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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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Two Buffalo investors have purchased a pair of Elma manufacturing properties with three buildings in all from two developers – one of whom is under federal indictment for alleged mortgage fraud. Christian O. Gorino and John B. Collins paid $1.45 million through Maple Road Elma Holdings to buy the 2.6-acre parcel at 1221 and 1231 Maple Road in Elma, gaining 14,000 square…

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A one-story Cheektowaga warehouse occupied by an electrical products distributor has been purchased by a Long Island-based company that recently acquired the tenant. United Electric Power of New Hyde Park, N.Y., bought the 51,100-square-foot concrete-and-steel-frame building at 75 Allied Drive for $2.775 million. The seller was an entity affiliated with Torrey Realty Ad…

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A Canadian manufacturer of LED light fixtures is considering an expansion into Buffalo now that its owner has purchased a long warehouse property along the city's Red Jacket Riverfront Park in the Old First Ward. Joe DeLonghi, owner and president of Delviro Energy in Toronto, said his company would likely launch some kind of operation in Buffalo in the future to support…

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A year after Maple Leaf Foods was swallowed up by a competitor, the company's former president has sold its Cheektowaga warehouse operation to a Rochester-based wholesale distributor of plumbing, electrical and contracting hardware. Gary Curwin, president of the family-owned VP Supply Corp., paid $1.625 million through CUBLKO LLC to acquire the former distribution facil…

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Two new tenants have moved into the International Airport Centre in Cheektowaga, occupying one of two new "speculative" industrial warehouse buildings while work finishes up on the second. USA Sealing has moved into 18,500 square feet of space at 500 Sonwil Drive, a 44,000-square-foot building that was completed in March. The firm – which outgrew its previous 5,000-squa…

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A downstate electronics entrepreneur and real estate investor, who took a shot at One Seneca Tower before Douglas Jemal came along, has instead acquired a pair of industrial warehouse buildings on the East Side – for a lot less money. Harvey Kaylie, acting through 1400 William Properties LLC, paid $1.238 million late last month to acquire the former Federal Bakery Suppl…