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By David Robinson » Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Buffalo Niagara job market is heating up this summer. The region added jobs during June at its fastest pace in 10 months, fueled by strong hiring at local stores, construction sites and within the financial services sector, the state Labor Department said Thursday. The region added 4,900 jobs over the past year,... Read More

By Samantha Christmann » Thursday, July 21, 2016

Sure, the new Dick’s Sporting Goods has been open for months, and everyone’s favorite Chinese restaurant, Taste of China, has settled in quite nicely, splitting the former Honey’s space with Subway. But if you haven’t been to Boulevard Mall in a while, there is plenty else you’ve missed. Here are eight... Read More

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Building Buffalo is a regular feature highlighting progress on development projects throughout the region.Project name: 960 Busti.Address: 960 Busti Ave., Buffalo.Developer: Ellicott Development.Cost: $6.42 million.Government assistance: $339,000 in sales and mortgage recording tax breaks from Erie County Industrial... Read More

Monday, July 18, 2016

Building Buffalo is a regular feature highlighting progress on development projects throughout the region.Project name: Muir Lake Luxury ApartmentsAddress: 2371-2395 North Forest Road, AmherstDeveloper: RAS Development CompanyCost: $16 millionGovernment assistance: NoneDescription: Construction of three-building, 90-unit... Read More

By David Robinson » Sunday, July 17, 2016

For most of us, the easiest way to get a sense of how the local economy is doing is to look in our wallets. If there’s more money in it than there was a year ago, then our personal economy is on the upswing. If there’s less, well, times aren’t so good. So that’s why it was encouraging to see new federal data... Read More

By Jonathan D. Epstein » Friday, July 15, 2016

Building Buffalo is a regular feature highlighting progress on development projects throughout the region.Project name: Wheatfield CommonsAddress: 3920 Forest Parkway, WheatfieldDeveloper: DePaul Developmental ServicesCost: $9.4 millionGovernment assistance: Property tax breakDescription: Construction of new senior living... Read More

By Stephen T. Watson » Thursday, July 14, 2016

Health & Tech is a regular feature highlighting life sciences and high-tech companies throughout the region.Company name: TriplomaWebsite: gotriploma.comFounded: March 2016Founder: Matt DaddarioIndustry: TravelDescription: Company operates weekend trips for groups of college-age travelers. Triploma arranges bus... Read More

By David Robinson » Wednesday, July 13, 2016

SolarCity and Tesla Motors’ boards of directors are close.Critics say they are too close to be truly objective about Tesla’s $2.8 billion bid to buy SolarCity.A majority of SolarCity’s directors already have recused themselves from making decisions about the Tesla bid. So entangled are the ties between the two... Read More

By Jonathan D. Epstein » Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Building Buffalo is a regular feature highlighting progress on development projects throughout the region.Project name: 520 EllicottAddress: 520 Ellicott St., BuffaloDeveloper: Uniland Development Co.Cost: $5 millionGovernment assistance: NoneDescription: Construction of 24,000-square-foot, three-story medical office... Read More

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