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Oct 3, 2023

Two Rochester-area construction firms honored with ABC awards

Two Rochester area construction firms received state-wide recognition in the Associated Builders & Contractors Empire State Chapter’s Construction Excellence Awards. Power & Construction Group, Inc. of Scottsville won two awards, the first as Specialty Contractor Electrical Industrial for Station 43, and the second in the Utilities category for the Winton Road Sou[...]

The new Hamilton Stern Construction office is at 80 Office Park Way in Pittsford. (Photo provided)
Sep 27, 2023

Hamilton Stern unveils new Pittsford office, redesigned logo

In conjunction with the move into an 18,000-square-foot space in Pittsford, the company also has redesigned its logo.

Sep 27, 2023

Construction industry picks up as pandemic recedes and prices stabilize

As we close out Q3 of the year, what is the temperature like in the Rochester region’s construction and development industry?

City of Rochester officials have taken 27 code enforcement cases to court, resulting in the abatement of 1,326 code violations. (File photo by Kevin Oklobzija)
Sep 6, 2023

Contractors needed as city of Rochester continues to address housing quality issues

Rochester officials are putting out a plea for licensed contractors in need of work.

Aug 25, 2023

State funding allows Tool Shed to enhance DIY program offerings

A $75,000 grant from New York State will enable the South East Area Coalition's Tool Shed to expand its mission of providing access to tools and do-it-yourself learning.

Developer Milos Vojvodic said his own firm became the general contractor for rehabilitation of the Executive Building, which he bought in 2018. (Photo by Kevin Oklobzija)
Aug 24, 2023

Closing of construction firm won’t impact rehab of Rochester’s Executive Building

The sudden shutdown of the construction division of Savarino Cos. of Buffalo will not derail renovation of the old Powers Hotel Building in downtown Rochester.

Rendering of the rear of House of Alpha on Cornell University's Ithaca campus. (Photo courtesy APA International)
Aug 24, 2023

US Ceiling Corp. brings new life to home of nation’s first Black fraternity

US Ceiling Corp. is creating the House of Alpha in Ithaca for Alpha Phi Alpha, the nation’s first Black intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity. Alpha Phi Alpha was founded at Cornell University in 1906.

Dutton Properties received tax incentives for redevelopment of the long-vacant building at 9-17 North Clinton Ave. in downtown Rochester. (Photo by Kevin Oklobzija)
Aug 17, 2023

COMIDA approves tax incentives for Dutton Properties downtown rehab project

Ren Square LLC is moving forward with plans to rehabilitate the 10,000-square-foot building at 9-17 North Clinton Ave. in downtown Rochester.

Rendering of a representative home offered at The Reserve at Brighton. (Rendering provided)
Aug 17, 2023

Marrano Homes helping revive development of The Reserve in Brighton

A Buffalo-area homebuilder will soon help activate two sections of long-dormant property at The Reserve in Brighton.

The first Floor & Decor store in the Rochester area will open Thursday at 20 Miracle Mile Dr. in Henrietta. (Photo provided)
Aug 14, 2023

Floor & Decor set to open Thursday in Henrietta

The first Floor & Decor in the Rochester area will open on Thursday in Henrietta.

The new UR Medicine Orthopaedics & Physical Performance Center at The Marketplace Mall was a recent major project for LeChase Construction Services, LLC. (Photo file provided)
Jul 31, 2023

LeChase again in top 10 on ENR’s list of NY contractors; Pike is No. 18

LeChase Construction Services, LLC is again ranked among the top 10 New York contractors while Pike Construction Services again landed in the top 20 in the annual list compiled by Engineering-News Record (ENR).

Jul 13, 2023

CooperVision’s Henrietta building achieves LEED Silver certification

The 235,000-square-foot facility scored highly in the LEED evaluation categories of materials and resources, indoor environmental quality and water efficiency.