Author Archives: Rochester Business Journal Staff

The List: Apartment Complexes

Apartment complexes are ranked by the average of the high and low end of the rental range for two-bedroom apartments. For properties without two-bedroom apartments, the average one-bedroom rent was used.  All properties listed have full-time maintenance staffs and laundry ...

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A boost for electric cars

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced a $70 million program to provide electric car rebates and pay for an outreach initiative—another step toward greater market acceptance.

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Majority: Firing hurts corruption fight

This month President Donald Trump fired Preet Bharara as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York after the prosecutor reportedly declined to resign. Roughly 67 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Snap Poll expect his departure to hurt efforts to reduce corruption in New York.

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5Linx co-founders accused of fraud

The three co-founders of 5Linx Enterprises Inc., one of the fastest-growing companies in the Rochester area, are facing federal fraud charges accusing them of cheating investors out of $4 million.

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Drivers Permit Practice Test

Whether You Offer a Drivers Permit Practice Test or Sell Cheeses from Across the Globe,Your Small Business Should Have a Blog   If you are the owner of a small business, you may often wonder how some companies just manage ...

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CEO optimism on the rise

There is plenty to disagree about regarding President Donald Trump and what his administration has done since he took office, but at least one thing is inarguable: CEOs like him, or at least his plans for tax reform and business regulation. 

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The List: Employee Benefit Administrators

Information was provided by individual companies that responded to an email survey. The survey area was Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties. Employee benefits administrators are defined as conducting compliance testing and creating benefit(s) reports for employees.  Ranked ...

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The List: Homebuilders

Information was provided by individual homebuilders that responded to an email survey and constructed units in Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties in 2016. Ranked by total number of units; to break ties,builders are ranked by number of ...

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Google Drive Websites Host For Free

We all know google drive offer free web hosting,  However, Google has now decided to pull the plug on the tool due to increased competition. The company revealed that users have better options available to them now, given the fact ...

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Readers weigh in on region’s top assets

National media often portray the Upstate New York economy in a negative light. And by some economic yardsticks, the upstate region—including Rochester—lags many other metropolitan areas.

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We all must fight hate

There is no question that hate crimes are on the rise in America. Anecdotal evidence suggested it, and statistics from police departments across the country have confirmed it.

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People

The Rochester Business Journal accepts high-resolution color, digital photos with press releases three to four weeks before publication date. Send digital submissions to people@rbj.net. Dixon Schwabl Inc. announces the following new hires: Justin Dusett, graphic designer for content marketing; Merritt ...

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The Record

APPLICATIONS FOR AUTHORITY   MONROE COUNTY   2672 West Ridge Road LLC Processing address: 1950 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road, Rochester, N.Y. 14623 Filer: William Heitz   Cop Chili LLC Processing address: 919 Conestoga Road, Bryn Mawr, Pa. 19010 Filer: ...

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