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After years of neglect, developers are once again giving their regards to Broadway. From the edge of downtown Buffalo to the neighborhood surrounding the Broadway Market, one of the city's primary routes through the East Side and into Cheektowaga is finally getting attention from several developers – albeit slowly. But it's extending the city's redevelopment boom int…

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Businessman Roger Trettel, who has made a successful side career out of redeveloping small downtown buildings on Main Street and adjacent streets, is now seeking to sell a portfolio of four prominent buildings as he builds a fund to take on a new project. Trettel, through Hunt Commercial Real Estate, is seeking to sell 515-517, 521 and 523 Main and 500 Washington, locat…

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A strange thing happened on Buffalo's West Side this week: One of the city's leading advocates for affordable housing celebrated a high-end apartment project. That's because the Rochester developer behind the $25 million project to construct a 10-story apartment building overlooking the Niagara River agreed to set aside nearly 15 percent of the 95 units for low-income t…

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The Buffalo Planning Board Monday evening approved a $25 million project to construct a 10-story, mixed-use building on Niagara Street that includes affordable housing alongside market-rate apartments, streetfront retail space and parking. Andrew Crossed's Park Grove Realty of Rochester is working with Buffalo's Roger Trettel to convert a blighted, vacant two-story struct…

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A group of nine real estate investors led by architect Steven Carmina and developer Roger Trettel are hoping to get tax breaks from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to help them turn six vacant properties in the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor into a mixed-use project. The group, dubbed Michigan Broadway, plans to convert four buildings o…

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For the first time in decades, a developer wants to construct a 10-story building along the Niagara River on Buffalo's West Side, taking the restoration of that commercial arterial to a new level. A Rochester firm is teaming up with Buffalo's Roger Trettel to build new apartments overlooking the Niagara River on the site of an aging, two-story former train car repair fa…