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GCEDC to consider assistance for five solar farm projects (access required)

The Genesee County Economic Development Center this week will consider final resolutions for five community solar projects. Borrego Solar plans to invest roughly $22 million across the five projects, which would generate 22 MW of energy for residential and commercial ...

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Biosciences company to construct $17 million plant at Eastman Business Park (access required)

Bio-performance company GreenLight Biosciences Inc. plans to construct a pilot plant at a building at Eastman Business Park (EBP). The project will create up to 30 jobs that will support the production of GreenLight’s ribonucleic acid-based solutions for the agriculture and ...

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Meeting energy needs is key to economic development says State of the Region panel (access required)

Get a grip on energy supply and transmission and you can put out a much better welcome mat for business development. That was the primary message speakers drove home at the State of the Region breakfast June 19 sponsored by ...

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QVI to build additional manufacturing space (access required)

Quality Vision International broke ground this week on a new manufacturing facility, the final phase of a five-year plan to expand the company’s headquarters on Hudson Avenue by 37,000 square feet. QVI is a Rochester-based manufacturer of precision optical measurement ...

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Genesee agency to consider granting $250,000 in incentives for capital investments (access required)

The Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) will consider nearly $250,000 in incentives for three projects at its upcoming meeting March 29. Genesee Lumber Co. plans to demolish an existing structure to make way for a more than 7,000-square-foot warehouse ...

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IEC Electronics to build $20M plant (access required)

IEC Electronics Corp. will invest more than $20 million to construct a state-of-the-art facility in Newark, Wayne County. The electronic manufacturing solutions provider plans to create up to 362 new jobs and retain 463 positions at the 150,000-square-foot facility to ...

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Imagine Monroe approves 3 projects (access required)

Imagine Monroe, formerly the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency, has approved three local economic development projects expected to create or retain more than 150 jobs in Monroe County. APM Holdings LLC is a real estate holding company for Addison ...

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Rochester doesn’t make Amazon’s list of finalists (access required)

Amazon announced a list of 20 finalists for its ‘HQ2’ project, and Rochester did not make the list. The ecommerce giant announced last year it planned to invest $5 billion in a second headquarters in North America. Jurisdictions throughout New York ...

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Duffy to replace Wegman as co-chair of economic development council

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President Robert Duffy has been chosen to replace Danny Wegman as co-chairman of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council. Duffy joins co-chair Anne Kress, who also serves as president of Monroe Community College. The ...

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