Upstate New York

Annual Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region celebration to be held October 17th

Albany, NY The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region is turning 34 years old. To celebrate this milestone, the Community Loan Fund will be holding its annual celebration Thursday, October 17th, 2019. The event will be held at Washington Park Lakehouse

National Grid provides $850,000 in local grants

Buffalo, NY According to National Grid, the company is providing grant programs for economic development. This latest round of funding totals $850,000 for the following ventures…

NYSERDA completes Key Capture Energy 20-megawatt battery installation in Capital Region

Albany, NY The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed Key Capture Energy’s system, one of the largest battery installations in New York which will serve the state’s electrical system by

Mayor Warren opens Promenade at Erie Harbor in Rochester

Rochester, NY Mayor Lovely Warren was joined by state officials to celebrate the official opening of the Promenade at Erie Harbor and to unveil details for the 2019 ROC the Riverway Weekend, which will be held October 4-6.

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