Upstate New York

A message from the president of NYSCAR’s Upstate chapter - by Guy Blake

Mercedes Brien of Mission Commercial Realty (Rochester) is the recipient of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors 2018 Realtor of the Year Award.  The award was presented to Brien by Robert Strell, 2015 Realtor of the Year recipient, at the Board of Governors meeting. The award is given each year to recognize an outstanding active member of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors (NYSCAR).

Hollister Co. to remain open during Storefront remodel at Destiny USA

Syracuse, NY Hollister Co., the Southern California-inspired apparel retailer, will upgrade its Destiny USA storefront this spring. The store remodel will focus on updating the entryway and will be completed in two phases…

Walker joins Broadstone

Rochester, NY According to Broadstone Real Estate, LLC, a sponsor and manager of diversified real estate investment offerings, Curtis Walker...

Axiom Capital arranges permanent financing totaling $40.247 million

Axiom completed the closing of a $21.5 million permanent loan for the refinance of a 360-unit apartment complex, Shady Lane Apartments. The subject is a portion of a 444-unit apartment community located at 133 Saratoga Rd., off of Rte. 50. The subject is less than three miles from three of the Capital Region’s largest employers…

EkoStinger opens Southern Tier manufacturing plant

Horseheads, NY According to governor Andrew Cuomo, EkoStinger, the $1 million grand prize winner of the 2018 76West Clean Energy Competition...

HUNT names Maxian director of career development

Buffalo, NY According to HUNT Real Estate, Jennifer Maxian has been promoted to the position of director of career development.  Maxian has been with HUNT since 2010, most recently as the manager of agent technology. Maxian holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Marketing Education from Buffalo State College.

Exit strategies for multifamily investment property owners - by Russell Gullo

As time goes on, your equity may significantly increase with appreciation and loan amortization both working in your favor. In addition to these benefits there are also some issues. For example, you probably experienced the “three T’s of ownership” (tenants, toilets, and trash) and are at a point in your life where you are no longer interested in being an active investor…

NYS Energy Research and Development Authority and Nexamp complete 2.6 megawatt community solar project in Seneca

Seneca, NY The NYS Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Nexamp, Inc., have completed a 2.6 megawatt community solar project, of which one megawatt will be used to provide no-cost solar subscriptions in NYS Electric and Gas Corp.’s (NYSEG) utility territory.

HUNT Real Estate names Murphy regional vice president

Rochester, NY According to HUNT Real Estate ERA, Charles Murphy as the new regional vice president.  With a background in real estate and an education in business and law, Murphy joined HUNT Real Estate in April 2016. At that time, he was hired to supervise branch office locations in Greece, Hornell and Alfred, NY. 

SWBR wins two awards from NAIOP Upstate at annual ceremony: Evergreen Center in Buffalo and American Packaging in Chili

Rochester, NY According to SWBR, the firm was recognized at the 2018 NAIOP Upstate New York Chapter Awards of Excellence ceremony for two projects: Evergreen Center in Buffalo, and the new American Packaging manufacturing facility in Chili.