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New Pike president eyes growth for company in 2017

The new president of Pike Co. Inc. expects the firm to see growth this year from a variety of sectors, including health care and hospitality. Its current projects include serving as general contractor on a roughly $75 million jail in ...

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Program aims to grow pool of qualified firms

Jennifer Allison, the new owner of Rochester Research Associates LLC, made important business contacts. Clyde Williams, president and owner of Home Guard Environmental Services Inc., learned how a general contractor reviews bids submitted by subcontractors like himself. Both hope those ...

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Schools modernization program in Phase 2

The Rochester Schools Modernization Program is a four-phase project currently in Phase 2. Phase 1 involved work at 11 schools with the state Assembly authorizing spending of $325 million. Phase 2 covers 13 schools with authorized spending of $435 million. ...

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Construction projects wanted

In the April 14 Special Report on Real Estate and Construction: Green Building, the Rochester Business Journal is planning again to feature local “works in progress”—construction projects that have broken ground in the six-county region but are not yet completed. ...

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Guiding with authenticity

Pietro Giovenco enjoys a challenge. He has spent a large part of his time at Bergmann Associates working with municipal officials and the public, providing input on projects that were proposed in the areas where they lived. He relished the ...

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Work to begin on $50 million housing project

Work is about to begin on Upper Falls Square, a $50 million affordable housing project at Cleveland Street and Hudson Avenue. DePaul Community Services Inc. and Christa Construction LLC are working together on the project. SWBR Architecture, Engineering & Landscape ...

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City working on options for run-down Chestnut Street building

Rochester officials are working on options to redevelop a longtime vacant, decrepit building in the heart of downtown surrounded by a number of renovation projects. The nine-story building at 65-67 Chestnut St. is in tax foreclosure, and Baye Muhammad, the ...

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Penfield company builds on solid foundation

At the cornerstone of Nicholas DeRisio’s business is the belief everyone should be treated fairly and honestly. “Customer satisfaction is our top priority,” said DeRisio, the owner and president of DeRisio Construction Inc. “We don’t just say it, we mean ...

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Engineering Firms

To break ties, firms are ranked by total staff.Information was provided by firms that responede to an email survey. The survey area was Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne counties. Ranked by number of licensed engineers. 2017 Rank    Company ...

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Pike Co. names new president

William Tehan has been named president of the Pike Co. Inc., effective immediately, the Rochester company announced Wednesday.

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Rochester Eye & Laser completes upgrades

Encouraged by redevelopment of former Inner Loop land next door, Rochester Eye & Laser Center has completed an extensive upgrade of its facility at North Union and Charlotte Streets in the East End. 

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Taylor constructing Chili medical facility

Taylor, the Builders, has landed a contract to build the Fresenius Medical Care outpatient dialysis center on Scottsville Road in Chili. Construction is underway.

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Firm blasts part of past at N.Y. park

A local firm’s work helping to renovate a Victorian Era structure at Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park in Canandaigua is leading to more jobs in the historic renovation arena. Sandman’s Sandblastings & Coatings in Manchester, Ontario County, reset ...

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Arbitrator orders union to drop complaint against Ajay Glass

An arbitrator has ordered a Syracuse Ironworkers union local to drop a court complaint against Ajay Glass Co. in a hiring beef centering on Wilmorite Management Group LLC’s close-to-completion del Lago Casino and Resort project. The dispute has not slowed ...

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