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From: The Buffalo News “The owners of the Fox Creek Estates senior apartments in East Amherst plan to build a mixed-used development of apartments, offices and retail space next to their Transit Road property. Two three-story buildings are proposed at 9540 Transit Road, north of Casey Road. The same partners behind the 9540 Transit site… Read more »

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From: East Aurora Advertiser “A subdivision plan for Mill Road was recently given approval to move forward with construction. It was joined by two other large projects that will either start construction or move closer to that goal. This includes the construction of a new Bank of America ATM in the Aurora Village Shopping Plaza and… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “Two boards in Amherst are entangled in a family feud over who has the power to manage growth in the region’s largest suburb. Twice this year, after the Town Board stopped a proposed development dead in its tracks, the Zoning Board of Appeals later revived the same project and allowed it… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “A State Supreme Court justice has ruled against a group of neighbors who sought to block a senior housing complex planned for Youngs Road in Amherst. The residents filed suit against the Amherst Planning Board, the town Zoning Board of Appeals and the developer who proposes constructing a pair of two-story… Read more »

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From: East Aurora Advertiser “A plan to knock down a former bus garage and install 15 apartment units along Hamlin Avenue in East Aurora has gone through several changes since it was first announced. The latest round of adjustments was discussed with residents in the area and some are feeling it is a good compromise. The… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “Amherst is considering acquiring the former Westwood Country Club site through eminent domain, but that is just one option being considered, town officials said Monday. Mensch Capital Partners, which owns the 171-acre property, has proposed a $250 million mixed-use development of Westwood that has drawn stiff opposition from neighbors. The Town Board… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “A developer wants the Amherst Industrial Development Agency to reconsider its request for $1.1 million in additional tax breaks for its rehabilitation of the former Lord Amherst hotel, but the agency won’t do that as long as the developer continues its suit against the agency. Iskalo Development Corp. contends the hotel… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “The first phase of a new residential development where Central Park Plaza once stood has cleared another hurdle on its way through the approval process. The city’s Zoning Board of Appeals granted variances that allow the project developers – now dubbed Highland Park Village  – to avoid putting up a six-foot fence to screen… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “The first phase of a new residential development where Central Park Plaza once stood is moving onto the next stage of the approval process, while a presentation about expanding Tapestry Charter School was postponed. On Monday, the Buffalo Planning Board reviewed the proposal for the new housing project at the former Central… Read more »

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From: The Buffalo News “The developer of the former Westwood Country Club has added townhouses, shifted a senior housing complex to the interior part of the site and removed an office building altogether in the latest version of its controversial plan to reuse the former golf course in Amherst. This is the fourth version of… Read more »