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Hoover named Xerox CTO

Xerox Corp. has named Stephen Hoover chief technology officer, effective Jan. 1, succeeding Sophie Vandebroek, who will retire at the end of this year.

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COMIDA OKs tax breaks for former Frontier building downtown

COMIDA on Tuesday approved tax breaks to Three City Center Partners for the renovation of 180 S. Clinton Ave. As RBJ reported Friday, the developers are renovating the former Frontier building with plans to house M&T Bank Corp.’s Rochester headquarters in the top two floors.

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Constellation Brands completes sale of Canadian wine business

Constellation Brands Inc. has completed the sale of its Canadian wine business to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan for roughly $769 million. The transaction includes Canadian wine brands such as Jackson-Triggs and Inniskillin.

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Healy has design for more growth

Robert Healy was faced with a tall order when he answered a help wanted ad more than 25 years ago. LaBella Associates DPC, the firm that posted the job for a director of architecture, was seeking a person who could ...

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Agents pleased with real estate sales in sellers’ market

The local real estate market performed well in 2016, and area real estate agents expect that momentum to continue in 2017. Millennials buying their first homes and retirees looking to downsize will drive the market on the residential side. In ...

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Two of oldest companies here plan to combine

William B. Morse Lumber Co. will acquire Rochester Lumber Co., effective Dec. 31, officials said. Morse Lumber is a fifth-generation, family-owned company founded before the Civil War. It is one of Rochester’s oldest companies and employs roughly 75 workers. Rochester ...

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Bass Pro targeted for 2018

Project developers are hopeful the long-awaited Bass Pro Shops at the proposed $250 million Fishers Ridge project in Victor will break ground next summer and open roughly a year later. John DiMarco II, president and chief operating officer of the ...

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New tenants eyed for former Frontier building on South Clinton Ave.

The former Frontier building downtown soon could have new tenants—including M&T Bank Corp. Owner Three City Center Partners, a group that includes Robert Morgan of Morgan Management LLC and Peter Landers of Landers Management LLC, wants to redevelop the 200,000-square-foot office building.

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IEC posts dip in sales in Q4

IEC Electronics Corp. Wednesday reported a drop in year-over-year fourth-quarter sales, due, in part, to a reduction in volume from a couple of key customers.

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Eastman Business Park facility selected for AIM testing site

New York State Photonics Board of Officers’ announced Wednesday that it has selected ON Semiconductor’s Eastman Business Park facility as the site for the American Institute for Manufacturing  Photonics’ Testing, Assembly and Packaging facility, the only such facility in the United States.

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DEC OKs site cleanup for Pittsford project

The $30 million Westport Crossing project in Pittsford has received environmental cleanup approval from the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

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$9.9M project underway: Building to have lofts, retail and office space

Work is underway on a nearly $9.9 million renovation project for a mixed-use building in the city’s Culver University East neighborhood. The work at 1255 University Ave. is being done by Park Grove Realty LLC, a Rochester-based real estate management ...

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