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A significant chunk of downtown real estate – totaling 1.8 acres of land – is going up for auction, as the owner of Simon Electric Co. seeks to cash in on rising property values in the city's core. Bert Simon hired CBRE-Buffalo to list his commercial real estate portfolio in the central business district. That includes seven buildings with about 80,500 square feet of sp…

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It took many off-site brainstorming sessions, an in-house focus group, an outside marketing firm, tons of research, and countless hours of whittling, but Uniland Development Co. finally has a name for the coworking business space concept it is launching in downtown Buffalo. And it only took 309 names – and a switch to Latin – to get there. The Amherst-based developer…

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Imagine a whole new look for Ellicott Street – one that's enticing and inviting from the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus to Sahlen Field. New landscaping and benches. New sidewalks and lighting. New developments and a sense of place. And all of it helping to make for an enjoyable walk from the northern end of the business district, past downtown Buffalo, through Firem…

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking for public comments on proposed brownfield cleanup plans for two pending development projects, one on the West Side and one in downtown Buffalo. Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. has proposed construction of an 18-story apartment, office and retail complex on a 2.5-acre site at 201 Ellicott St., between the Buffalo …

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Deep South Taco, the Mexican street food restaurant under construction on Ellicott Street, should be open by the end of October. “We’ll probably do an official grand opening around the first of November, but my guess is that we’ll open in October,” said operator Richard Hamilton. The space, at 291 Ellicott St., is still under construction. Hamilton plans a menu of authen…

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The Washington Market on Ellicott Street is for sale. Mona Khoury said that after seven years, “we’d like to semi-retire,” she said. “We’re grandparents now, and it’s time to enjoy the grandkids.” The business, located at 461 Ellicott St., includes a deli and salad bar that draws a lunch crowd, and a solid catering roster, Khoury said. The 6,400-square-foot space is in a…