This Week
  • Research and development efforts in construction come from collaboration.

  • The first apartments will be ready next spring at Southpoint Cove in Penfield.

  • CEO Dawn Smith worked her way up through the ranks at Pace Electronics of Sodus.

  • Aloi Solutions LLC is focusing on automation and integration to grow.

  • The RBJ 75 supplement presents a list of the 75 largest private-sector employers.

  • The new edition of Explore Greater Rochester is here.

Daily News

  • Xerox Corp. tops expectations for second-quarter profit
    Shares of Xerox Corp. were up more than 3 percent Friday after the company reported its second-quarter financial results before the market opened. Shares of Xerox were trading midday at $13.26, up from Thursday’s close of $12.72.
  • Class of 2014 set for fall induction in Hall of Fame
    Five Rochester-area businesspeople have been selected for induction into the Rochester Business Hall of Fame this fall.
  • Snap Poll: Wegmans is most-admired business
    More than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll chose Wegmans, one of the area’s largest companies, as the most admired business in the Rochester region.
  • DiMarco named general contractor for MCC campus
    DiMarco Constructors, part of the DiMarco Group, has been named the general contractor for Monroe Community College’s downtown campus.
  • Broadtree buys rental homes in Atlanta for $2.4M
    Broadtree Homes, a real estate investment company managed by Rochester-based Broadstone Real Estate LLC, has acquired 28 single-family rental homes from the Dominion Group for roughly $2.4 million.
  • Brooks opposes casino in Henrietta
    Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks publicly opposed a once-proposed casino in the town of Henrietta on Friday. Brooks also wrote a letter stating her opinion to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
  • Constellation adds director to board
    Constellation Brands Inc. has elected to its board of directors Ernesto Hernandez, president and managing director of General Motors de Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V.
  • Wegmans starts work on new Pa. store
    Wegmans Food Markets Inc. is slated to begin construction on a store in Concord Township, Pa., this September with plans to open the 115,000-square-foot location in fall 2015. The store is expected to add 550 to 600 jobs to the state’s economy.
  • Grant to help RIT researchers on electric grid work
    A research team at Rochester Institute of Technology was awarded a $78,000 state grant for a project to improve economic and environmental costs of the state’s electric grid.
  • Conference focuses on diversity within the arts
    Local non-profit leaders gathered Thursday for a conference addressing diversity within the arts. Organizers hope it will lead to more inclusiveness in the field.
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