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Municipal Growth

Information was provided by local building department directors who responded to a Freedom of Information Law request. Local area includes Monroe and Ontario counties.

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City of Rochester/REDCO-Assisted Projects

Information was provided by the Rochester Department of Neighborhood and Business Development and Rochester Economic Development Corp.(REDCO). The list includes projects approved for and/or receiving financial assistance during 2012.

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Decades of architectural, personal histories dress up East Avenue

Millionaire’s row? Any decent-size U.S. city has one of those.   But an Avenue of Presidents? That name has been used to describe Rochester’s East Avenue.   Local historian Don Hall calls the avenue "one of the best-preserved gateway streets ...

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Luxury complex on river planned

Morgan Management LLC plans to buy a parcel of land along South Avenue behind Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and build a 100-unit luxury apartment complex overlooking the Genesee River.   The Perinton property management firm expects to close the deal within days, ...

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Revamping old sites exposes opportunities, adaptability

Laurence Glazer, CEO of Buckingham Properties LLC, has one word to describe how the Midtown Tower will look when it is completely renovated: spectacular.   The Rochester developer, in partnership with Robert Morgan of Morgan Management LLC in Perinton, has ...

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Newark-Wayne Community Hospital ED to get new name

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital plans to dub its renovated emergency department the Daniel Alexander M.D. Emergency Department, Rochester General Health System officials said Tuesday.

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$12M expansion to add some 75 jobs at site

Work has begun on a $12 million expansion at Finger Lakes Casino & Racetrack, with nearly 33,000 square feet being added for more video lottery terminals, a new restaurant and a bar-lounge.   It is the priciest upgrade yet for ...

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Aging population, demand for new sites inject optimism

After a few difficult years, area construction firms are looking to capitalize on projects in the health care sector. Though government regulations and economic challenges threaten robust growth, an aging population and demand for new structures breed optimism.   In ...

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Austere settings fade away in favor of inviting design

Local health care facilities are marching steadily away from the cold, ward-like environments of the past.   The buildings’ improved designs reflect changing patient and employee expectations, the growing presence of information technology in medical settings, and mounting pressure for ...

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Lakefront site tops sale list

The state Department of Transportation will try to sell nine parcels of land in the Rochester area during a public auction at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 27 at its Region 4 offices, 1530 Jefferson Road in Henrietta. Prospective bidders should research ...

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Engineering Firms

Information was provided by individual firms in Monroe County that responded to an email oor fax survey; ranked by number of licensed engineers.

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Monroe County Taxpayers

Information was provided by the Monroe County Department of Finance from the final 2011 assessment rolls of the 21 municipalities of Monroe County and from other sources; ranked by total county taxable value.  

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‘Ghost Hunters’ episode explores Rochester

They SyFy Channel’s popular show “Ghost Hunters,” where a team of paranormal experts explore places that may be haunted, will feature Rochester on Nov. 28.

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New look at tower project

As the former Midtown Plaza site is prepared for redevelopment, the languishing 17-story tower on the south side of the 8.5-acre parcel is piquing the interest of premier rehabilitator Laurence Glazer.   Glazer, CEO of Buckingham Properties LLC in Rochester, ...

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