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From: Buffalo Business First “Marc Romanowski, partner at Hopkins Sorgi and Romanowski PLLC, said environmental reviews are akin to a treasure hunt. ‘You don’t know what you’re going to run into until you get into the ground,’ he said. Depending what is found, he said it gives developers and attorneys opportunities to be creative. ‘It’s… Read more »

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From: East Aurora Bee “Despite a change in ownership, the property at 41 Hamlin Avenue will stay zoned as a Residential-Group-New Townhouse. The move comes after the property was purchased by James Milks of Telco Construction hours before the Dec. 17 board meeting. Milks had requested the board keep the property zoned as RGN, as… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “The Town of Tonawanda plans to launch a legal effort to take over the closed Huntley Generating Station from its owner. The Town Board at its March 25 meeting is planning to vote to begin eminent domain proceedings against NRG Energy, Supervisor Joseph Emminger said Monday. Huntley closed in 2016 and… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “This time, the doughnut hole was sweet for the developer, but not so much for the neighbors. Several Hamburg residents fighting a proposed 45-lot patio home subdivision were dealt a blow when an appeals court overturned a state Supreme Court ruling in their favor. ‘Of course we’re disappointed,’ said Michelle Claus…. Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “To borrow from Monty Python, ‘it’s not dead yet.’ Just when it seemed like a proposed new Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop in downtown Buffalo had been killed by a Zoning Board of Appeals vote, the developer behind the project managed to extract a victory after all. But it took… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News  “The Town of Tonawanda is getting ready to take over a portion of the former Huntley Power Plant to make sure local industries can continue to access the plant’s untreated water. The Town Board on Monday voted to hire a law firm to begin eminent domain proceedings against NRG Energy, the owner of… Read more »

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From: Springville Journal  “CONCORD—Residents voiced their displeasure with a proposed rezoning and special use permit for Gernatt Gravel at a public hearing June 14 at the Concord Town Board meeting. The company is looking to mine 17.7 acres of the property at 9080 Middle Road, which they recently purchased. Gernatt asked for a special use… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “The $34.5 million project to turn the former Pierce-Arrow headquarters and warehouse on Elmwood Avenue into 107 loft apartments has been granted $1.2 million in tax breaks by the Erie County Industrial Development Agency. The developers – Dr. Gregory F. Daniel’s Nidus Development and investor Joseph Hecht – plan to turn… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “Residents of Bethune Lofts and nearby buildings are about to get some new neighbors: about 300 college students. A Utah developer is now free to proceed with his proposal for a new student-housing complex at 2929 Main St., transforming an old multibuilding manufacturing complex into a new residential community. The $30… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “Not satisfied with just donating a record amount of money to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, philanthropist Jeffrey Gundlach now wants to live near it. The billionaire investment manager, who owns a $15 million estate in the Pacific Palisades of Los Angeles, will use a 5,204-square-foot mansion at 76 Lincoln Parkway as… Read more »