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The Buffalo Planning Board Monday approved proposals by Frank Chinnici's Legacy Development and by Marrano Homes for construction of seven townhouses in Allentown and 69 new single-family home lots in North Buffalo. Legacy wants to construct the project at 8 St. Louis Place, near the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. The three-story attached townhouses will each have a on…

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When Brett Barrett's husband got a surgical residency in Buffalo, the couple left Chicago for the Colvin Estates neighborhood of North Buffalo. They closed in May on their new $369,000 Marrano home and moved in about a month later, confident they wouldn't have to do a lot of work on it. But as happy as they are with their three-bedroom home, they are dismayed that Marra…

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With only three homes remaining up for sale in Colvin Estates, developer Marrano Homes is ready to start work on the next stage of a project that will build 74 new homes and more than double the size of Buffalo's newest housing neighborhood. But it also has to address some drainage problems that sent rats scurrying and caused flooding for neighbors on adjacent streets d…

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It's no surprise to John Manns that the new Colvin Estates homes that his company built in North Buffalo have sold quickly. But the executive at Marrano Homes said he was astonished at how high the prices went, and at who was buying them: millennials, many coming from the suburbs and some paying as much as $500,000. "I wasn't expecting it to go that high," Manns said…

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Homebuilder Marrano/Marc Equity Corp. has acquired the land it needs to complete the new Colvin Estates subdivision in North Buffalo, paying $4.48 million for six remaining lots from the first phase plus another 18 acres from the original property owner. Marrano is taking over the biggest new home construction project in the city in years from the previous developer, wi…

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The only new housing development in the city of Buffalo in recent years is going to get five times bigger over the next four years. Marrano Homes is taking over the Colvin Estates subdivision in North Buffalo and plans to build more than 100 additional homes. Prices will likely start in the mid-$300,000 range, but a company official said he expects some will sell for ov…