Buffalo Business News

Randy Bushover
September 14, 2017 - 3:56 am
Fidelis Care has been sold to St. Louis-based national health care company Centene Corp. The price tag is reportedly $3.75 billion. Fidelis Care is one of the region’s largest employers. Business First reports Centene will retain the Fidelis Care branding and plans to maintain Fidelis’ 4,000-person...
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Randy Bushover
September 13, 2017 - 3:45 am
Wall Street ratings agency Standard and Poor’s has affirmed the county’s A-1 credit rating for short term obligations. This allows the county to continue to borrow at an extremely low interest rate, which saves money. Picone Construction continues rebranding work at five additional locations of...
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Randy Bushover
September 12, 2017 - 3:46 am
Break’n Eggs Creperie will open a second restaurant in the former Dunkin’ Donuts storefront in the University Place complex on Sweet Home Road. Business First reports Break ‘n Eggs Creperie is due to open this fall. Besides offering sit down service, it will also operate the former Dunkin’ Donuts...
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Randy Bushover
September 11, 2017 - 5:13 am
The current average cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the Buffalo region is $2.76, according to the AAA. That price reflects an increase of eleven cents from last week. Pump prices have shot up thirty-eight cents in the past month. Business First reports Circuit Clinical will be taking up...
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Randy Bushover
September 08, 2017 - 3:40 am
M&T Bank will be moving its mid-Atlantic headquarters to a new 28-story tower in Baltimore. The Baltimore Business Journal notes the Buffalo-based bank has signed a 15-year lease with two five-year renewal options. More than 500 M&T Bank employees will relocate to the 780,941-square-foot...
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Randy Bushover
September 07, 2017 - 4:07 am
Yancey's Fancy is proposing yet another expansion of its Genesee County operations. According to Business First, the food manufacturer is proposing to invest $5.5 million to expand its Kutters Cheese facility along Route 5 in Pembroke. Much of the space would be used for warehousing and some...
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Randy Bushover
September 06, 2017 - 5:09 am
Mercy Hospital is planning another expansion of its Abbott Road complex. According to Business First, the hospital wants to add a two-story, 8,100-square-foot wing that will house expanded MRI functions. The project carries a $5.1 million development price tag. Pending various Buffalo approvals,...
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Randy Bushover
September 05, 2017 - 4:33 am
Hurricane Harvey making an impact on the nation's gas prices. Here in New York, the current average of $2.65 is twenty-two cents higher than the pump price one week ago. That's according to the AAA. Sterling Surgical Center LLC, a multi-specialty center open since 2002, filed an application with...
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Randy Bushover
September 01, 2017 - 4:21 am
Tesla Inc. is starting production of the cells for its solar roof tiles at its factory in Buffalo. Tesla's partner, Panasonic Corp., will make the photovoltaic cells. Tesla workers will combine the cells into modules that fit into the roof tiles. The tiles will eventually be made in Buffalo as well...
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Randy Bushover
August 31, 2017 - 5:13 am
Taylor Devices has landed an approximately $1 million deal to place its seismic dampers at the new football stadium for the Los Angeles Rams in Inglewood, California. Business First notes that North Tonawanda-based Taylor Devices manufactures a variety of shock absorption and damper products which...
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