Buffalo Business News

Randy Bushover
February 06, 2018 - 4:27 am
Ellicott Development has officially purchased the Chicago Street site of the Cooperage. Business First reports Ellicott paid $526,100 for the site. Plans are to incorporate a distillery, craft brewery and indoor rock climbing center in the footprint. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. has filed for Chapter 11...
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Randy Bushover
February 05, 2018 - 4:20 am
The AAA pegs the current cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in Western New York at $2.69. That's a jump of two cents from last week's price. Ellicott Development Co.has added to its real estate portfolio by acquiring the Delaware Avenue building owned by CTG Inc. Ellicott paid a reported $1.8...
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Randy Bushover
February 02, 2018 - 4:42 am
AT&T is Super Bowl ready. The company spent $40 million on network enhancements including rolling in extra cell sites on wheels (COWs), improving in-stadium coverage on all levels, and boosting capacity to handle the amount of additional voice and data traffic over the AT&T network...
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Randy Bushover
February 01, 2018 - 5:44 am
OneJet's twice daily non-stop service between Buffalo and Albany begins today. Air service between the cities had been suspended for the past seven years. The Bon Ton is the latest retailer to announce store closings. Over 40 Bon Ton locations will be shuttered. The closest one to Buffalo is in...
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Randy Bushover
January 30, 2018 - 5:11 am
Realty Income Properties 9 LLC paid over $1.3 million for the Burger King property at 1066 Broadway. Business First reports Syracuse-based Carrols Restaurant Group Inc.sold the Burger King property, but not the restaurant, just weeks after acquiring it. Buffalo real estate and property management...
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Randy Bushover
January 29, 2018 - 4:07 am
According to the AAA, the average cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in Western New York is $2.67. That's up 3 cents from last week. Carubba Collision has expanded operations in Central New York State and in the Capital District area with the addition of a second location in Syracuse and two new...
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Randy Bushover
January 26, 2018 - 4:03 am
It was a very active year for the Erie County Industrial Development Agency. Year-end numbers obtained by Business First show directors approved tax breaks and incentives for 27 projects. Those projects represented investments totaling nearly $485 million, while creating 444 new full-time jobs and...
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Randy Bushover
January 25, 2018 - 3:59 am
A former Buffalo beverage is making a comeback. Community Beer Works of Buffalo is proud to announce the re-launch of one of the city's iconic historic brands, Iroquois Beer. On February 1st at 3pm, the owners of Iroquois Brewing Company and Community Beer Works will host a press conference...
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Babies-R-Us on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
January 24, 2018 - 9:22 am
Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - A local Babies R Us location at Target Plaza on Niagara Falls Boulevard is among those slated to close. The retail chain, squeezed by Amazon.com and huge chains like Walmart, will close 20 percent of its U.S. stores within months. Hobbled by $5 billion in debt, the company...
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