Upstate New York

Legacy Development proposes Buffalo seven-townhouse project

Buffalo, NY According to Legacy Development, the firm has proposed an L-shaped masonry building at 8 St. Louis Pl. The project will need several zoning variances from the city to proceed. Wendel Architects is the project architect.

MacAffer of CBRE-Albany sells Niskayuna shopping center for $1.85 million; ACM Northfield CR, LLC sells 43,000 s/f to St. James Plaza, LLC

Niskayuna, NY CBRE-Albany completed the sale of 2341 Nott St. This is Phase 2 of St. James Square/Shop Rite Square, a two-story 43,000 s/f‚“L” shaped neighborhood shopping center comprised of retail and office space. John MacAffer of CBRE-Albany represented the

Metzger, Roloson & Winderl named to leadership team at LaBella Assocs.; Esteban, Healy take new roles as firm principals

strong>Rochester, NY According to LaBella Associates, the firm has welcomed a new leadership team, effective January 1, 2020: Steve Metzger has been appointed CEO; Jeff Roloson has been appointed president; and Mike Winderl has been appointed COO.

SWBR celebrates opening of 33,000 s/f Golisano Autism Center in Rochester

Rochester, NY Following two years of planning and construction, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially open the new Golisano Autism Center. The new 33,000 s/f building is named for Tom Golisano, philanthropist and

Briggs & Stratton opens new manufacturing facility; Retains 500, creates 52 new jobs in Mohawk Valley

Sherrill, NY Briggs & Stratton Corp. held a grand opening for its newest commercial products manufacturing facility in Oneida County. Due to the company’s commercial market growth, Briggs & Stratton needed a larger facility for

Philanthropist Golisano donates $7.5 million to Roberts Wesleyan College community center; New $13.5 million, 25,000 s/f project designed by SWBR

Rochester, NY Roberts Wesleyan College received a gift of $7.5 million from Paychex founder and philanthropist Tom Golisano to build a new Community Engagement Center. The 25,000 s/f two-story, center will serve as a

Dormitory Authority of the State of New York completes $16 million renovation of Tower Three at SUNY Buffalo State College

Buffalo, NY According to governor Andrew Cuomo, the $16 million project to renovate Tower Three at SUNY Buffalo State College has been completed. This project is part of $73 million in capital renovation projects the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York

Nelson of Troy Kitchen expanding to downtown Albany with 4,500 s/f food hall; Redburn Development is property owner

Albany, NY According to Cory Nelson, owner of Troy Kitchen, the company is expanding by opening a sister food hall at 55 Columbia, Albany Kitchen. The property owner is Redburn Development, who will be spending $700,000 to renovate and outfit the

Empire Construction nearing completion of Gates KFC with Davidson Architecture & Engineering

Gates, NY Empire Commercial Construction, a retail and small-project focused company, was awarded the contract for ground-up construction of a new Kentucky Fried Chicken. Empire teamed with Kansas-based Davidson Architecture & Engineering for

SWBR, Fisher Associates and MRB Group submit winning design in Buffalo Skyway competition

Buffalo, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed that the “City of Lights: Re-View our Waterfront” proposal submitted by SWBR, Fisher Associates and MRB Group from Rochester, is the winner of the “Aim for the Sky” competition to re-imagine the Buffalo Skyway Corridor