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Program targets a gender gap

Historically, women have been hard to find in the construction industry. A 2014 National Women’s Law Center report titled, “Women in Construction, Still Breaking Ground,” showed women make up 2.6 percent of workers in construction and extraction occupations, a figure ...

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Del Lago Resort hotel to open July 1


The del Lago Resort & Casino is now accepting reservations for its opening day—July 1—and beyond, officials announced Friday. The hotel and spa are opening two full weeks ahead of schedule, in time for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. ...

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Dredging of harbor slated for finish this week

Dredging at Rochester Harbor is scheduled for completion this week. Since 2013, more than $5 million in federal funding has been used to dredge Rochester’s port, which ships and receives an average of 95,000 tons of material each year. Commodities ...

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YMCA running fast toward $75M goal

Driven by a strong showing of support so far, the YMCA of Greater Rochester is keeping its eyes on 2020 as it builds momentum for its Strengthening Communities Campaign across the area. The campaign aims is to raise $75 million ...

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$9.8M housing development in Gates opens

Crerand Commons II—a $9.8 million housing development in Gates—is now open, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday. The Crerand Commons II offers working families a chance to live in affordable homes in close proximity to public transportation, child care, and employment ...

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New approach to construction catching

At Rochester Institute of Technology, a new residence hall is rising from the ground, and it’s taking shape using a team approach now seen more often in this part of the country. The design-build method differs from the more traditional ...

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RRH breaks ground on new facility


Rochester Regional Health broke ground this week on the Sands-Constellation Center for Critical Care this week. Construction is expected to begin in July depending on the timing of the final approval of the New York State Certificate of Need, RRH ...

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Lecesse Construction names new president

Lecesse Construction Services LLC has appointed Mauricio Riveros as president, officials announced Monday. Riveros is also the chief innovation officer of the Pike Cos. Ltd., the holding company of the Pike Co. Inc. and Lecesse Construction Services. “Mauricio embodies our ...

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Launch NY invests $25,000 in local startup

House at Work LLC, a website startup that connects homeowners with home improvement professionals, has raised $25,000 in funding from Launch NY, officials said. This is the first time the company has received outside venture funding. House at Work helped ...

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In the works

Owner: St. John Fisher College Location: Pittsford Project information: Construction of Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great. Cost: $4.4 million Start date: July 2016 Expected completion date: June 2017 Construction manager: LeChase Construction Architect: LaBella Associates DPC Owner: ...

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