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Apparently the Seneca Nation has run out of development land on its Buffalo Creek Territory on the edge of downtown Buffalo and plans developments off-territory.

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A community activist who opposed tax breaks for a project launched by a company with ties to Carl Paladino is reacting to a new firestorm of criticism that targets the Buffalo School Board member.

Paladino's son criticizes father's remarks

Dec 26, 2016
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The son of Buffalo School Board member Carl Paladino calls his father’s remarks about President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama “disrespectful and absolutely unnecessary.”

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Not all brownfield sites are massive, former industrial facilities. A notable example in the city of Buffalo is 905 Elmwood Avenue, where a former gas station had become an environmental hazard.


It's up to the Common Council if The Bachelor apartment building at Franklin and Tupper is designated as a landmark. That would seriously interfere with an Ellicott Development plan for a high-rise parking, hotel and apartment complex partly on the side.


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Ellicott Development is planning a flagship project, a 12-story complex at the north end of the Theater District.


It's something which might not have happened in the economically weak Buffalo of a few years ago. Two significant players on the local economic scene have collided over the same property.


Another project spinning off from the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus is working its way through the development process.


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Buffalo's West Side is now drawing multi-million dollar investments along Niagara Street.


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Ellicott Development may be involved in a major project around the Fort Erie Race Track, but it's still adding much smaller projects to its portfolio.

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A downtown Buffalo building left alone for so long there were large trees growing out of the roof will have residential tenants before the end of the month.

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The Aloma D. Johnson Fruit Belt Community Charter School is moving into North Buffalo.

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A former nursing home on Buffalo's Symphony Circle is being turned into offices and market-rate apartments.

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There is a node of hotels developing in West Seneca near the junction of the Main Line Thruway and Route 219. 

Ellicott Development has built three hotels through its Ellicott Hospitality subsidiary in West Seneca, with a ribbon-cutting yesterday for the new Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, flanking the Staybridge Suites hotel.
The Hampton Inn-Buffalo South is just down Slade Road.

West Seneca Supervisor Sheila Meegan said they have helped develop a section of the town which needed development.