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DateSep. 23, 2019

In the 1970s and early 1980s, New York City’s Bryant Park was a dangerous place to be.

Whether people were walking through the park next to the New York Public Library, or along the streets nearby, they risked becoming victim to purse...

DateAug. 29, 2019
Can an infusion of public R&D investment revitalize a lagging economy?

The U.S. government spends about 0.7 percent of GDP on scientific research and development, down from 2 percent in the 1960s. Less investment means fewer chances for breakthroughs like the weapon-seeking robots that saved thousands of so...

DateApr. 10, 2019
Dynamic market forces commercial real estate to evolve

Although the once-vibrant Xerox Tower in Rochester stands vacant, Rochester’s downtown commercial real estate scene continues to reinvent itself, showing some needed resilience.

“This is a very dynamic market right now, and it’s dynam...

DateApr. 09, 2019
Millennials key drivers of housing market

When Grace Browning arrived in Rochester from Dallas last year, she was looking for an apartment that was within her budget, was close to work and had some common amenities. And it had to be dog-friendly.

“I couldn’t say exactly what ...

DateApr. 05, 2019
Downtown Living Furniture Sale and Décor Show happening this weekend

According to some, the home furnishings industry is a multi-billion-dollar industry that is growing.

The takeaway: We love to furnish our homes. It’s why some competitors in the field are joining forces this weekend in Rochester.

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DateMar. 05, 2019
The Architectural Team creates 42,800 s/f collaborative workplace

March 05, 2019 - Upstate New York

Rochester, NY Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the one million s/f Sibley Building located downtown, has become a redevelopment touchstone and success story. Now, it’s also the ...

DateFeb. 14, 2019
Time to get cooking! Rochester's first food business incubator receives funding

February 14, 2019 09:58 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Imagine a shared kitchen where start-up companies can make market products and hold cooking classes.

On Thursday, Senator Chuck Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced ...

DateFeb. 08, 2019
Luminate startup’s focus is motorcycle safety

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Picture yourself tearing down a high-way on a Harley Davidson. You’re...

DateJan. 29, 2019
From Manhattan to Rochester: Why one millennial moved downtown to Sibley apartments

Fresh out of University of Pittsburgh six years ago, Erika Utter couldn't wait to move to New York City.

The Victor High School graduate worked in contract management and had a small apartment she shared with two other roommates on th...

DateJan. 23, 2019
Boston firm coming to Sibley Square, promises 45 new tech jobs

A Boston-based software and management consulting firm is opening a new office in Sibley Square, promising to create 45 tech jobs over three years.,

Catalant Technologies will lease space from NextCorps and expects to open in February...

DateDec. 24, 2018
New buildings that will reshape Rochester in 2019

Big changes are in store for the east side of downtown in 2019, with new hotels and apartments, development along the Inner Loop and more.

The new construction will focus along East Avenue, but extend over to University and down Alexa...

DateDec. 10, 2018
RIT unveils downtown art gallery

RIT City Art Space—the College of Art and Design’s new first-floor gallery and community event venue inside Sibley Square at Liberty Pole Plaza in downtown Rochester—opens its doors to the public on Friday, Dec. 7, with an exhibition fea...

DateDec. 10, 2018
RIT City Art Space ushers in a new creative era for downtown Rochester Inaugural exhibit features the works of Willie Osterman and Leonard Urso

RIT City Art Space—the College of Art and Design’s new first-floor gallery and community event venue inside Sibley Square at Liberty Pole Plaza in downtown Rochester—opens its doors to the public on Friday, Dec. 7, with an exhibition fea...

DateNov. 29, 2018
Group aims to expand gaming industry in Rochester

A local group is trying to expand the industry in downtown Rochester.

ROC Game Dev has opened in Sibley Square on East Main Street, located on the second floor in the Sibley Worx co-working space.

The office is still under construc...

DateOct. 10, 2018
   Sibley touts new tenants, prospects — anticipates major leap in 2019

Floor-to-ceiling glass has replaced Sibley's old department store hand railings overlooking the atrium and centerpiece clock below.

The glass walls frame out an expansive, 25,000-square-foot office space on the second floor, just beyo...

DateSep. 06, 2018
RIT art gallery

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – RIT will open a new art gallery in Rochester’s Sibley building later this year. The RIT City Art Space will feature exhibits from students, faculty and alumni along with educational opportunities for the community.

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DateJun. 05, 2018
WinnDevelopment holds grand renovation opening

Rochester, NY WinnDevelopment celebrated the grand opening of Landmark at Sibley Square. The project is a $28 million investment to renovate the historic Sibley department store into 72 affordable housing units for people 55 and over. Th...

DateMay. 29, 2018
Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $28 Million Affordable Housing Project

Landmark at Sibley Square Offers 72 State-of-the-Art Apartments in Renovated Historic Department Store

Investment Complements "Finger Lakes Forward" - the Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy ...

DateMay. 29, 2018
New affordable senior housing unveiled at former Sibley department store

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - New apartments in the old Sibley's department store in downtown Rochester were unveiled on Monday.

More than 70 apartments are part of "Landmark at Sibley Square. They are at affordable prices for senior citizen...

DateMay. 18, 2018
High-rise rents in some downtown Rochester properties

Katherine Samuels wanted a place to call home, something affordable in a location that would take in her two rescue cats, Sparky and Fred.

The 69-year-old settled on a one-bedroom at Wedgepoint Apartments, a $16 million project develo...

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