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Local residents — especially in the Elmwood Village area — will have a chance to weigh in on two major projects when the Buffalo Planning Board convenes Monday night. The panel responsible for reviewing and granting applications for major new projects in the city will be taking up the planned $160 million expansion of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery – soon to be called th…

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Ellicott Development Co. has acquired a pair of investment properties in the Elmwood Village and Allentown neighborhoods, with hopes for eventual projects on both sites. The Buffalo-based real estate developer, owned by Carl and William Paladino, paid $1.1 million this week through 339 Ganson Group to buy the two-story P.L.U.M. Works building at 138 Allen and 71 Park St…

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Washington developer Douglas Jemal can move ahead with his latest facade renovation and addition at One Seneca Tower, after the Buffalo Planning Board approved his proposal Monday night. Jemal's Douglas Development Corp. is adding a one-story building on the southeastern corner of the plaza, creating another 20,144 square feet of commercial office space, while extending…

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Ellicott Development Co. expects to break ground by late fall on the newest phase of its redevelopment of the St. Paul Mall campus north of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, after the Buffalo Planning Board Monday approved the $40 million project. The Buffalo-based developer wants to construct a new nine-story building at 1091 Main St., with a six-story parking ramp a…

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Staffing and recruitment firm Aleron Group has completed its move from a suburban Amherst office park to 500 Pearl St. Aleron – formerly Superior Group – occupies 8,000 square feet on the eighth floor of the building, which also includes Aloft Buffalo Downtown hotel and 12 apartments. The staffing company, which outgrew its previous headquarters on International Driv…

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Feeling snubbed by the head of the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority, developer Carl Paladino has withdrawn his unsolicited offer to purchase much of the Commodore Perry low-income housing community in the Old First Ward and then absorb the $10 million demolition cost. Paladino offered in early May to buy and redevelop most of the low-income housing community near dow…

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Not content with its new six-story medical office building and the renovation of Our Lady of Lourdes Church near downtown Buffalo, Ellicott Development Co. is now planning a nine-story building on a surface parking lot next door. The $30 million project at 1091 Main St. calls for a parking structure for 431 vehicles, plus a 104-room extended-stay hotel and 12,000 square…

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Developer Douglas Jemal's latest plan to expand One Seneca Tower's massive concrete design won approval from the Buffalo Planning Board Monday night, while Ellicott Development Co. got the go-ahead for a long-delayed new warehouse on Dingens Street. Jemal received approval in January for an addition and facade improvements to the west side of the tower complex's plaza l…

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Nearly four years after it received approval the first time for a new industrial warehouse that never got built, Ellicott Development Co. is bringing back its Dingens Street proposal for the city's consideration – with a few changes. The Buffalo-based developer wants to put up a 90,207-square-foot, single-story warehouse at 246 Dingens, at the corner of James E. Casey D…

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Frustrated with years of neglect, Buffalo developer Carl Paladino is offering to buy most of the Commodore Perry low-income housing community near downtown Buffalo for $1 to redevelop it into residential and commercial neighborhood on the sprawling site – near where a possible future new Bills stadium could be located. In a May 1 letter to Buffalo Municipal Housing Auth…

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After months of delays, debate, changes – even a near defeat at the hands of the Zoning Board of Appeals – Ellicott Development Co. won city approval for its planned new Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop project in downtown Buffalo. The developer, owned by Carl and William Paladino, plans to construct a two-story retail and residential building on a vacant site at 474 Mi…

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Ellicott Development Co. won approval Monday for a few facade changes to its Cooperage project near Ohio Street, after the city's Planning Board backed the use of slightly new materials in several places. The developer is in the midst of converting the former E&B Holmes Machinery building into its Cooperage project – featuring the new home of Resurgence Brewery, a c…

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Ellicott Development Co. will need to brew a new pot of coffee, after the Buffalo Planning Board Monday sent its plans for a Tim Hortons and apartments on Michigan Avenue back to the drawing board – because it didn't do enough to reflect the neighborhood's rich history. But, it's full steam ahead for Nick Sinatra's planned Atlantic Central Condominiums in the Elmwood Vi…

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After a bruising legal battle with the Zoning Board of Appeals last year, Ellicott Development Co. is hoping its proposal for a new Tim Hortons on Michigan Avenue will face an easier review by the city Planning Board next week. Carl and William Paladino's company is seeking approval for its plan to construct a two-story retail and residential building on a vacant site at t…

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Just weeks after Artone's Pizza & Subs reopened for business in South Buffalo, its Seneca Street building has been acquired by the fast-growing Hook & Ladder Development. The trio of firefighters-turned-developers paid $150,000 this week to buy the two-story building at 1880 Seneca from Ellicott Development Co.'s 3871 Group LLC. The 3,751-square-foot building si…