Buffalo Business First | Brick by Brick awards honor the best in Buffalo development

Published June 8, 2021 | Forty-four diverse projects have been named the finalists for this year’s Brick by Brick awards, presented annually by Buffalo Business First and sponsored by Big L Windows, Evans Bank and Phillips Lytle LLP. The Golden Brick, the top prize, will be presented to Douglas Jemal and his Seneca One Tower, the $150

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Buffalo Business First | The latest on Canalside: a returning Shark Girl, a revived DL&W, a roundhouse with a carousel

Published May 20, 2021 | Later in June, the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority and Savarino Cos. will detail the DL&W Terminal plan to open the building’s 100,000-square-foot second floor for reuse ranging from a Metro Rail station to restaurants and retail. The NFTA will spend $52 million for upgrades including a covered walkway between the terminal and

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Mayor Brown Unveils Proposals to Transform the Mohawk Parking Ramp Site into a Hub that Supports the City’s New Mobility-Based Economic Growth and Equity Initiate

Published May 7, 2021 | Buffalo, NYThis Will Be The First Major Project Based on Recommendations From ‘The Future of Mobility: Remaking Buffalo For The 21st Century’ Study Released In December 2020 Mayor Byron W. Brown today made public proposals from six development teams to transform the City’s Mohawk Parking Ramp site into a vibrant

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BestSelf Behavioral Health relocating Corporate Headquarters and Child Advocacy Center at BestSelf to 899 Main Street

For Immediate Release May 6, 2021 |BestSelf Behavioral Health is excited to announce a $20 million project to transform 899 Main Street in downtown Buffalo into a new corporate headquarters and home for the Child Advocacy Center at BestSelf. BestSelf has more than doubled in size over the past 4 years and now has an

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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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