Jun 6, 2023

Homechow launches seed funding campaign for vending kiosks

Homechow has plans to install kiosks at colleges and universities, hospitals, company lunchrooms, apartment buildings and convenience stores, making their hot, chef-prepared meals available 24/7.

Apr 18, 2023

Area high schoolers compete in Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge 

More than 125 students from eight Rochester area high schools will compete in the 2023 JA Stock Market Challenge at the Monroe 2 BOCES in Spencerport.

Feb 22, 2023

Pittsford’s Echelon Wealth Advisors to merge with Naviter Wealth next month

A local wealth advisement and financial services firm is merging with a Little Rock, Arkansas-based business in a move that expands its capabilities and enhances the services it can offer its clients.

Feb 13, 2023

S&P ratings indicate stability for city of Rochester

"Rochester’s financial profile remains stable, supported by well-embedded financial policies and practices and a growing economic base," the bond rating agency said.

A New Jersey entity bought the property that is home to Firestone at Elm Ridge Center in Greece (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
Jan 9, 2023

Elm Ridge Firestone property sells for almost $2.7M

A New Jersey real estate investment entity has purchased an automotive outparcel within the Elm Ridge Center property in Greece.

A real estate investment firm from Texas bought the property that is home to Verizon at 1908 West Ridge Rd. in Greece (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
Jan 6, 2023

Texas real estate firm pays nearly $4 million for Verizon store property in Greece

Rochester VZ LLC, a subsidiary of Plano-based Wolfe Investments, bought the 5,500-square-foot property for $3,875,000 from 1908 West Ridge Rd. LLC. Angelo Ingrassia is the manager of 1908 West Ridge Rd. LLC.

Jan 5, 2023

Irondequoit’s GOLT rating dips 1 notch, bond debt gets Moody’s top rating

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the town of Irondequoit’s issuer and general obligation limited tax (GOLT) ratings one notch, from Aa3 to A1, while issuing the top grade on bond debt. The town was assigned a Municipal Investment Grade (MIG) 1 rating on approximately $15.5 million in Bond Anticipation Notes by Moody’s. The MIG 1 […]

DICK'S House of Sport with skating arena at Eastview Mall 11-9-2022
Nov 14, 2022

REIT not playing around; pays $22M for Dick’s House of Sport property

A Florida-based Real Estate Investment Trust has paid $22 million for the property that is home to Dick’s House of Sport in Victor. Pine22 ACQ3 LLC, an affiliate of Alpine Income Property Trust and its parent company, CTO Realty Growth, completed the purchase from Seritage Growth Properties on Oct. 28, according to the deed filed […]

Juliet by Philip Hermogenes Calderon (1888)
Nov 7, 2022

What’s in a name? Not all terms, certifications are equal

Some certifications signify hundreds of hours of dedicated study. Others represent a 3-hour course culminating in a 30-minute quiz. Can you tell the difference?

Rochester Commons at Cambridge Court, on Dodge Street, recently sold for $15,576,000
Oct 31, 2022

Rochester apartment complex sells for just under $15.6 million

Rochester Commons at Cambridge Court on Dodge Street, just off Lyell Avenue near Mt. Read Boulevard, is now owned by Rochester CMNS LLC. Basya Weiss of the Rockland County hamlet of Monsey is listed as the sole member and manager, according to paperwork filed on Friday with the Monroe County Clerk's office.

Oct 10, 2022

Moody’s increases Monroe County’s credit rating

Moody's said the upgrade in issuer rating and general obligation limited tax rating (GOLT) reflect "the significantly improved financial position over the past three years."

Sep 28, 2022

Private equity firm will acquire iuvo BioScience

iuvo announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement of sale with Ampersand Capital Partners, a private equity firm specializing in growth equity investments in the life sciences and healthcare sectors.