Buffalo Business Report - Monday, October 28th 2013
The local gas price average for unleaded in the region slid all of one penny this weekend, to $3.62 per gallon. According to the AAA, the national average is $3.29 per gallon, or thirty-three cents less than the Buffalo-Niagara figure.
Benderson Development has been busy. It has signed PetCo and Bed Bath & Beyond to long-term leases in the LaSalle Center Plaza in Niagara Falls. Benderson has also agreed to terms with Checker's Drive-In. That outlet will open next spring at Union and Losson Roads in Cheektowaga. At the Eastgate Plaza on Transit Road in Clarence, Benderson will welcome a Vitamin Shoppe in the first quarter of next year.
Cheektowaga-based Derrick Corporation has filed an expansion plan for its Duke Road facility. According to Business First, the proposed 57,600 square foot addition would house mainly corporate and research development offices.
In earnings news, Greatbatch Incorporated announced third quarter earnings of forty-four cents per share.
Evans Bancorp reported third quarter net income of fifty-one cents per share.