Real Estate

May 30, 2023

Lender files foreclosure papers on owner of Greece shopping plaza

A Binghamton area lender has commenced foreclosure proceedings against the owner of a shopping plaza on West Ridge Road in Greece.

Brookview Apartments on Brooks Avenue in Rochester sold for $1.75 million (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
May 25, 2023

Apartment building in Rochester’s 19th Ward sells for $1.75 million

A nearly century-old apartment building in the 19th Ward changed hands for the first time in 21 years.

The Microtel by Wyndham on Lehigh Station Road in Henrietta was owned by the same company for 17 years before it was sold last week (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
May 24, 2023

Area Microtel by Wyndham sells for $3.225 million

The Microtel Inn by Wyndham at 905 Lehigh Station Road in Henrietta was purchased for $3,225,000 by PSM Rochester LLC.

Black Bird Design will move into one of the two buildings that the firm bought at 1867 Mt. Hope Ave. in Rochester (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
May 23, 2023

Black Bird Design buys flex property on Mt. Hope

Black Bird Design will relocate to the new address this summer and occupy one of the buildings. The firm will lease the second building.

An early conceptual drawing of Westport Commons along the Erie Canal in the village of Pittsford (file).
May 16, 2023

Developer set to walk away from $53M Pittsford project after nay vote from COMIDA

The vote came five days after a public hearing in Pittsford, during which village trustees Lisa Cove and David Marshall expressed opposition, believing public dollars would be better spent elsewhere.

May 12, 2023

GRAR awards recognize professional excellence, contributions

Cindy Rosato of RE/MAX Realty Group of Pittsford has been named Realtor of the Year by the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors.

The two-family house at 1322 East Main St., owned by Tardis Properties LLC of Clarkson, Mich., has 13 open code violations, including nine sub-coded as health and safety violations, according to a lawsuit filed by the city of Rochester (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
May 11, 2023

Rochester landlord faces millions in accruing code violation fines

A Michigan firm that owns 16 residential rental properties in Rochester faces millions in potential code-violation fines.

May 10, 2023

Builders express concerns over Hochul’s ban on natural gas in new construction

Homebuyers will pay more for new houses; fewer homes will be built and multifamily communities will become even less affordable when New York requires all-electric buildings starting in 2026.

May 9, 2023

Charles F. Hunt new president of HUNT Real Estate

Charles F. Hunt is the great-grandson of company founder Charles S. Hunt.

There were right around 300 homes for sale in Monroe County today. Were this a balanced market, there would be 2,500 homes listed (file photo).
May 4, 2023

With few listings, Rochester area homes selling fast, fast, fast

The scarcity of houses for sale continues to set the Rochester area apart from the rest of the country.

The presence of a tier 3 data center made the former IBM property in Canal Ponds attractive to the University of Rochester (photo by Kevin Oklobzija).
May 3, 2023

U of R buys property in Canal Ponds

Spirit Realty, a Dallas-based Real Estate Investment Trust, sold the 11.5-acre parcel and 188,475-square-foot building to the university for $4.5 million.

Filings with the Monroe County Clerk's office show the Main Street Armory sold last week for $550,000 (AP photo).
May 1, 2023

No criminal charges for Armory after deaths of 3 concert-goers

No criminal charges will be filed against the Main Street Armory for the deaths of three people during a panic-sparked crowd surge at a concert back in March. Rhondesia Belton, 33 of Buffalo, Brandy Miller, 35 of Rochester, and Aisha Haskins-Stephens, 35 of Syracuse, were killed during a frenzied stampede on March 8 during a […]