends to create an urban renewal area covering the Boulevard Mall, and a wide swath of the neighboring commercial district, to try to jump-start the revival of the fading shopping center.
Not only do Kohan Retail Investment Group and Benderson Development Company seem to butt heads in their vision at the mall but the Town of Hamburg would also like to have influence over what happens there so that there is a benefit to its residents.
Mall owner Kohan Retail Investment Group and developer Benderson Development Co. have yet to speak and they appear to differ on their visions for the property and its outer parcels.
The widely watched report – which looks at vacancies and new construction in the office, retail, industrial and apartment sectors – takes a snapshot of the local industry, and is a bellwether measure of the region's economic health.
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Amherst has slashed the assessment on the J.C. Penney store at the Boulevard Mall by 62.6% to settle a legal challenge.
"I want to put this behind us and start working together to make the mall better," the mall's new owner said.
It is the duty of Hamburg officials to ensure the next owner is not just going to purchase the property and allow it to fall into disrepair and neglect, the News Editorial Board says.
Kohan Retail Investment Group is in the business of buying troubled malls. It also has a history of being criticized for the way it runs them.
Kohan Retail Investment Group, headquartered in Nassau County, has purchased the Hamburg mall for $8.5 million.
It's hard to tell how the retail economy will begin to shake out in 2021, but we do know that several companies have already announced they will trim stores.
Keith R. Sparks pleaded guilty last month to a second-degree murder charge in the killing of Mallicia U. Tipps, 38, of Buffalo.
While the Boulevard, Eastern Hills and McKinley malls struggled with tenant departures, dismal consumer traffic and plummeting sales, the Galleria thrived and grew. And then Covid-19 hit.
Keith R. Sparks, 44, of Niagara Falls, had been charged with killing Mallicia U. Tipps, 38, of Buffalo, Sept. 25, 2019, at the mall in Hamburg.
Covid-19 safety measures have changed how customers experience the mall.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has backed off a proposed requirement that malls install HEPA filters before they can reopen.
Arts and crafts retailer A.C. Moore’s lone Western New York store won’t stay vacant for long. Benderson Development Co., the real estate developer that owns the 23,028-square-foot store building at McKinley Plaza in Hamburg, confirmed Monday that Moore’s national rival Michaels Companies will be taking over the lease. When it opens this summer, the company will join an existing
The Niagara Falls man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend at the McKinley Mall was arraigned Monday on a charge of second-degree murder, the Erie County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Keith Sparks, 44, was arraigned before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan. Prosecutors allege that on Sept. 25 at approximately 2 p.m., Sparks fatally stabbed his ex-girlfriend, 38-year-old Mallicia
Dr. Todd Shatkin, a cosmetic dentist and Amherst businessman who launched a mini-dental implant laboratory, has acquired an 11,000-square-foot office building on a dead-end court down the street from his own East Amherst home. Shatkin, co-owner of Aesthetic Associates and Shatkin First, paid $1.46 million through Shatkin Land Development Co. to purchase the 2.5-acre property at 17 Beresford Court.
Keith Sparks was arraigned Thursday morning in Hamburg Town Court on charges of murder and second-degree criminal possession of a
A woman was fatally stabbed this afternoon in the Sears store at McKinley Mall, said Hamburg Police Chief Gregory Wickett. Police and paramedics administered first aid to the victim, who they found alive but unconscious, but were not able save her, Wickett said. Police were looking for a male assailant, who fled the store by car. Authorities believe the
Like many other midrange enclosed shopping centers across the country, McKinley Mall has become less valuable after losing major anchor tenants, attracting fewer shoppers and generating less