Berk to step down as URMC CEO
to head new research institute
University of Rochester Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk M.D. plans to step down at the end of the year to establish and head a new UR research organization, the Rochester Neurorestorative Institute, officials said Wednesday. Mark Taubman M.D., dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, will take over as medical center CEO.
Developer downsizes plan for port hotel
Revised Port of Rochester designs from Edgewater Resources LLC were unveiled Wednesday. A proposed hotel that would be part of the first phase of the project is three stories shorter—10 floors instead of 13—with a nearly 50 percent reduction from the 96 rooms in the initial proposal unveiled in May.
Xerox to move some Va. operations to Webster campus
Xerox Corp. will consolidate its sales and technical training functions, moving some of its Virginia operations to Webster.
Survey finds Rochester workers likely to get raises in '15
Most Rochester-area employers plan to increase employee pay in 2015, a new survey from Rochester Business Alliance Inc. shows.
New car sales up from year ago
New-car sales in Monroe County last month continued to outpace sales from last year, the Rochester Automobile Dealers’ Association reported.
Golisano gifts $3.5 million to Niagara Falls hospital
Paychex Inc. founder Thomas Golisano has made a $3.5 million gift to the Niagara Falls Medical Center, the largest gift in the hospital’s history.
Rochester ranks high for education level
Rochester ranks among the top third of cities nationwide for its education level, a new report from WalletHub shows.
Vuzix unveils upgrades at facility
Vuzix Corp. has upgraded its cleanrooms, tool processing equipment and waveguide manufacturing facility at Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road.
Firm plans panel discussion at annual meeting near Lake George
Perinton-based IP.com on Thursday will play host to a panel discussion at The Business Council of New York State annual meeting.