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Genesee County project gets grant from National Grid

The Genesee Gateway Local Development Corp., the real estate arm of the Genesee County Economic Development Center, has received a grant of $50,000 from National Grid PLC that was used to build the Innovation Zone, an incubator space at the 34-acre Upstate MedTech Park in Batavia.

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Rochester Public Market to get $8 million overhaul

A roughly $8 million overhaul of the Rochester Public Market is slated to begin this fall. City Council this week approved funding for renovations and additions to the 110-year-old site.

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Her research changed the lives of families in poverty

When Harriet Kitzman graduated from high school at the age of 16 in the 1950s, women had a choice of three careers: secretary, teacher or nurse. Kitzman chose nursing because of her interests in humanitarianism. “It was a wonderful choice,” ...

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New ultrasound device is ‘a revolution’

When Carestream Health Inc. was looking to enter the $6 billion global ultrasound market, it went right to the source for ideas: customers. While studying the market, Carestream found unmet customer needs that the company believed it could deliver. The ...

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Guarding against superbugs and their ilk

Elizabeth Bouwens chose to pursue nursing as a career largely because she knew she would always be employed. While at nursing school, she decided to become an obstetrical nurse at her hometown community hospital. It would become more than a ...

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Tower on track

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Construction on the $59 million Tower at Midtown is nearly 40 percent completed, with the building scheduled to open in November. Some commercial tenants and a retail tenant could be announced shortly, officials said. Midtown Tower LLC, a partnership of ...

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Rochester Top 100: Leader finds fun, success with new venture

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(Photo by Kimberly McKinzie) When David Mansfield sold his local manufacturing firm he was looking for something fun to do professionally. “I realized wine was where it was at,” said Mansfield, president of Three Brothers Wineries & Estates in Geneva, ...

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Gallina Development acquires Chase Tower, plans mixed use

Gallina Development Corp. acquired Chase Tower in downtown Rochester this week and plans to redevelop the 26-story structure into a mixed-use building that will include redesigned office space, retail and restaurant space, and high-rise apartments and condominiums.   President Andrew ...

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Lighthouse site on market for $2.6 million

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A local bed and breakfast—with a historic, active lighthouse on-site—is for sale for $2.6 million on the shores of Lake Ontario. It is one of the few privately owned lighthouses in the country. The Braddock Point Bed & Breakfast, which ...

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Gallina acquires Chase Tower

Gallina Development Corp. has acquired Chase Tower in downtown Rochester with plans to redevelop the 26-story structure into a mixed-use building that will include redesigned office space, retail and restaurant space, and high-rise apartments and condominiums.

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Construction underway at the Strathallan

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Officials offered a preview Monday of the construction underway at the Strathallan, a Doubletree by Hilton hotel, where an enclosed, rooftop event space and lounge is being built.

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