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Iskalo Development Corp. Announces New Tenant at 63 Park Club Lane    Iskalo Development Corp. Announces New Tenant at 63 Park Club Lane

Iskalo Development Corp. today announced the expansion of their holdings within the Main Street corridor in Williamsville and the Western New York area, with their recent acquisition of 63 Park Club Lane. Located across from the Tony Walker Center, and uniquely associated with its bright red color and house-like loft style, consists of 2,738 square feet of professional office space. The location was formerly owned by Prise Properties. Iskalo Development is pleased to announce that tenant, Circulatory Centers New York will occupy the newly acquired property and the office will serve as Circulatory Center’s new flagship facility, as they enter the Buffalo market.


04/23/2014
Source: Press Release
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Iskalo Development Corp. Announces New Tenant at 63 Park Club Lane    Iskalo Development Corp. Announces New Tenant at 63 Park Club Lane

Iskalo Development Corp. today announced the expansion of their holdings within the Main Street corridor in Williamsville and the Western New York area, with their recent acquisition of 63 Park Club Lane. Located across from the Tony Walker Center, and uniquely associated with its bright red color and house-like loft style, consists of 2,738 square feet of professional office space. The location was formerly owned by Prise Properties. Iskalo Development is pleased to announce that tenant, Circulatory Centers New York will occupy the newly acquired property and the office will serve as Circulatory Center’s new flagship facility, as they enter the Buffalo market.


04/22/2014
Source: Press Release
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Renovation projects bring back character of Buffalo’s historic buildings    Renovation projects bring back character of Buffalo’s historic buildings

Developers using tax credits to restore many of Buffalo’s historic structures and preserve the city’s architectural heritage.

Frank Lloyd Wright, Louise Bethune and Louis Sullivan would be relieved, and proud. Historic renovation projects have become the rage in Buffalo. One local developer after another has jumped in to restore the city’s treasure trove of older structures – a radical shift after decades of focusing on sprawling business parks in the suburbs.


04/20/2014
Source: The Buffalo News
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Iskalo Development Corp. Announces Electric Tower will be “Blue for Ben” and for NASA Support Initiative    Iskalo Development Corp. Announces Electric Tower will be “Blue for Ben” and for NASA Support Initiative

Williamsville, NY – Iskalo Development Corp. today announced their participation with NASA space station in support of Ben Sauer and the “Blue for Ben” project. NASA has decided to participate in the “Blue for Ben” campaign and will be taking images of “Buffalo in Blue” from space. The initiative will begin April 3rd and will continue through April 5th. Iskalo Development will participate in the initiative by lighting the company owned Electric Tower blue for the event.


04/03/2014
Source: Press Release
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Renovation of Lord Amherst to Commence; Will Create A Boutique Hotel That Pays Tribute to Property's Rich History    Renovation of Lord Amherst to Commence; Will Create A Boutique Hotel That Pays Tribute to Property's Rich History

Hotel will temporarily close April 14th through reopening expected in spring 2015.

Iskalo Development Corp. is announcing that the Lord Amherst Hotel, located at 5000 Main Street in the Town of Amherst, will temporarily close at 5:00 pm this April 14th in order for preparations to begin for a dramatic renovation project that will create an 88 room, upscale, boutique hotel that pays tribute to the neighborhood landmark’s rich history.

The renovated hotel will be part of the hospitality campus Iskalo is developing on the Main Street property it acquired in 2011 that will also include the 137 room Hyatt Place Hotel, presently under construction, and a full-service restaurant on the site.


04/01/2014
Source: Press Release
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Tenants in the News: Tabree’s charcuterie platter is artful introduction to local pork    Tenants in the News: Tabree’s charcuterie platter is artful introduction to local pork

You’ll enjoy getting board with Tabree’s charcuterie platter.

You don’t need a table to explore Chef Bruce Wieszala’s penchant for locally sourced food at Tabree (4610 Main St., Snyder).

Tabree offers a charcuterie platter in two sizes ($30, $16) populated with a sampling of cured meats that Wieszala has made in classic Italian salumi style, using pork raised in Lockport. It’s especially popular with customers looking to sit at the bar and have a bite with drinks, Wieszala said.

For information, call 844-8477 or visit www.tabreeonmain.com


03/27/2014
Source: The Buffalo News
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The Big Guns: Who's Who Among Buffalo Developers    The Big Guns: Who's Who Among Buffalo Developers

It’s a great time to be a developer in Western New York.

After a long period of relative stagnation, the region’s commercial real estate market has surged in the past couple of years, spurred by billions of dollars of investment in the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Canalside, the Outer Harbor and other initiatives. From the downtown core to the suburbs, developers are investing private dollars into projects to build new office, hotel, retail and other commercial facilities, or to convert aging industrial warehouses and plants into modern, new complexes. More than four dozen projects of various size and scope are now under way.

Who is behind all this development? Here’s a look at the major players.


01/26/2014
Source: The Buffalo News
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Tens of Thousands Celebrate New Year's Eve Ball Drop at The Electric Tower    Tens of Thousands Celebrate New Year's Eve Ball Drop at The Electric Tower

On December 31, 2013, Thousands of celebrants gathered in the Electric District to celebrate the 26th annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop, held at Iskalo Development’s Electric Tower. Frigid temperatures in the single digits didn’t seem to keep Western New Yorkers from attending the celebration, which is the second largest in the nation.


01/01/2014
Source: Press Release
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BUFFALO BALL DROP RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN BUFFALO FOR THE 26TH YEAR!    BUFFALO BALL DROP RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN BUFFALO FOR THE 26TH YEAR!

Ring in 2014 at the 26th annual “Buffalo Ball Drop & Fireworks” at Iskalo Development’s Electric Tower, 535 Washington Street, in downtown Buffalo. Roosevelt Plaza – where Huron, Genesee, and Washington Streets meet – will come alive on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31st when tens of thousands of people gather for the second largest such event in the United States!


12/18/2013
Source: WKBW-TV
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Electric Tower Lit Pink to Remember The Nation's First Female Architect, Louise Bethune    Electric Tower Lit Pink to Remember The Nation's First Female Architect, Louise Bethune

To mark the 100th anniversary of the death of lady architect Louise Bethune, the historic Electric Tower in downtown Buffalo will be lit in “Architect Barbie Pink.” Bethune was an inspiration for Mattel’s recently introduced Architect Barbie doll, designed to inspire girls to consider choosing a career in architecture.


12/15/2013
Source: The Buffalo News
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Iskalo Development Corp. acquires former Patrick Homes headquarters at 8600 Transit Road    Iskalo Development Corp. acquires former Patrick Homes headquarters at 8600 Transit Road

Iskalo Development Corp. announced the acquisition of the former Patrick Homes headquarters building at 8600 Transit Road in East Amherst. The highly recognized, award-winning two-story building consists of 20,000 square feet of Class A office space and offers exquisite, fully-finished office suites.


12/06/2013
Source: Press Release
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The Guarino family & Iskalo announce new seafood restaurant to open at 5 East Huron in the Electric District    The Guarino family & Iskalo announce new seafood restaurant to open at 5 East Huron in the Electric District

Iskalo Development Corp. announced that it has entered into a lease with renowned restaurateur Jim Guarino, for the former Howard Shoes Building at 5 East Huron Street. The Guarino’s will open a seafood restaurant named ‘Oshun’ which is targeted to open in spring 2014.


10/28/2013
Source: Press Release
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Developer Plans Apartment Complex For Vacant North Buffalo School    Developer Plans Apartment Complex For Vacant North Buffalo School

Iskalo Development plans to convert St. Margaret’s School on Hertel Avenue, which closed in June 2013, into 20 to 25 market-rate apartments, with work expected to begin in 2014.


08/14/2013
Source: The Buffalo News
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New Craft Brewery On Tap For Downtown Buffalo    New Craft Brewery On Tap For Downtown Buffalo

A group of entrepreneurs is planning to start a small-production craft brewery called the Big Ditch Brewing Co. on Ellicott Street in downtown Buffalo to make and sell its draft product to local bars, restaurants and retailers.The three behind the new company has selected the two-story former Verizon Communications facility at 337 Ellicott St. as the location for their new business. Iskalo bought the 32,878-square-foot warehouse facility, including a small service bay, in May 2011.

They plan to start operations early next year and say it will be the first production brewery in more than 40 years to locate in downtown Buffalo.


07/12/2013
Source: The Buffalo News
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Preservation Award Winner: Evans Bank at Mennonite Meeting House    Preservation Award Winner: Evans Bank at Mennonite Meeting House

Preservation Buffalo Niagara is recognizing outstanding preservation projects and those contributing to preservation efforts at its annual awards ceremony.

The Evans Bank project is being recognized as an outstanding example of adaptive re-use of a historic building. Iskalo Development Corp. was able to rehabilitate this important piece of Amherst and WNY history and make it adaptable to become a branch office for Evans Bank.

The Mennonite Meeting House was constructed in 1834 and is one of the oldest churches in Western New York and is the oldest surviving religious building in Amherst.


04/06/2013
Source: BuffaloRising.com
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Brick by Brick Winners Announced    Brick by Brick Winners Announced

Eight local projects were named winners in their respective categories during the annual Business First “Brick by Brick” awards, including the Best New Office/Development award to Iskalo Development’s 2780 Delaware Avenue project in Kenmore.


05/11/2012
Source: Buffalo Business First
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