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Cost overruns and unexpected environmental cleanup expenses sent costs soaring for Moog's planned headquarters expansion in Elma, prompting the aerospace company to ask the Erie County Industrial Development Agency for another $500,000 in tax breaks to aid the project. Moog wants the ECIDA to increase the sales tax exemption to $2.1 million, up from $1.575 million in it…

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A new style of high-end coworking space is sweeping across the country, designed to provide more than just small offices, desks and some administrative support. And it could be coming to Western New York. Instead of providing a temporary open tabletop for you and your laptop, it's more of a collaborative working community for entrepreneurs and small businesses — with a …

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Uniland Development Co. is moving forward with its plan to nearly double the size of an existing one-story building on Ellicott Street and create a new high-tech facility in downtown Buffalo – even with no tenants lined up yet. But first it needs to finalize the financing, including assistance from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency. The Amherst-based deve…

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A New Jersey distributor of lawn and snow removal equipment wants to double the size of its warehouse and logistics operation in Erie County to handle its rapid growth. But the company, KPM Exceptional LLC, is hoping that the Erie County Industrial Development Agency will lend a helping hand with the $1.332 million project that will produce two new jobs. KPM, a 62-ye…

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As Carl and William Paladino tackle their latest redevelopment project in downtown Buffalo, they're looking for help from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency. The father-and-son owners of Ellicott Development Co., together with investor Nancy S. Krieger, are seeking sales and mortgage recording tax breaks for their historic renovation of the former Buffalo Env…

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A Depew supplier of forklifts and other industrial equipment is hoping to nearly double the size of its Taylor Drive facility, but it wants tax breaks from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to do it. Buffalo Material Handling – owned and led by President Peter Tunkey – needs more room to handle its growth. It won a three-year contract with GM Tonawanda this …

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Just weeks after receiving city approval for his proposed $25.72 million conversion of an old Black Rock factory into the Fedder Lofts, developer Eran Epstein is now seeking tax breaks to help pay for it. Epstein, who owns E Square Capital, wants to remediate and renovate the 135,000-square-foot facility at 57 Tonawanda St. into a combination of apartments and self-stor…

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An industrial valve distributor in West Seneca wants to build a $2.8 million office and warehouse building, but says it needs more than $140,000 in tax breaks from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to make it work. CPI Process Systems wants to construct an 11,560-square-foot distribution building on a three-acre parcel of land at 2800 North America Drive. …

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One of the world's biggest pharmaceutical and medical supply companies wants to invest more than $16.1 million in a new warehouse and distribution operation in Cheektowaga that would more than triple its space in the town. McKesson Corp. is seeking $1.24 million in sales tax breaks on new equipment from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to make the project c…

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Steuben Foods wants to dramatically expand its Southtowns operations with a new warehouse and drive-in racking system, if the Erie County Industrial Development Agency is willing to help out with $460,000 in tax breaks. The food and beverage manufacturer, which focuses on dairy and plant-based products, is asking for tax breaks to support construction and equipping of a…

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Just four months after cutting its local workforce and two months after losing some of its previous tax breaks for not meeting its job targets, manufacturer Unifrax Corp. is coming back to the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to ask for more incentives for a new expansion. Unifrax, the Tonawanda-based manufacturer of high-temperature insulation products, is pla…

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The developer working with the Community Action Organization to construct a new and enlarged Head Start building on Northampton Street is seeking tax breaks for the $9.42 million project. McGuire Development Co. has applied to the Erie County Industrial Development Agency for tax breaks to defray the cost of erecting a 38,500-square-foot building that will house the com…

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The Erie County Industrial Development Agency is considering whether to issue $13.3 million in tax-exempt bonds to help a New York City-based housing developer that wants to purchase and renovate a 195-unit affordable housing complex in Black Rock. Manhattan-based Related Cos. plans to buy and upgrade the Marina Vista Apartments at 32 Hertel Ave., consisting of two 13-s…

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The developers seeking to convert the former Richmond Methodist Episcopal Church on Buffalo's West Side into a performing arts center are now seeking tax breaks to support the renovation project. Rachel and Ryan Heckl, who are leading the initiative at the former church at 467 Richmond Ave., have applied to the Erie County Industrial Development Agency for more than $38…

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The developer behind the Crescendo apartment building on Niagara Street is now seeking tax breaks for a second project just across the street. Natale Development is requesting a package of sales and mortgage recording tax breaks from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency, to support its $5.6 million conversion of the former Aldrich & Ray Manufacturing Co. bu…