The Oneida Daily Dispatch |Developer selected for transformative ‘Pocket Neighborhood’ in Canastota

Published March 14th, 2021| Canastota, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that Madison County officials selected Savarino Companies of Buffalo to develop the transformative “Pocket Neighborhood” project along the Old Erie Canal in the Central New York community of Canastota, 25 miles east of Syracuse. As the developer, Savarino Companies, supported by STREAM Collaborative of Ithaca

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The Buffalo News| Developer wants ‘inclusive’ process to plot DL&W’s future

Published February 21, 2021 | For 103 years, the hulking Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Terminal has anchored the foot of Main Street, these days as host to the busy yard and shops of Metro Rail. But ever since the last inter-city passenger train departed in 1962, its cavernous upper floor has remained eerily vacant,

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WGRZ | Apartments and artists studios planned for Richardson complex

Published February 9th, 2021 | BUFFALO, N.Y. — The next stage of development planned for the Richardson Olmsted Complex includes renovating two buildings into apartments, artists studios and gallery space. Savarino Cos. will invest $17 million to turn Richardson Buildings No. 9 and No. 13 into the residential-anchored project. The two buildings could house 71

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Buffalo Rising | Development Recap: 2020 Edition

Published January 5, 202 | For a COVID-impacted year, downtown development showed little sign of slowing down. One developer who is speeding up is Douglas Jemal. Jemal was busy last year signing leases for office space and apartments in Seneca One, preparing plans for conversion of the former police headquarters to residences, purchasing the Statler and

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TAP into Great Olean | Savarino Companies Will Acquire Vacant Olean Buildings

Published November 16, 2020 | OLEAN, NY — Mayor William J. Aiello announced Friday that the Olean Urban Renewal Agency will transfer the keys to the former Manufacturers’ Hanover Bank and Siegel’s Shoes, located at 101 and 107 N. Union St. respectively, to Savarino Companies in November. “The bank building has been vacant for well over

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The Buffalo News | Savarino prepares for $12.5M restoration of former Manny Hanny building in Olean

Published November 11th, 2020 | Buffalo developer Samuel Savarino’s company has completed its purchase of the former First National Bank building in Olean – better known as the Manny Hanny building – in preparation for a $12.5 million makeover of the long-abandoned historic building. Savarino Companies paid $183,450 for the seven-story building at 101 North Union St.

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Olean Times Herald | Manny Hanny sale to close Tuesday

Published November 5, 2020 | OLEAN — For 10 years, Olean Urban Renewal Agency officials sought to get Manny Hanny back into private hands. That is expected to happen Tuesday. The URA board, during a special meeting Thursday, approved the final documents with Savarino Companies of Buffalo to seal the deal on 101-107 N. Union

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Buffalo Business First | AM&A’s project anchored by 49 apartments is cleared to proceed

Published October 20, 2020 | One word, uttered at a public hearing that focused on the redevelopment of the long vacant Adam, Meldrum & Anderson Co. Inc. department store, summarized the forward movement of the project. “Hallelujah,” said Cynthia Schwartz, Buffalo Planning Board vice chair. “I haven’t felt this way about a proposal for this building

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WKBW | Buffalo Planning Board approves mixed-use project for AM&A’s building

Published October 19, 2020 | BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — New life is coming to the AM&A’s building in Downtown Buffalo. On Monday afternoon, the Buffalo Planning Board approved plans to transform the building to the J.N. Adam Building at 377 Main Street. Developer Sam Savarino said it is a projected $60 million mixed-use project. Retail space will take over the

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