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Genesee County agencies approve economic development spending (access required)


The Genesee County Economic Development Center board of directors has adopted a Phase 1 Housing Policy. The policy establishes incentives and criteria for multi-family rental/market-rate and multifamily rental/affordable housing projects. The Phase 1 Housing Policy is the result of the ...

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Mixed-use redevelopment project begins in downtown Batavia (access required)

The city of Batavia's proposed Downtown Revitalization Initiative area

Construction has begun on a $2.5 million mixed-use redevelopment project in Batavia as part of the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The Ellicott Place project, which was awarded $1.15 million through Batavia’s $10 million 2017 DRI win, will improve a nearly ...

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GCEDC approves incentives for low-income apartment renovations (access required)


The Genesee County Economic Development Center board of directors has approved incentives for a $12.8 million renovation of an existing apartment complex in the city of Batavia. Batavia Senior Housing Preservation LLC will invest roughly $21,400 per unit in hard ...

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Downtown Revitalization Initiative project up for incentive approval in Batavia (access required)

Neppalli Holdings LLC is proposing to invest roughly $1.165 million to renovate a three-story building at 99 Main St. in Batavia. (Photo provided)

The Genesee County Economic Development Center board of directors will consider final approval for a building renovation project in the city of Batavia at its Sept. 3 board meeting. Neppalli Holdings LLC is proposing to invest roughly $1.165 million to ...

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Batavia, Genesee County ranked third among nation’s micropolitan areas (access required)

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Genesee County and its seat, the city of Batavia, have been named among the best micropolitan areas in the nation for businesses to invest by Site Selection Magazine. It is the 16th consecutive year that Batavia has been recognized and ...

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Five solar projects in Genesee County slated for public hearings (access required)

A stock photo of solar panels being installed.  A solar array in Orleans County is one of the rural development projects supported by a new USDA grant.

Genesee County officials have agreed to hold public hearings soon on a national solar power company’s proposal to locate five solar arrays in the towns of Batavia and Pembroke.  Borrego Solar is looking for $2.5 million in tax abatements on ...

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CountryMax opens in Batavia again (access required)

CountryMax is open now in Batavia. Photo supplied.

CountryMax has opened its new store in Batavia, one of 17 stores operated by the family business that began in Farmington. The 23,000-square-foot store has scheduled a grand opening celebration May 18 and 19, but doors opened Thursday for shoppers. ...

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Alpina closes Batavia manufacturing facility (access required)


Alpina Foods Inc. on Friday abruptly shuttered its Batavia facility, citing the loss of a co-packaging contract. The company has not released a statement and a call to the facility was unanswered, but the Genesee County Economic Development Center confirmed ...

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CountryMax to return to Batavia (access required)


CountryMax, the Ontario-county based chain of pet, farm and garden stores, is planning to return to Batavia in Spring 2019. The family owned company had operated a store in Batavia for 17 years, but closed in February, citing the inability ...

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8 projects approved for Batavia’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding (access required)

A rendering of Batavia's proposed Downtown Public Market structure that is to be part of the city's DRI win. (Provided)

Eight downtown projects have been approved for funding in the City of Batavia’s $10 million state Downtown Revitalization Initiative win in 2017. The strategic investments in downtown Batavia, the seat of the Genesee County micropolitan area, will help drive new, ...

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