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Amazon’s new facilities on target to open in Q4 of 2022

Two new Amazon facilities just 1.2 miles apart on Rochester’s west side are on schedule for the start of operations in the fourth quarter of 2022, the company says. Construction cranes surround the massive 2.6 million-square-foot warehouse and distribution center ...

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Affordable housing likely to become a more attractive investment

Proposed legislation, a late-2020 law change and a possible bump in the corporate tax rate all should turn out to be beneficial for the affordable housing industry as objectives of the Biden administration play out. When the federal corporate tax rate ...

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Home construction slumps on fewer apartment buildings

Apartment construction plunged sharply in October, as the pace of homebuilding slipped amid a broader cooling of the real estate market. Housing starts — both houses and apartments— fell last month 11 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...

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MCC’s Rochester campus enters 2nd construction phase

The downtown campus now being built for Monroe Community College inside a former Kodak building represents more than just a new use for an old building downtown. Committing to build the campus at 321 State St., in four connected buildings ...

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DiMarco Constructors to build Webster medical facility

DiMarco Constructors of Rochester has been awarded the construction contract for Webster Family Medicine. A project of the University of Rochester Medicine Primary Care, its construction is underway at BayTowne, 1900 Empire Blvd., Penfield. It is expected to be completed ...

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Manning Squires adds managers

Manning Squires Hennig, a Batavia-based commercial construction firm, has named Samantha Nickerson as its new chief financial officer and Brian Kelly as senior project manager. Nickerson has 15 years of accounting experience and five years as CFO at Genesee Country ...

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LeChase announces promotion, staff addition

LeChase Construction Services announced several staff changes, promoting Kevin Dooley to senior project manager and Barbara S. Sauer to corporate controller, and adding Scott Baker as project superintendent, all in the Rochester office. Dooley joined LeChase in 2004 as a ...

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RG&E supporting Midtown development

Officials from Midtown Tower LLC Tuesday received a ceremonial big check from Rochester Gas & Electric. The $500,000 grant will support electric infrastructure improvements made during the $59 million renovation of the 17-floor, 408,904-square-foot Tower at Midtown, 280 E. Broad ...

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Women in Construction celebrates 30 years

The Greater Rochester Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction will celebrate its 30th year in Rochester with a dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Rochester Yacht Club. NAWIC has been helping women since 1953 take advantage ...

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