Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / Industry / economic development (page 24)

economic development

Weekend convention, sporting events bring thousands to town (access required)

Forty years ago, “I’d rather be in Rochester” was the slogan for a Rochester Chamber of Commerce marketing campaign. Visit Rochester will tell you that, based on four events this weekend, the slogan is still true. Nearly 7,000 people are ...

Read More »

Peace Corps director will deliver RIT’s commencement speech (access required)

Peace Corps Director Josephine “Jody” Olsen will be the keynote speaker at Rochester Institute of Technology’s commencement weekend. Olsen will speak at the university’s academic convocation, 10 a.m. on May 8 in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. After ...

Read More »

Canadian battery recovery company coming to Eastman Business Park (access required)

A Canadian battery recovery company plans to set up operations at Eastman Business Park, creating roughly two-dozen jobs in its first year of operation. Li-Cycle Corp., a North American lithium-ion battery resource recovery company, will establish its first U.S.-based facility ...

Read More »

Midsize performing arts space opens in Canandaigua (access required)

A theater is opening in Canandaigua, bringing back to life what started as a high school auditorium a century ago. The Sands-Constellation Theater will have its grand opening in two performances this weekend and then be available for rental by ...

Read More »

Hilton’s Jose Joe’s opens second restaurant location in Greece (access required)

 After five years of stuffing burritos and flipping unique burgers in Hilton, the owners of Jose Joe’s have opened a second location at 2570 Ridgeway Ave., in Greece. The new restaurant held a ribbon cutting Tuesday with Greece Supervisor Bill ...

Read More »

Jobs-based tax credits will fuel even more growth for Digital Hyve (access required)

Digital Hyve, a rapidly growing marketing agency dedicated wholly to digital opportunities, has been awarded up to $1 million in tax credits through the Empire State Development Excelsior Jobs Program. Founded in Syracuse in 2014 by Jeff Knauss and Jake Tanner, ...

Read More »

Geneva’s Port 100 finds new support from county (access required)

Port 100, the  co-work space and incubator in Geneva,  has found a new financial backer in the Ontario County Economic Development Corp. Maureen Ballatori, who manages Port 100 and runs her business, 29 Design Studio, there, appealed to the OCEDC ...

Read More »

76 West opens next round of competition for clean energy companies (access required)

The 76West Clean Energy Competition has launched another round, accepting applications from “emerging clean energy companies” that are willing to relocate to or expand connections with the Southern Tier in exchange for a prize of up to $1 million. Applications ...

Read More »

NYSERDA and PathStone part of economic recovery project in Puerto Rico (access required)

Puerto Rico is getting a $4.5 million boost in its economic development arm, with a public-private project aimed at accelerating solar business on the island. The package involves $3.8 million from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to train workers in ...

Read More »

New Wegmans distribution center in Virginia will create 700 jobs (access required)

Wegmans Food Markets Inc. will invest $175 million to build a regional distribution operation in suburban Richmond, Va., allowing the Rochester-based grocer to better service stores as it continues to expand in the mid-Atlantic region. Virginia officials lobbied to land ...

Read More »

Officials christen completion of Stadium Estates Phase II (access required)

City and state leaders along with development partners celebrated on Friday the completion of Stadium Estates Phase II, a $13 million scattered-site housing initiative in Rochester’s JOSANA neighborhood. Stadium Estates Phase II created 46 new affordable homes, with residency based on ...

Read More »

State and private colleges reach agreement on clean energy campaign (access required)

New York State and private colleges are linking arms to support cleaner energy. The state announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding between the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, ...

Read More »