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Tag Archives: DRI

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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Geneva one of eight communities statewide to get EV fast chargers (access required)

Photo: City of Rochester

The New York Power Authority and the state Department of State are collaborating on an effort to significantly expand deployment of electric vehicle fast-charging stations. The city of Geneva will serve as one of seven communities statewide that will participate ...

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Seneca Falls to receive $10 million in fourth-round revitalization initiative (access required)


Seneca Falls will be the next recipient of the state’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant in the Finger Lakes region, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Now in its fourth year, the DRI awards $10 million to a downtown location in ...

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Economic development council recommends 19 area projects for state funding (access required)

Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council co-chairs Anne Kress and Robert Duffy (Photo courtesy of Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce)

Since 2011, more than $6 billion has been awarded to more than 7,300 projects statewide through New York State’s Regional Economic Development Council competition. Those projects are expected to create and retain more than 230,000 jobs. In the Rochester region, ...

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Penn Yan wins downtown revitalization funding (access required)


The Village of Penn Yan has been named the Finger Lakes’ third-round winner of the state’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative. “We are delighted and thrilled to be selected as the winner of Gov. Cuomo’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative,” Penn Yan ...

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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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Regional development competition begins (access required)


The State of New York last week kicked off the eighth round of its annual Regional Economic Development Council Competition, expected to award more than $750 million in state funds for regional economic development projects. The application process for the ...

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Downtowns set to compete for state revitalization funding (access required)

The City of Batavia won the 2017 round of the state's Downtown Revitalization Initiative. This rendering of Main Street upgrades was submitted as part of the proposal.

The State of New York has launched the third round of its Downtown Revitalization Initiative, or DRI, investing $100 million in 10 downtown areas across the state. The annual competition awards $10 million to each of 10 downtowns, chosen by ...

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