Empire State Development Corporation

Matt Ryan / New York Now

Howard Zemsky is heading back to the private sector after four years running New York's Empire State Development Corporation.

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Claims of sexual harassment against the former regional president of Empire State Development Corporation have been dismissed by a Manhattan court.

Karen DeWitt

The head of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s economic development programs said he doesn’t think federal corruption trials now taking place will have any effect on the projects.


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The political fallout from alleged sexual harassment by Sam Hoyt is turning into a political battle between the leaders of Erie County's two main political parties.

Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp.

Visitors heading to downtown Buffalo's growing waterfront will soon have an easier time not only locating Canalside. They will also see more useful information about the historic destination.
 

BorderWorx Logistics

A new state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution facility with plans to create dozens of jobs has opened in the Town of Sanborn. The company, which serves the U.S. and Canadian markets, also purchased lots of land for future expansion. 

 

Chris Caya WBFO News

The first phase of redeveloping one Buffalo's most iconic structures is complete. State and local officials helped cut the ribbon Thursday on the Richardson Olmsted Campus.

There's been a big shakeup in Albany's management of major local economic development projects. Empire State Development has been given control of the construction of the Athenex plants, projects that have been stalled because the state hasn't been paying its bills.


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Empire State Development Corporation Commissioner Howard Zemsky says his agency is cooperating fully with U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's investigation into the Buffalo Billion.

Making the Medical Campus more pedestrian-friendly

Oct 20, 2015

Making your way around the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus will get easier as the result of a $15 million state grant that will make the growing corridor more pedestrian-friendly.

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With the topping off today of the Solar City plant in South Buffalo, attention is shifting from the jobs of construction to the jobs of operations.