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Real Estate & Construction

The median time on the market was just 17 days for homes in the Rochester metro area in September, according to a new report. (File photo by Kevin Oklobzija)
Oct 5, 2023

The nation’s No. 1 market for speed of home sales: Rochester

Nowhere in the country do homes sell more quickly than in the Rochester market.

Oct 3, 2023

Real estate investor claims funds were used to create men’s grooming products

A Rochester man is being accused of fraudulently diverting more than $300,000 intended for real estate investment.

Oct 3, 2023

Two Rochester-area construction firms honored with ABC awards

Two Rochester area construction firms received state-wide recognition in the Associated Builders & Contractors Empire State Chapter’s Construction Excellence Awards. Power & Construction Group, Inc. of Scottsville won two awards, the first as Specialty Contractor Electrical Industrial for Station 43, and the second in the Utilities category for the Winton Road Sou[...]

City of Rochester officials have scheduled a hearing to determine whether code and safety issues at 65-67 Chestnut St. in downtown should necessitate demolition. (Photo by Kevin Oklobzija)
Sep 29, 2023

Demolition hearing postponed as developers unveil plan for Chestnut Street building

The owner of a neglected and decaying vacant downtown Rochester building has two weeks to provide concrete redevelopment plans.

The new Hamilton Stern Construction office is at 80 Office Park Way in Pittsford. (Photo provided)
Sep 27, 2023

Hamilton Stern unveils new Pittsford office, redesigned logo

In conjunction with the move into an 18,000-square-foot space in Pittsford, the company also has redesigned its logo.

Sep 27, 2023

Construction industry picks up as pandemic recedes and prices stabilize

As we close out Q3 of the year, what is the temperature like in the Rochester region’s construction and development industry?

Sep 21, 2023

Morgan Properties establishes ‘vibrant’ corporate offices at Victor’s HighPoint business campus

The Rochester office houses a variety of departments, from accounting, legal and human resources to regional managers, area vice presidents and property operations.

ExxonMobil has purchased property at the former Vacuum Oil site on Flint Street in the city of Rochester. (File photo)
Sep 18, 2023

Sale of former Vacuum Oil site should end eminent domain proceeding

The city of Rochester is ready to end proceedings to seize a contaminated Flint Street property now that ExxonMobil has purchased the former site of Vacuum Oil.

ExxonMobil has purchased property at the former Vacuum Oil site on Flint Street in the city of Rochester. (File photo)
Sep 14, 2023

ExxonMobil buys former Vacuum Oil properties in Rochester from Masaschi LLC

Two properties at the former site of Vacuum Oil on Flint Street in Rochester have been sold.

Buckmans Plaza in Greece, as well as surrounding properties, were purchased by Kohli Capital 1 LLC, an entity managed by Rahul Kohn. (Photo by Kevin Oklobzija)
Sep 8, 2023

For the first time in nearly 75 years, Buckmans Plaza property has a new owner

After nearly 75 years as a cornerstone of the DeStephano family business enterprise, the property that is home to Buckmans Plaza in Greece has a new owner.

Sep 7, 2023

Former Chili town hall property sold

The former Chili Town Hall facility, a prominent piece of real estate within the municipality, has been sold to a local developer.

A view of the exterior of one of Doud Apartment Homes' new residential buildings built on the site of the old Doud American Legion Post. (Photo provided)
Sep 7, 2023

Doud Apartment Homes offer upscale living, pay tribute to the past

The old American Legion building will be incorporated into the apartment community as a clubhouse for residents featuring an outdoor pool and deck.