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Developer Paul Kolkmeyer hopes to start work by year end on converting the former Oracle Charter School building on Delaware Avenue into the Goodyear Inn and Goodyear Apartments. But first he has to get an agreement in place – and submitted to the city – to ensure he has off-site valet parking for hotel guests. That was the verdict of the Buffalo Planning Board Monda…

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Developers Nick Sinatra and David Pawlik are seeking seven variances from the Green Code as part of their proposal to construct a three-story office building on Jefferson Avenue designed for nonprofits. Sinatra & Co. Real Estate and Pawlik's CSS Construction want to erect the steel-frame building with surface parking on a combined 1.49-acre property at 1200 Jefferso…

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A real estate agent and investor has acquired two prominent church-conversion projects, paying more than $3 million for the Lofts at Warwich and KLP Commons Apartments. Michael J. Hartke Jr.'s Hartke Properties bought the two buildings from developers David Pawlik and Russell Kyte, owner of CSS Construction, who led the redevelopments of the former churches into 29 luxu…

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Just one month after opening its doors, the new Northwest Bank branch on Jefferson Avenue has a new owner for the real estate. Developers David Pawlik and Nick Sinatra, through 240 Kensington LLC, sold the freshly opened bank branch at 1228, 1242 and 1256 Jefferson to Carl Emmerling's 8418 Marshalling LLC, for $665,000. The 0.45-acre site features a single-story, 3,0…

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After decades of neglect, more than $250 million in redevelopment projects are underway on Buffalo's East Side, with more planned or in the works. From a smattering of projects along a big stretch of Jefferson Avenue to a couple of large ventures along Broadway and Fillmore Avenue, developers, businesses and government agencies are investing significant money in neighbo…

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Change is coming to Jefferson Avenue. Nonprofit People Inc. and developers Nick Sinatra and David Pawlik on Wednesday formally kicked off construction on their $31 million project to create affordable and supportive housing on the East Side, with local, state and federal politicians touting the venture as a significant piece of the area's revitalization. The proposed…

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A planned new affordable housing project on Jefferson Avenue is moving forward, after the nonprofit agency sponsoring the project took possession of a dozen properties from the developer who owned them. People Inc. is working with developers Nick Sinatra and David Pawlik on a $31.1 million plan to build two three-story residential buildings with 89 apartments, to be loc…

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A proposal by developers Nick Sinatra and David Pawlik to construct a new healthcare facility on Buffalo's East Side has given way to the partners' new plan for a nonprofit office "hub" at the Jefferson Avenue site instead, after the original concept grew too big for the land. Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Pawlik's Creative Structures Services had teamed up in e…

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A new dollar store is finally coming to Genesee Street after more than two years of work and multiple efforts to revise the plans to overcome objections. The Buffalo Planning Board approved construction of a 9,100-square-foot Family Dollar store at 1756 Genesee St. in the Bailey Greens neighborhood. That's despite even more suggestions from an architect who was asked by…

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The Buffalo Common Council will consider a pair of zoning changes to allow a new Family Dollar store in the Fillmore District and a commercial development on a narrow sliver of former railroad land in Larkinville. The Buffalo Planning Board on Monday recommended approval by the Council of a zoning map amendment for a group of properties in the Genesee-Moselle neighborho…

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The redevelopment of Jefferson Avenue is heating up, as a proposed new bank branch is moving forward just north of a planned new residential housing complex, while the developers behind both projects now have a new office building on the drawing board. Northwest Bancorp on Monday received an endorsement from the Buffalo Planning Board for its new East Side bank branch o…