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Navigating retirement planning through a recession (access required)

Joe Nacca

With millions of Americans out of work and an uncertain future, an extended economic downturn or recession may be inevitable, but local experts say there’s no reason to panic about your retirement planning if investors stick to a plan and ...

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Old Dominion Freight Line brings service center back to Rochester (access required)

Ten of the 30 employees in Old Dominion's local service center are local drivers who pick up and deliver around Rochester. Roughly 12 trailers of goods are moved daily. (Provided)

Following an absence of more than a decade, Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has returned to the Rochester region, adding nearly 30 jobs in the process. “Rochester is an important location for us. When you try to service it from ...

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Pueblo Nuevo I will create 75 homes in El Camino neighborhood (access required)

Pueblo Nuevo I  will create 75 homes in the North Clinton and Joseph Avenue area (rendering provided by New York State Homes and Community Renewal).

Further transformation of Rochester’s El Camino neighborhood kicked off on Thursday with the official groundbreaking of Pueblo Nuevo I. Pueblo Nuevo (“new town” in Spanish) is a $25 million redevelopment project spearheaded by Ibero-American Development Corp., the development arm of the ...

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Rochester Biz Conversations: Bob Russell and Jeff Collins, American Diabetes Association


American Diabetes Association Executive Director of the Upstate NY Region Bob Russell and Director of Development Jeff Collins join the RBJ to discuss their organization’s response to the pandemic, COVID-19’s impact on people with diabetes, the upcoming virtual Tour de ...

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SkyOp founder educates businesses on advantages of using drones (access required)

SkyOp offers proprietary cloud-based guide tools including the SkyOp Ultimate Drone Reference Guide, which initially served as the delivery platform for its interactive educational curricula but has evolved into a one-of-a-kind tool that enables SkyOp specialists to lead enterprise corporations through the complex process of realizing the benefits of aerial drones. (Provided)

Entrepreneurs can tell you stories of how their businesses were started on the back of a napkin in a coffee shop, or how the idea for their company came from a chance encounter with a seatmate on a long flight. ...

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Rochester-based Foundry foresees growth in cryptocurrency (access required)

Mike Colyer

Company leaders of a relatively new Rochester-based firm in the cryptocurrency mining space believe the region is poised for growth in the industry. “Rochester has a competitive advantage and is a great place to mine,” said Foundry CEO Mike Colyer. ...

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Rebranding emphasizes agency focus for SIGMA Data Insights (access required)


As analytics and statistics continue to transform approaches to business, the firms that put that information to use for clients also must adapt. That’s why SIGMA Marketing is now SIGMA Data Insights. Based in downtown Rochester, SIGMA Data Insights has ...

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Graham secures $17.5 million in orders (access required)


Batavia’s Graham Corp. has landed $17.5 million in orders for two defense projects and two oil refining projects. One of the oil refining projects is in India and the other is in North America. “We continue to execute well on ...

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How COVID-19 may forever change use and design of office space (access required)


The leasing of large commercial offices may be a thing of the past as employers gauge how working remotely impacts productivity and how they can be better prepared for a future pandemic. Instead of one central urban location for all ...

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Real Good Fish a natural catch for Partners + Napier (access required)


Sharon Napier has always believed that in order for Partners + Napier to provide the best in service, there must be a conviction in what the client is offering and is about. You’re not going to create a truly inspiring ...

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