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An $84 million new economic development project in South Buffalo could result from a Canadian medical device manufacturer creating significantly more jobs than state officials announced on Thursday. Gregg Gellman, the new CEO of Thinking Robot Studios, said the planned new project at the Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park will create "well over" the 88 jobs initially listed…

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Welcome to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey ... and now Buffalo. Every week, massive container ships arrive at New York Harbor, after passing under the raised Bayonne Bridge between Staten Island and New Jersey. Workers quickly unload thousands of blocky containers at the port and put them on big trucks, sending the goods to their destination while clearing…

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The proposed new marijuana-growing farm and manufacturing operation in South Buffalo took its first baby steps toward city approval Monday – even as company executives still await the State Legislature's action to legalize recreational use of pot across New York. Flora-California Prime and developer Zephyr Partners are seeking to construct what they call a high-tech can…

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By the end of 2020, Western New Yorkers could be drinking beverages, swallowing pills, inhaling oils and smoking joints made from marijuana and produced right here in South Buffalo. Flora-California Prime, which calls itself a health and wellness company, plans to manufacture a range of cannabis products to address a variety of medical needs for adults at a new facility…

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The Buffalo Urban Development Corp. is poised to approve three major sales of land in its Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park in South Buffalo on Friday, putting a large chunk of that former industrial site back to use. BUDC, a nonprofit agency affiliated with the City of Buffalo, will consider three different proposals to purchase parcels of land in the 194-acre “urban commer…

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The Buffalo Urban Development Corp. is considering the purchase of another parcel of land in the Northland Corridor area, as the success of its efforts to create a new light-industrial and job-training center is attracting attention from nearby property owners. Agency officials did not disclose the location of the property – which was discussed during a closed-door exec…

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A local developer working with an unidentified warehousing and distribution venture has signed a letter of intent with the Buffalo Urban Development Corp. to purchase 20 acres of land in the Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park in South Buffalo. BUDC President Peter Cammarata would not identify either the developer or the group, which he said is being put together to form the…

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Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park is "a strong finalist" as a potential new site for a Canadian high-tech manufacturer that is looking for a new location with as many as 10 acres of land, officials with Invest Buffalo Niagara and Buffalo Urban Development Corp. said Tuesday. Invest Buffalo Niagara CEO Thomas Kucharski would not identify the potential company, dubbed Projec…

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The Buffalo Lakeside Commerce Park in South Buffalo may get a couple more big tenants taking up significant acreage, as a pair of unrelated companies are looking to buy 22 acres of land in two separate deals. Buffalo Urban Development Corp. officials said Tuesday that the companies, which they would not identify, are close to signing two nonbinding letters of intent to …