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Construction underway on affordable housing community in Chili (access required)

Rochester's Cornerstone Group, led by founder and president Roger Brandt, is partnering with Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation, Inc., to create a 72-unit affordable housing community in Chili, Hubbard Springs Apartments (provided photo).

Construction is underway on a $21 million affordable housing development in Chili. Hubbard Springs Apartments is a project spearheaded by Rochester’s Cornerstone Group and Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation, Inc. The development will provide 72 energy-efficient homes for families, including 11 apartments ...

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Footprint of family owned Bay Tile spans across Rochester (access required)

John DiProsa, president of family owned Bay Tile, Marble & Terrazzo Corp., at his office desk at the company’s Humboldt Street location. He fittingly uses granite and marble samples to prop up his laptop. (Photo by Kevin Oklobzija)

From the conference room in the Humboldt Street office of Bay Tile, Marble & Terrazzo Corp., John DiProsa can look out the window and see East High School. Some 60 years ago, DiProsa earned his high school diploma from East ...

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Riedman achieves certification for standards of quality (access required)

The home building division of Riedman Companies has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification, an international standard of quality (provided photo).

The single-family, custom-home construction division of Riedman Companies has received certification that it meets the internationally recognized standard for quality management systems. The ISO 9001:2015 certification comes after extensive documentation as well as internal and external audits of marketing, sales, ...

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Rochester’s economic recovery starts with protecting its workers (access required)


The COVID-19 pandemic unleashed devastation upon a Rochester economy where economic growth had already been hampered for years by external factors. But slowly, we’re seeing businesses get back on their feet, and capital projects and construction sites remobilizing, but economic ...

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Morrell Builders creating new home for The Healing Connection (access required)


Morrell Builders is creating a new residential facility for The Healing Connection within the Alpine Ridge Community. Morrell Builders purchased a parcel of land and existing home adjacent to Alpine Ridge. The renovated property will house The Healing Connection, which ...

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COMIDA approves construction labor waiver for Amazon (access required)


With Amazon threatening to put the kibosh on plans for a $412 million project in Gates, Monroe County’s economic development agency Tuesday morning granted a waiver that will allow the retail behemoth to employ a percentage of non-local construction workers. ...

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Construction on Phase 2 of ‘Main Street Streetscape’ begins (access required)

Construction on the second phase of Main Street Streetscape gets underway today (photo courtesy of the city of Rochester).

Construction on the second phase of Main Street Streetscape begins today in downtown Rochester. Upgrades on the stretch of East Main Street from the corner of South Avenue/St. Paul Street westward to the Four Corners intersection of State Street/Exchange Boulevard ...

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Empire State Development opens economic incentive database (access required)


Empire State Development has launched a database of economic incentives. The database is an accessible, searchable catalog of ESD’s economic development projects that is designed to increase transparency into projects that receive the organization’s financial support. “The Database of Economic ...

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