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The region could be getting another Tim Hortons. Ellicott Development Co. wants to build a 9,336-square-foot mixed-use building with a Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop on the eastern edge of downtown Buffalo. The two-thirds-acre site, at 474 Michigan, is at the northwest corner of Michigan Avenue and William Street, and has been vacant for nearly 20 years. The planne…

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A proposal by Ellicott Development Co. to demolish two aging duplexes in the Elmwood Village and replace them with single-family homes is meeting stiff opposition from neighborhood leaders, preservationists and a state lawmaker because the plan doesn't comply with the Green Code. Assemblyman Sean Ryan on Tuesday denounced the plan by Ellicott as another example of a dev…

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Ellicott Development Co. wants to tear down two dilapidated two-family homes on West Delavan Avenue, adjacent to one of its projects on Elmwood Avenue, with a goal of eventually rebuilding the properties. The Buffalo-based developer is seeking approval from the Buffalo Preservation Board to demolish the two structures at 619-621 West Delavan. It then plans to replace th…

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Allpro Parking LLC has assumed the operation of the Ellicott Airport Parking facility near the Buffalo Niagara International Airport after taking over the 500-space operation from Ellicott Development Co. The 500-space parking facility at 4301 Genesee St. in Cheektowaga, with a Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop in front, will be renamed as the Allpro Airport Parking. …

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High school students at Western New York Maritime Charter School will get a new home alongside the middle school in South Buffalo after the Buffalo Planning Board Monday night approved a major expansion of the school's new building. The nautically themed school is working with Ellicott Development Co. to build a three-story classroom building and athletic facility on th…

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A plan by Nick Sinatra and William Paladino to redevelop the former Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo site in the Elmwood Village took the first step in a monthslong municipal review Monday, as the Buffalo Planning Board agreed to take the lead in the full environmental review of the $100 million project. Developers are planning a multiyear conversion of the si…

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The team behind the planned Elmwood Crossing redevelopment of the former Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo property in the Elmwood Village is ready to launch the city's next evaluation of the $100 million project. Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Ellicott Development Co. have submitted requests to the city to divide the 10.5-acre property into smaller piec…

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Cleanup and construction work will begin by midsummer on the initial phase of the planned Elmwood Crossing redevelopment of the former Women & Children's Hospital site in Elmwood Village, now that the development team has received final city approval for the first building. The Buffalo Planning Board Monday gave the green light for Sinatra & Company Real Estate …

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Developers Nick Sinatra and William Paladino won approval Wednesday for three zoning variances needed for their first Elmwood Crossing building – a day after the proposed complex at the corner of Elmwood Avenue and Bryant Street got shorter. Sinatra and Paladino revised their planned new mixed-use project, cutting one floor off the building's height to reduce it to five…

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Nearly four years after buying it, the investor group led by Carl and William Paladino are offering to sell the Fort Erie Race Track and nearly all of the land around it after seeing no progress in their plans. But they insist they're not abandoning their efforts across the border. The Paladinos, owners of Ellicott Development Co. in Buffalo, have put 303 acres of la…

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A proposed six-story apartment building at the northeast corner of Elmwood Avenue and Bryant Street brought out a host of objections from some critics Monday, as the Buffalo Planning Board reviewed the first project in the planned redevelopment of the former Women & Children's Hospital site. Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Ellicott Development Co. – designated…

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Ellicott Development hopes to complete its mammoth tower project on Pearl Street by September, officials said Wednesday. The downtown Buffalo project at 500 Pearl includes an Aloft Hotel and a host of banquet spaces. This winter's bitter temperatures and snow slowed progress by a couple of months on the nearly $70 million project, the Buffalo firm's largest-ever cons…

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Resurgence Brewing Co., the popular West Side micro-beermaker that helped transform part of Niagara Street, will anchor the redeveloped Cooperage complex near Ohio Street along the Buffalo River. Resurgence will occupy 25,000 square feet as the lead tenant for the $7 million project at 55-59 Chicago St., said Tom Fox, director of development or Ellicott Development Co. …

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The Buffalo Planning Board Monday agreed to start environmental reviews for the first proposed project at the former Women & Children's Hospital site – triggering the start of what is expected to be a major transformation of nearly eight acres. Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Ellicott Development Co. want to construct a six-story building at 451 Elmwood Ave., …

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Ellicott Development Co. has completed its purchase of the historic Cooperage property near Ohio Street, setting the stage for its $7 million redevelopment project to begin. The developer, owned by Carl and William Paladino, paid $526,100 through Cooperage LLC to Clinton Brown's Newark Niagara to buy the vacant and derelict complex at 55-59 Chicago St. Plans now call…