Business

9:17am

Wed August 27, 2014
Business

Lawmakers, preservationists call for historic building renovation credit to be saved

Originally published on Wed August 27, 2014 6:17 pm

The main lobby of the Hotel Syracuse.
Ellen Abbott WRVO

Preservationists and Syracuse-area economic development specialists are uniting to try and save a federal tax credit that’s helped renovation of historic buildings.

They made the push  from one of the grandest rooms in an historic building that turned 90 years old this month, the Hotel Syracuse.

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3:31pm

Tue August 26, 2014
Business

Farmers helping farmers in the Catskills: New York NOW

Story begins at 20:00

To the rest of the world New York is a city, an urban jungle of towering skyscrapers and international culture. But north of the city, New York, the state, is a vast array agricultural enterprises. Farming is and has always been integral to the state economy and a group of young farmers in Catskills are working together to help each other sustain their new businesses.

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10:31am

Mon August 18, 2014
Agriculture

Farmers helping farmers upstate

Heritage breed pigs enjoying summer in the Catskills.
Credit Jenna Flanagan/WMHT

To the rest of the world New York is a city, an urban jungle of towering skyscrapers and international culture. But north of the city, New York, the state, is a vast array agricultural enterprises. Farming is and has always been integral to the state economy and a group of young farmers in the Catskills are working together to help each other sustain their new businesses.

Jenna Flanagan reports for the latest edition of New York Now from WMHT Public Media.

Her report starts at 20 minutes in.

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9:46am

Mon August 11, 2014
Business

Former Rainbow mall to become $150 million 'Wonder Falls' complex

Originally published on Fri August 8, 2014 5:41 pm

Conceptual rendering of Wonder Falls at night
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office

A preferred developer has been chosen to transform the former Rainbow Centre mall in Niagara Falls into a major mixed-use complex. 

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5:35pm

Thu July 17, 2014
Business

Preservation League announces new plans for old buildings

Rodgers Liquor Building at 960 Broadway in Albany
Credit Jenna Flanagan / Innovation Trail

Everything old is new again, so the saying goes. With that in mind the Preservation League of New York State announced a plan to repurpose five vacant industrial buildings in the Capital Region with the hopes of attracting young professionals and revitalizing communities.

The Industrial Heritage Reuse Project or ‘trendy hipster bait’, launched on Thursday in hopes of breathing new live into old buildings.

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