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Special Report

"Street Meat - Rochester NY" by Robert Torzynski is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
Sep 28, 2023

Gritty cities and the opportunities in a postindustrial world | Architecturally Speaking

Critics often compare metropolises and cities, commenting that all cities aspire to become a metropolis. Some are very comfortable separating from that idea.

This drone view of a Louisville, Kentucky, construction site is an example of the type of imaging drones are capable of. ("20220610 - Drone overview 3" by LouisvilleUSACE is licensed under CC BY 2.0.)
Sep 27, 2023

New technologies now a critical part of Rochester’s architecture, engineering, construction industries

It’s an exciting time in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry when it comes to scaling up with technology.

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 19, 2023

Saving early is the best way to guarantee enough income in retirement

The greatest risk to retirement is inflation. Relying only on a pension or an annuity is like working at a job that never gives you a raise.

Sep 18, 2023

The hidden tax burden during retirement and how to minimize it | Viewpoint

Responsible savers who carry little or no debt and are otherwise financially responsible often end up creating a future tax burden for themselves and their heirs without realizing it.

Sep 14, 2023

A reminder for employers: NY Pay Transparency Law takes effect soon | Viewpoint

New state legislation mandates that all employers, regardless of size, must disclose salary ranges for job openings and provide employees with information about their compensation.

The Capitol building in Albany, New York. (By PeteDz., licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0)
Sep 13, 2023

Small business owners should consult legal experts about coming changes in laws, regulations

A survey of small business owners showed about 10% of respondents identify government regulations as the biggest problem they face today.

Sep 11, 2023

How SBA lending can support small business succession planning | Viewpoint

From deciding the correct time to sell and preparing the business for market, to determining the value of the business, selling a small business is a complex venture.

Sep 6, 2023

Technology helps bring health equity to underserved communities

Health Equity requires concentrated efforts to eliminate health and healthcare disparities and, more than ever, technology has become a major tool in the process.

Sep 5, 2023

AI can drive changes in health care but won’t replace human decision-makers

A recent survey by Morgan Stanley Research showed that 94% of health care companies use artificial intelligence/machine learning in some capacity.

Aug 31, 2023

Agtech startup Labby shaping future of dairy industry by tackling testing | Luminate N.Y. Spotlight

Labby, an agtech startup, is creating on-farm milk testing technology that will help dairy farmers enhance profitability, and improve animal health and welfare.

Aug 31, 2023

How to deduct when a loan goes bad | Viewpoint

Those facing bad debt may not be aware the uncollectible amount of a bona fide loan may be deductible on their taxes. However, specific criteria related to the loan must be met in order to claim a deduction.