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Sinatra & Co. Real Estate is planning a new $22.4 million condominium project in the Elmwood Village, bringing 54 for-sale residential units to West Utica Street. But first, it has to take the property to the cleaners. The Buffalo-based developer, owned by Nick Sinatra, is proposing a four-story condo building at 169 W. Utica, on the site of the former Cadet Clea…

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Sinatra & Company Real Estate has sold the former home of Cozumel Grill on Elmwood Avenue – now an Asian restaurant – to an Amherst investor. Lakhi Singh, through Gilzian LLC, paid $839,488 to buy the 3,788-square-foot building at 153 Elmwood, at the corner of Allen Street. The two-story building – which Sinatra has owned for years – includes a 3,100-square-foot bar…

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Elmwood Village residents got another chance Thursday night to review the progress on the planned Elmwood Crossing project, as developers Nick Sinatra and William Paladino showed off the latest versions of their proposals to transform the former Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo campus. The developers — selected a year ago by Kaleida Health for the redevelopmen…

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The city agency that oversees the Buffalo Building Reuse Project is considering extending two low-interest loans totaling $1.5 million to a pair of separate redevelopment projects by Nick Sinatra and Scott Croce. The two projects – Sinatra's Heritage Point on the South Aud Block of Canalside and an Allentown redevelopment by Croce's LeoStrong – are each seeking $750,000…

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Nick Sinatra is confident in the quality of his family's restaurant, especially after building its new home on Kenmore Avenue. "Not only do we have the best food in town, but we have the nicest building in town," he joked recently to a group of commercial real estate agents and developers. It might also be the cleanest. But it didn't start out that way. The site a…

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Another 50 units of "workforce housing" will soon be available for rent in Buffalo, as developer Nick Sinatra seeks to wrap up his new MidCity Apartments project. Most of the work at 1665 Main St. is now completed, even though it may not look like it from the outside, Sinatra said. Crews are now primarily focusing on the first-floor commercial space, in particular waiti…

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The developers behind the reuse of the former Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo complex in the Elmwood Village are planning to include some sky-high condos — with sky-high prices. Under detailed plans laid out to a real estate group by Nick Sinatra and William Paladino on Thursday, the top three floors of the main Variety, Tanner and Alfieri buildings will featur…

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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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Two Elmwood Avenue restaurant buildings at nearly opposite ends of the city are facing demolition requests this week as part of a pair of unrelated redevelopment projects by William Paladino, Nick Sinatra and Uniland Development Co. Paladino's Ellicott Development Co. and Sinatra & Co. Real Estate are seeking permission from the Buffalo Preservation Board to tear do…

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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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Businessman Nick Sinatra is once again in the firing line of left-leaning advocacy groups, as the prominent developer was late for the second time this year on several hundred thousand dollars in city taxes for a host of his Buffalo properties. On Monday, the city's online property tax records database showed Sinatra, one of the city's largest and fastest-growing proper…

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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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Developer Nick Sinatra said he has fully paid delinquent Buffalo and Erie County property taxes, approaching $1.3 million, after scrambling to make the payments at the end of last week. The owner of Buffalo-based Sinatra & Company Real Estate said he made payments to Erie County “as of the close of business” on Friday, even seeking to show the receipts to County Exe…

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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 …