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A global title insurance company is seeking to relocate its downtown Buffalo office to better accommodate its growth. Stewart Information Services Corp., parent of Stewart Title Insurance Co., has launched a search for new real estate options in the city. It hired CBRE Buffalo to handle the process. The firm is located in a three-story, gray-and-white building at 130…

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A Main Street office building across from the Amherst Street Metro Rail station has changed hands. Christopher Mekker, a Keller Williams real estate agent, paid $359,000 through Vernon Triangle LLC to buy the two-story mixed-use building at 2626 Main from Nicholas C. Costantino. The 5,096-square-foot commercial building is located across from the Fillmore Avenue inte…

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The West Chippewa Street building that houses the Tap House Pub & Grille has been acquired by a Sarasota, Fla., investor. MKK Buffalo LLC, owned by Jarod Miller, Sean Kibrick and Jennifer Keppard, sold the property at 85 West Chippewa to Jonathan Steinberg's Marathon Properties LLC for $1.16 million. Constructed in 1910 on 0.07 acres, the three-story mixed-use bu…

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A company that provides administrative management services to other firms has sold a renovated office building on Main Street in downtown Buffalo to an alternative energy provider of natural gas and electric service. John Ludtka, president of New Wave Energy Corp., paid $1.35 million through New Niagara LLC to buy a historic commercial building at 410 Main from 410 Buff…

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A Staten Island real estate investor has acquired a new Family Dollar store on the edge of Buffalo's Riverside neighborhood from a North Carolina real estate developer. Vishnu Awasthi, through his Awasthi Limited Partnership, paid $1.66 million to buy two parcels at 125 and 127 Skillen St. from an entity controlled by the Durban Group of Charlotte. The rectangular pr…

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Have you ever wanted to learn how to bid on a property at the city auction? Talk to Ahmad Nieves. The 28-year-old fundraiser and novice real estate investor wants to encourage more people to take advantage of the vast inventory of properties that Buffalo puts up for sale every year because of delinquent city taxes and fees. While real estate prices have risen in r…

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A Mississippi-based nonprofit charity that specializes in nationwide disaster relief efforts will be leasing a former industrial manufacturing building on Buffalo's East Side as its new Northeast satellite facility. Eight Days of Hope, based in Tupelo, Miss., will occupy the 96,700-square-foot operation at 852 Kensington Ave., which was acquired in May by the William an…

Business

A year after Maple Leaf Foods was swallowed up by a competitor, the company's former president has sold its Cheektowaga warehouse operation to a Rochester-based wholesale distributor of plumbing, electrical and contracting hardware. Gary Curwin, president of the family-owned VP Supply Corp., paid $1.625 million through CUBLKO LLC to acquire the former distribution facil…

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With the pending move of both the Buffalo Police Department and Buffalo Fire Department headquarters to the former Dillon courthouse, city officials are now preparing to put the old police headquarters building up for sale. The city's Division of Development and Division of Real Estate are planning to seek proposals from buyers and developers nationwide for the aging fa…

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Chiropractor and developer Scott Croce – brother of the restaurateur and hospitality operator Mark Croce – has acquired a Delaware Avenue brownstone just north of downtown Buffalo from the law firm that has long called it home. Croce's Leostrong LLC paid $575,000 in April to buy the building at 475 Delaware from Pearl Block, whose managing officer is Alan R. Feuerstein,…

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A Morgan Stanley financial adviser has acquired a three-story limestone mansion in the Elmwood Village that is currently set up as office space, but he and his wife may seek to convert it back into a home for themselves. Emir Culov of East Aurora, a senior vice president and portfolio management director in the Fountain Plaza office of the brokerage firm, paid $585,000 …

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The former vice president of player personnel for the Buffalo Bills has sold his Orchard Park home, just four months after he returned to Houston as the new general manager of the Texans. Michael E. Springer and Dr. Renee M. Reynolds paid $715,000 on Tuesday to buy the four-bedroom brick home on Sandpiper Court from Brian W. and Patricia A. Gaine, according to documents…

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A seven-year-old mixed-use retail and apartment building in the Elmwood Village has been acquired by a family-owned commercial real estate firm in Cheektowaga with a growing portfolio of office, retail, warehouse and residential buildings. Frank J. Campofelice, through his C&L 448 Elmwood Associates, bought the three-story building at 448 Elmwood Ave. from Krog Corp…

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The property housing a longtime Burger King restaurant at the corner of Main and Utica streets has been sold by the franchisee company for $1.64 million. Syracuse-based Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. sold the 3,143-square-foot fast-food restaurant at 1358 Main St. to Blondie Buffalo LLC. The buyer is registered to the address of Riverbank Management, a real estate invest…

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A pair of downstate investors have acquired two of the three Elmwood Village apartment properties that Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. put up for sale in October after the developer concluded they weren't needed for its controversial planned $40 million residential project. Matthew Hornstein and Maximilian Polsky, operating as M2 Acquisitions LLC, paid nearly $1 million for…