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Uzo Ihenko wants to boost an East Side neighborhood by renovating a century-old industrial complex on Broadway into a mixed-use project with workforce housing and commercial space. But he's finding it a lot harder to make the parking work. Ihenko – who owns Uzo 1 International Ltd. and Broadway Development & Management Group – wants to convert the former Ace Prin…

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An East Side collaborative of 75 families that home-school their children is seeking to construct a new community center on Southampton Street that would serve as an educational base for the group during weekdays and a space for family-focused art, recreation and social interaction for the community on evenings and weekends. The ReSource Buffalo group, led by Michael Ga…

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The Buffalo Planning Board Monday backed a zoning map amendment that would help a proposed new urgent care center project move forward at Elmwood Avenue and Amherst Street — but again held up Severyn Development's planned five-unit townhouse project at Jersey and 14th streets. The board recommended approval by the Common Council of a request by Caliber Commercial Broker…

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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…

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The proposed new marijuana-growing farm and manufacturing operation in South Buffalo took its first baby steps toward city approval Monday – even as company executives still await the State Legislature's action to legalize recreational use of pot across New York. Flora-California Prime and developer Zephyr Partners are seeking to construct what they call a high-tech can…

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The owner of Schuele Paint and Ace Hardware stores on Summer Street got a green light from the city's Planning and Preservation boards for his proposal to construct a one-story addition to the hardware store to allow more space for the retail business. Paul Leahey wants to take down an old greenhouse at 85 Linwood Ave. – on a lot adjacent to his business – and replace it …

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Splat! That's a sound that could be heard frequently in part of Buffalo's East Side – along with screams of excitement and the sight of very colorful outfits – if two young entrepreneurs succeed with their plan to open an outdoor paintball facility near the intersection of William Street and Fillmore Avenue. Partners Erik Hansen and Josh Burch, who also own a startup…