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Reports: Samsung considering $17 billion factory in Genesee County (access required)

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Samsung Electronics Co. is considering investing up to $17 billion to build a chip-making factory in Genesee County, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Locations in Arizona and Texas also are being considered. In a statement, Genesee County Economic Development ...

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Genesee County agencies approve economic development spending (access required)

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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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Schumer touts Genesee County mega site for semiconductor push (access required)

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer visited Genesee County on Friday to tout the Western New York Science and Technology Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP) and his three-pronged push to jolt the U.S. semiconductor industry and the Upstate New York economy into high ...

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GCEDC in talks with Buffalo logistics firm for Agri-Business Park facility (access required)

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The Genesee County Economic Development Center is in talks with a Buffalo-based logistics provider to construct a regional multi-temperature warehouse facility in the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park in the town of Batavia. Sonwil Distribution is proposing a multi-temperature warehouse that ...

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