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State recommends 27 sites for historic preservation

Twenty-seven properties and sites throughout the state are being recommended by the state Board for Historic Preservation for consideration to the state and national registers of historic places. Site in Monroe County include Congregation Ahavis Achim Anshi Austria in Rochester, ...

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Board recommends 27 historic sites for list

The New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding 27 properties and sites to the state and national registers of historic places. The listings can make properties eligible for public preservation help with grants and tax credits. There ...

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Rental home prices rise at slower pace in August

WASHINGTON — U.S. home rents rose at a slower pace in August, a downshift that may reflect the rise of apartment construction in many major cities. Median rents rose a seasonally adjusted 3.8 percent from a year ago, off from ...

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Yuan devaluation could weigh on Chinese buyers of US homes

Shanshan Wu already owns three houses back home in China. But the 36-year-old has spent the last two months in Chicago shopping for a three-bedroom. She’s got cash to spend – up to $400,000. And she’s not done. “The real ...

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Midtown Tower back in the news

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Recent developments in the Midtown Rising project include the presentation of a $500,000 grant from Rochester Gas & Electric to support electric infrastructure upgrades at Tower280 at Midtown and the release by the city for a request for proposals for ...

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Veteran real estate team joins RE/MAX Plus

Debbie Renna-Hayes, a veteran real estate professional and coach has joined RE/MAX Plus in Rochester. Renna-Hayes and her nine-member team, which she brings with her, are among the most successful real estate professionals in the Rochester area and they have ...

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State spending $17 million for development projects

The Empire State Development’s board of directors has approved $16.7 million in economic development funding for 25 projects spurring growth and opportunity statewide. The funding supports projects that are creating 333 new jobs and retaining 227 existing New York state ...

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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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Rochester-based company receives federal $ for battery development

NOHMs Technologies Inc. is the recipient of a $1.64 million federal-private contract that will speed development of advance electric vehicle batteries and improve performance, affordability, and safety. NOHMs, with support from the US Department of Energy and the US Advanced ...

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Credit unions ramping up mortgage lending

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Credit unions are increasing their mortgage lending, boosted by growing awareness and demand, increased lending staff, new regulations regarding counseling and highly competitive rates. A report issued by TransUnion indicated credit unions provided 11 percent of U.S. mortgage originations for ...

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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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