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DateMar. 06, 2020
Sibley Square Residential, Retail Projects Geared at Bringing the Community Together


Liberty Lofts is set to be the newest residential community at Sibley Square when it opens at the end of March, according to Sibley Squa...

DateFeb. 27, 2020
Feeding business growth

By Mike Costanza February 27, 2020

Luis Carrasquillo dreams of supplying a food from his childhood to large numbers of businesses or people.

“Our main goal is to produce, and to be the biggest wholesale distributor of, empanadas in...

DateJan. 02, 2020
Bank of America opens virtual financial center downtown

By Kevin Oklobzija December 17, 2019

In opening a virtual financial center in Sibley Square, Bank of America has stepped out of the past and into the future.

While the company has 300 employees in the Rochester area, this branch at...

DateDec. 05, 2019

By Avital Andrews November 25, 2019

In a single lifetime, no traveler could ever be done exploring America. Even if you relegated yourself to just roaming the nation’s cities—setting aside the 50 states’ vast open, unincorporated spac...

DateNov. 25, 2019
Rochester Named as One of the 9 Best Cities in America to Visit in 2020

November 25, 2019

Rochester—New York’s third-biggest city—is in the midst of a revival. The midsized metropolis on Lake Ontario’s south shore has always been the entry point to the Finger Lakes wine region. But now it’s seeing new lev...

DateNov. 20, 2019

By Diana Louise Carter November 15, 2019

City, state and federal officials held a ceremony Thursday afternoon to mark the start of construction on the Commissary Downtown Kitchen Incubator in Sibley Square. The incubator kitchen is ex...

DateNov. 20, 2019

By WHAM November 15th 2019

Rochester, N.Y. – Construction is underway on Rochester’s downtown kitchen incubator.

“The Commissary” will be located at Sibley Square, and will feature a commercial-grade kitchen.

As 13WHAM has prev...

DateNov. 20, 2019

By Randy Gorbman • November 15, 2019

Construction has begun for an operation called Monroe County’s first-ever food business incubator.

It’s called The Commissary, and it is basically a facility that will provide high-end commerc...

DateNov. 20, 2019

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester’s first food incubator business broke ground on Thursday.

It’s called “The Commissary,” and it’s a shared space where companies can make market products and hold cooking classes.

It will be in a n...

DateOct. 22, 2019

By: Kevin Oklobzija October 14, 2019

Strength Solutions Inc., an Olean-based nonprofit, recently received a grant from WinnCompanies and Sibley Square to provide scholarships to participants in its strengthbased technology programs....

DateOct. 21, 2019

Venture Jobs Foundation will relocate from their current location in Pittsford to the recently renovated Sibley Square in downtown Rochester. Sibley Square — emerging as a hub for entrepreneurs, startups and innovation — is a natural fi...

DateOct. 18, 2019

ROCHESTER, NY – October 4, 2019 – The Community Design Center Rochester announced today that sixteen nominations were received for the 2019 Reshaping Rochester awards for Urban Innovation and Activism. Nominations were made by the publi...

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.


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

Reprinted with permission of RBJ. Copyright © 2019. All rights reserved. VOLUME 34, NUMBER 45 WWW.RBJ.NET FEB RUARY 8, 2019 By GINO FANELLI

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

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