There were 65 businesses who participated as exhibitors at this year’s GLOW With Your Hands, which focused on careers in the skilled trades, advanced manufacturing, food and beverage manufacturing, construction and agriculture sectors.
Sep 29, 2022

Record number of students learn about in-demand jobs in region

The event’s goal is to prepare GLOW Region youth for successful careers by introducing them directly to professionals and active career activities tied to in-demand jobs. 

Sep 26, 2022

All Electric Campaign’s first year celebrated at energy efficient building downtown  

The AMPED campaign is a partnership of 20+ local institutions representing over 10 sectors promoting beneficial electrification throughout the 9-county Genesee/Finger Lakes region.  

Sep 19, 2022

Grand 14,696 sq. ft. Victorian mansion in Corn Hill sells for $1.1 million

Joseph Burkart IV and James Barons, through REA Investments, recently closed on the purchase of 139 Troup St., a sprawling, three-story Victorian Style home.

Sep 16, 2022

2022 Leaders in Construction & Real Estate honorees announced

The Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record have selected 28 honorees for the 2022 Leaders in Construction & Real Estate awards.

State funding totaling $18 million will provide a series of enhancements at Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester International Airport
Sep 15, 2022

More enhancements will be made at airport

Improvements in ticketing and baggage claim include more natural lighting, LED fixtures and digital wayfinding signage. A mobile app also will be created to integrate information on parking, concessions and flight activity into one platform.

Sep 13, 2022

Jump in construction spending forecast for 2023

ENR says the largest single-sector increase in construction spending next year will come in the non-building category, with federal dollars for infrastructure spending the catalyst for highways and bridges, along with upgrade projects by electrical utilities.

Sep 8, 2022

Wegmans again a Great Place to Work; three other firms recognized

The Rochester-based grocer tops the Fortune Best Workplaces in Retail rankings for the seventh consecutive year. The lists were released Wednesday. Wegmans was the only local firm on the Retail list.

Aug 30, 2022

Empire Commercial Construction building Jiffy Lube in Webster

Guggenheim Retail Real Estate Partners, Inc., the national franchisee, bought the property in October from Ridge Road Webster, LLC and sole member Richard Rowe for $500,000. The service center is expected to open in early 2023.

Galin Brooks, the new president of the Rochester Downtown Development Corp. (RDDC).
Aug 26, 2022

Galin Brooks: From fascination to facilitation as a lifelong development expert

Galin Brooks, a 38-year-old native New Yorker, has taken the reins of the Rochester Downtown Development Corp., replacing Heidi Zimmer-Meyer.

Aug 19, 2022

MAPP funding will enhance workforce development in underserved areas

The County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) used funding from its workforce development fund to provide the grant to the Multi-Craft Apprenticeship Preparation Program (MAPP).

Aerial rendering of proposed site.
Aug 18, 2022

Uniland believes there’s high demand for upscale apartments in Perinton

A Buffalo-area developer has plans to create another upscale apartment community in Perinton.

Aug 16, 2022

PaintCare establishes paint recycling sites

The program allows individual households as well as schools and businesses to recycle leftover paint, stain and varnish in an environmentally friendly way.