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Buffalo Planning Board members Monday applauded a proposal by Miami-based Generation Development Group to put 158 apartments and nearly 40,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space in a former malthouse at Silo City – in the first phase of what could eventually be more than 400 units in the complex. Generation Development – led by Marvin Wilmoth, Anthony Ceroy an…

Buffalo

Coming soon to a grain silo near you: apartments? Silo City owner Rick Smith and his partners are bringing their redevelopment proposal for the vast complex to city planners Monday, seeking approval to put 158 apartments and nearly 40,000 square feet of commercial space in a former malt house. That would be the first phase in what could be a larger transformation of …

Buffalo

The developers behind a proposed redevelopment of the Silo City complex into apartments and an arts colony are seeking an adaptive reuse permit from the Buffalo Common Council to allow a residential use in a zoning area that doesn't currently allow it. Miami-based Generation Development Group, along with Silo City owner Rick Smith, wants to convert the peninsula of more…

Buffalo

Marvin Wilmoth and Anthony Ceroy are undertaking one of Buffalo's biggest and most visible projects – at Silo City. They are proposing an ambitious project to remake Silo City into a new community that combines artists' studios and gallery space with residential apartments and retailers. And they're taking an unusual approach. Wilmoth and Ceroy are the founders an…

Buffalo

The owner of the Silo City complex along the Buffalo River is partnering with a Florida developer to turn the peninsula of old grain silos and warehouses into a residential and artistic community. Miami-based Generation Development Group – led by managing principals Marvin Wilmoth and Anthony Ceroy – is working with Rigidized Metals Corp. CEO Rick Smith on a plan to con…

Gusto

One thing you may not know about Silo City owner Rick Smith is his love for soccer. The Buffalo businessman, whose dedication to smartly "regenerating" a section of the city's grain elevators has drawn the attention of the New York Times and a few international outlets, visited Tottenham years ago and took in a Spurs match; he's been a supporter ever since. A short d…

Bills

Doug Whaley was on the phone with the Cleveland Browns and thought he had just hammered out trade terms that would give the Buffalo Bills the rookie they coveted more than any other in the draft. The Browns were on the clock with the fourth selection Thursday night. After a couple previous calls elicited insufficient proposals and with time running out, Whaley and Brown…