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Discussions are underway between New York State officials and the Seneca Indian Nation that could lead to badly needed repairs on a teeth-rattling section of the Thruway that runs through Seneca land in the Southern Tier. Sources on both sides of the situation expressed hopes Friday afternoon that an agreement could be reached within the next few days, allowing Thruway …

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It's tee time on the riverfront in downtown Buffalo – on Noah's Ark. The group planning a new entertainment complex on Ganson Street, not far from RiverWorks, unveiled details Friday of the $30 million golf-focused project, which the developers – including OnCore Golf Technology CEO Keith Blakely and Buffalo RiverWorks co-founder Doug Swift – hope will set a new standar…

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A fast-growing West Side-based healthcare organization and insurance provider has acquired the former Main Street headquarters of Belmont Housing Resources of Western New York, paying $2.5 million for a building just north of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. G-Health Enterprises, the parent of the Greater Buffalo United Accountable Healthcare Network (GBUAHN) and rel…

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Uniland Development Co. and Delaware North executives joined together on Thursday to celebrate the certification of the new Delaware North Building for its environmental sustainability. But they took the party to a different place. The 12-story building was recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council with the silver designation under the Leadership in Energy and En…

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Canisius College has completed its effort to renovate and return college-owned homes to private ownership in the neighborhood surrounding the school's Buffalo campus, as the last of 10 homes that it purchased for rehab and resale is now on the market. The school started its Hamlin Park Initiative in 2010 under President John J. Hurley to buy homes in the Hamlin Park and…

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Four East Side neighborhoods are getting cash from the state to help small businesses there spruce up. Empire State Development Corp. has approved $2 million in funding for Buffalo's new East Side Commercial District Program, to support building renovations for small businesses in four business districts. The funding, which is part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's previously a…

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A third-generation Buffalo metalworks manufacturer has renovated the family's original Buffalo homestead as its new headquarters. Eberl Iron Works spent 17 months refurbishing the red-brick Italianate-style home at 124 Sycamore St., which had been in the family for generations, including as their home from 1896 to 1963. Eberl has kept its manufacturing operations and of…

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The Massachusetts-based developer that plans to transform the former Northtown Plaza in Amherst into a lifestyle center said demolition on the existing structures will begin this month. WS Development said this keeps the project – which has suffered delays since the company acquired the Sheridan Drive property in 2015 – on track for construction to wrap up next summer a…

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On Sept. 15, 2017, about 400 shoppers and curiosity seekers lined up outside the new Whole Foods Market in Amherst to wait for the store's long-anticipated grand opening. Beaming Whole Foods employees and community leaders posed for photographers around a table set with loaves of fresh-baked bread, some stamped with the company's name. A customer wore a shirt saying, "I…

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Uniland Development Co. is still working on its plan to convert a former warehouse at Hertel and Elmwood avenues into a medical office building, but now its previously unknown tenant has become the owner instead. People Inc. on Tuesday purchased the property at 800 Hertel Ave. from Uniland, paying $5.528 million for the 2.49 acres of land and the one-story building that…

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Two years after successfully completing and opening his new Campus Walk student housing project next to SUNY Buffalo State, developer James Swiezy is eying his next move at the site: a basketball court for the tenants. Swiezy's Greenleaf Development is seeking Preservation Board approval to demolish a dilapidated two-family house at 88 Rees St. According to an email to …

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Developer Nick Sinatra is continuing his selling spree, unloading four properties in Buffalo and two suburbs in the last month as he prunes his portfolio to reinvest in newer and larger projects. Sinatra & Co. Real Estate, using three different limited liability companies, sold an Elmwood Avenue restaurant building, a Lancaster retail building and apartment properti…

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William Paladino has been eying the corner of Delaware and West Delavan avenues for several years, after purchasing a couple of properties at the intersection south of Gates Circle. Now the developer is poised to do something about it. Ellicott Development Co. is fine-tuning plans for a new four-story apartment and retail building that would incorporate the former ho…

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In the first sign of progress in decades at the former Spaulding Fibre manufacturing site, the City of Tonawanda has found a prospective buyer for a portion of the property. The Tonawanda Common Council at Tuesday night's meeting granted Mayor Rick Davis permission to sign an agreement to sell 14.6 acres of the now-vacant Spaulding Commerce Center. The city is poised to…