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The developers behind the planned $120 million conversion of the former Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo campus into Elmwood Crossing are hoping to be underway with significant construction on multiple projects next year, a senior official with one of the companies said Monday. Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Ellicott Development Co. are already proceedi…

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Developer Nick Sinatra sold another small Buffalo property this week, continuing his spate of sales as he repositions his portfolio, raises cash and focuses on his bigger projects. Sinatra & Co. Redevelopment LLC sold a pair of apartment buildings with nine units in all at 56 and 58 Trinity Place for $505,000. The buyer, 147 West Tupper LLC, is registered to the add…

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The developers of the proposed Elmwood Crossing project at the former Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo campus are nearing an agreement with a nonprofit firm that will handle the affordable housing component of the $100 million project. Amy Nagy, director of development for Sinatra & Co. Real Estate, would not identify the organization until an agreement is…

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Canalside – Buffalo's largely flat waterfront attraction – is now going vertical. It's also about to get a lot more crowded. A planned roundhouse carousel building and the first new residential project at Canalside are poised to get the go-ahead from state officials when the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. meets on Oct. 15. The two designs for the Buffalo Heri…

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Two major new Canalside projects that would bring $26.3 million in investment and three buildings to Canalside are poised for city approval as soon as next Monday. The Buffalo Planning Board will review the proposed $5.3 million Buffalo Heritage Carousel and KeyBank Roundhouse, as well as Nick Sinatra's planned $21 million Heritage Point mixed-use complex, when it meets…

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Developer Nick Sinatra is continuing his selling spree, unloading four properties in Buffalo and two suburbs in the last month as he prunes his portfolio to reinvest in newer and larger projects. Sinatra & Co. Real Estate, using three different limited liability companies, sold an Elmwood Avenue restaurant building, a Lancaster retail building and apartment properti…

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The Buffalo Planning Board Monday reapproved Sinatra & Company Real Estate's planned conversion of a former Pierce-Arrow Factory Complex warehouse in North Buffalo into 72 apartments, while also giving its assent to a proposed new warehouse and fleet repair facility on Dingens Street. Nick Sinatra's firm plans to renovate the 100,000-square-foot building at 155 Grea…

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Nick Sinatra, one of the region's newest and fastest-growing developers, is slimming down around the edges of his portfolio as he seeks to refocus his energy on larger projects. The owner of Sinatra & Co. Real Estate has sold off about 10 properties in and around Buffalo in the past two months, including three in Tonawanda, Amherst and Elma. That's a significant num…

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More than 30 months after buying part of the former Pierce-Arrow Factory Complex – and two years after first proposing a project – Nick Sinatra is coming back to the city with his plan to convert the North Buffalo building into 72 new market-rate apartments. Sinatra & Co. Real Estate and partner Barry Fichman are proposing to renovate the turn-of-the-century former …

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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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Four local women-owned retailers are participating in the latest round of the Queen City Pop-Up program in downtown Buffalo, occupying free space on Main Street for two months to test their wares in the market. The summer edition of the popular program – hosted by Sinatra & Company Real Estate at the Shops at Market Arcade at 617 Main – began June 27 and will run th…

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The developer that brought Community Beer Works to the Lower West Side neighborhood near Front Park is now proposing to convert the rest of the historic former Schaefer & Brothers Malt manufacturing facility into 32 apartments. Pitoune Development last spring completed the renovation of the one-story warehouse portion of the facility at 520 Seventh St. into the 14,0…

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Developer Paul Kolkmeyer hopes to start work by year end on converting the former Oracle Charter School building on Delaware Avenue into the Goodyear Inn and Goodyear Apartments. But first he has to get an agreement in place – and submitted to the city – to ensure he has off-site valet parking for hotel guests. That was the verdict of the Buffalo Planning Board Monda…

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Developer Nick Sinatra has sold four Kenmore apartment buildings to two real estate investors for $3.7 million. Scott A. Hunt, through Hunt & Associates WE LLC, bought the buildings at 2726, 2520 and 2271 Elmwood Ave. from Sinatra, who owned them through his Elmwood KT Apartments limited-liability company. The purchase price for the three properties was $3.3 million…

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Developers Nick Sinatra and David Pawlik are seeking seven variances from the Green Code as part of their proposal to construct a three-story office building on Jefferson Avenue designed for nonprofits. Sinatra & Co. Real Estate and Pawlik's CSS Construction want to erect the steel-frame building with surface parking on a combined 1.49-acre property at 1200 Jefferso…