The Buffalo News | Savarino teams with Midwestern firm to buy Welch’s building in Westfield

Published September 9, 2021 | The historic former Welch’s Building in the heart of Westfield’s center has a new buyer – one that’s familiar with redeveloping landmark buildings in small communities. Buffalo-based Savarino Cos. is teaming up with RANT LLC of St. Louis to acquire the four-story building that was once the corporate headquarters for

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The Buffalo News | Developer plans conversion of vacant North Tonawanda school to senior housing

Published August 12, 2021 | A Rochester developer plans to buy the former Lowry Middle School in North Tonawanda and convert it into 87 apartments for low-income senior citizens. The $20 million project could start next year, and construction could take about 18 months, said Ryan Brandt, project manager for Rochester’s Cornerstone Group The plan

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WGRZ | New Albright Knox public murals at DL&W Terminal reflect the diversity of Buffalo

Published July 30, 2021 | 12 artists were brought in for the work that was originally planned to be a part of the “Cobblestone Live music fest.” BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Cobblestone District is a little brighter after the Albright Knox unveiled new murals as part of its public art initiative.  12 artists were brought

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Buffalo Business First | Brick by Brick: Hospitality and tourism winner and finalists

Published July 30, 2021 | Each year, Buffalo Business First honors the best in real estate, construction and development in Western New York. Here are the finalists in the hospitality and tourism category and the project that took home top honors. WINNER: Canalside Longshed Project: The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. engaged HHL Architects to design

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The Daily News | Ellicott Station project set to begin October 15

Published July 17, 2021 | SAVARINO: Office of Homes and Community Renewal to close on funding this fall BATAVIA — The developer of a $22.4 million residential and retail project says construction and remediation at the site will start this fall after the state Office of Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) closes on financing. “Yesterday

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Rome Sentinel | Design shows new vision of Canastota’s downtown access to Erie Canal

Published July 16, 2021 | CANASTOTA — The village of Canastota is planning a revamp and redesign of its downtown access to the old Erie Canal. Work would be along the village canal front between the intersection of Main Street and State Street and the intersection of Diamond Street and North East Canal Street. “This

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Niagara Gazette | Tugby-Lennon project on Niagara Street commences

Published July 16, 2021 | A long-stalled project, that its developer hopes will begin to revitalize a historic section of Niagara Street, is back on track. Buffalo-based developer, Savarino Companies, says it has “pulled permits” and begun work on the restoration of 324 Niagara St. and two adjoining buildings. The long-stalled $3.5 million project is

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Rochester Democrat & Chronicle | Once center of high society in Rochester, the old Powers Hotel will get $42M renovation

Published July 8, 2021 | In its heyday, the old Powers Hotel in downtown Rochester was heralded as the “Waldorf of Western New York” The structure was the largest ever built in Rochester when it opened in 1883 — boasting four dining rooms, 300 beds, and a marble staircase leading to a 500-seat banquet hall. Plush and palatial, with

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Niagara Frontier Publications | Higgins: 5 WNY projects totaling $20 million included in federal highway bill

Published June 9, 2021 | Riverline, DL&W, Complete Streets project in Tonawandas & waterfront trails in Lackawanna, Buffalo & Hamburg •DL&W Station / $5 million: The DL&W Station project is a buildout of the historic DL&W train station in downtown Buffalo, which will improve public transportation, generate economic activity, development, and revitalize a prominent building adjacent

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