Developers of Student Housing on Main Eyed Buffalo for Five Years


From: The Buffalo News

“The student-housing developers behind a new planned project at Main Street and Hertel Avenue have been eyeing Buffalo for more than five years because, they say, it’s been underserved by outside companies and much of what exists right now is not good quality.

David Freeman, owner of Provo, Utah-based DFFusion Investments, said there’s a need for better residential options in the city, particularly for the graduate students he and his partner are targeting at University at Buffalo and other area schools.

‘I’ve watched Buffalo for many years. There are so many students in this market,’ Freeman said, after the Buffalo Planning Board Monday evening approved modifications to his original plan and extended his authorization to start work.”

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