Buffalo City Mission

 
Buffalo City Mission

Project In Progress

Following the standards of the newly-enacted Green Code, the plans for a new home for Buffalo City Mission are underway! Buffalo Business First details, here.  "At 74,000-square-feet, the building is nearly double the size of the City Mission’s current 38,318-square-foot home base that sits on the same parcel. The larger size serves as a reflection of the Buffalo City Mission’s growing customer base and demands on the agency.

January 2017 Newsletter

 
JANUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER

JANUARY 2017 NEWSLETTER

CONSTRUCTION WATCH:

Michigan & Broadway

This $6M, 40,000SF mixed-use project at the southeast corner of Michigan and Broadway is being led by Partner Steve Carmina in partnership with developer Roger Trettel, with RP Oak Hill as construction manager. The buildings at 163-167 Broadway and 64 Nash (circa 1820's and 1880's), will be redeveloped into 18 new apartments and 9,052 SF of commercial space, complete with indoor parking, a restaurant, and 2,000SF donated to a local nonprofit cultural organization, the NAACP. Located in the heart of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor, this is a very important corner; the potential for this building and the surrounding area is quite substantial, with Steve stating "it will be a beacon for people visiting the city to learn about African-American culture, the Underground Railroad, and why the street and city are important." 

 


LET THEM EAT CAKE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO DANIELLE JOHNSON & GIONA PAOLERCIO 


CELEBRATE: Surprise Sprinkle for JESSICA MUEHLBAUER and her soon-to-be bundle of joy! Thanks to Hearth+Press for a delicious lunch! 


GRAND OPENING: WELCOME SPOT COFFEE TO KENMORE!

Our work renovating the former George Washington Elementary School at 1 Delaware Road into a mixed-use building is almost complete! In addition to the 21 luxury apartments and daycare center, this building also now has a SPoT Coffee, which celebrated their grand opening on January 6th! We can smell the cappuccino now... 

 


SOCIAL MEDIA: YOU LIKE US, YOU REALLY LIKE US! 

At the end of last year, we reached 400 followers on Facebook! Needless to say, we were ecstatic and can't thank you - our loyal fans - enough! We'd love to hear your thoughts on how we're doing, or any suggestions you have on what you'd like to see more of. Simply email our Marketing Coordinator, Darra, at dkubera@cwm-ae.com 

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JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER

JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER


GRAND OPENING: Bosche Lofts

The Carmina Wood Morris team is excited to announce the grand opening of the redeveloped Bosche Building at 916-918 Main Street! The four-story, 33,000SF buildings circ. 1891 are now home to 23 market-rate apartments, with retail space on the first floor. All tenants have access to a shared rooftop patio space, overlooking the downtown Buffalo skyline. After more than seven years of planning and work to save this pair of long vacant buildings, we are thrilled to see this labor of love now open!


CONSTRUCTION WATCH: Kenmore Teacher's Federal Credit Union

From rendering to real life, the Kenmore Teacher's FCU is a renovation of a 48,000SF site on Sheridan Drive into new workstations, banking lobby space, private offices, conference facilities, break-room, and drive-through operations. 


OUR FACES: Meet the CWM Team!

Patrick Sheedy, Engineering

Favorite thing about Buffalo? The food.

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who would you most like to have dinner with? Arnold Palmer


SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATE

Help us reach 200 followers on Instagram! Find our fabulous photos here!


CONSTRUCTION WATCH: Washington School

The Carmina Wood Morris family is excited to join Ellicott Development in redeveloping the George Washington School at 1 Delaware Road into a mixed-use building of 21 luxury apartments, a day care center, commercial and retail space, and a SPoT Coffee!


LET THEM EAT CAKE

Happy Birthday to Partners Pam Timby-Straitiff and Mike Bray! 


AROUND TOWN: Hotel Lafayette Exhibit

From the beginning of June until October 9th, head over to the Buffalo History Museum for a special event focusing on the Hotel at Lafayette transformation! Images on display from Jackie Albarella "poignantly capture the restoration of downtown Buffalo's opulent Hotel Lafayette," according to the event website. You don't want to miss it! 


THE AWARD GOES TO: Phoenix

Buffalo Spree's "Best of WNY 2016" recognized the Phoenix Brewery Lofts with an award for "Best Preservation Project"! The adaptive re-use project should begin leasing top-line apartments this summer. 


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WGRZ - Channel 2 News tells the story of how our CANstruction creations come to life! Made possible by a $10,000 donation from Tops Friendly Markets, all 8,000 cans are donated to the Food Bank of WNY when the display comes down; further helping those in need. This year, we broke two records: this was our largest display to date with 8,428 donated items and it was also the fastest we have ever completed it, on a Wednesday night! 

Day one construction progress

Day one construction progress

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The finished project! 

The finished project! 

Catching Up With CWM

A RUNDOWN OF LATEST NEWS BRIEFS FOR PROJECTS IN PROGRESS:

There's so much happening in our offices lately we thought we'd help you catch up on some of the latest projects in progress! 

1. Construction is underway at Salvatore's new hotel, The Delavan! This 60-room boutique hotel will be adjoined to Salvatore's Italian Gardens. The $8.5 million project adds a 4-story, 44,000SF structure that will include elegantly appointed, luxury style suites, with a fitness center and full-scale spa run by Capello's.

Photo courtesy of  Salvatore's Facebook 

Photo courtesy of Salvatore's Facebook 

2. We're partnering with Hamister Group Inc. and R&P Oak Hill Development once again to bring a 128-room Hyatt Place Hotel to 310 Rainbow in Niagara Falls. The City of Niagara Falls issued the building permit on June 24th, and will include 14,500SF of meeting and banquet space with 7,000SF of retail space. 

Hyatt Place Rendering

Hyatt Place Rendering

918 Main Street Exterior

918 Main Street Exterior

3. New windows have been installed at 918 Main Street (The Bosche Building), satisfying the Department of Interior Standards for rehabilitation for historical accuracy. Partner Steve Carmina told Buffalo Rising: "The facade restoration and window designs match to [the] oldest photo we have of the Bosche which happens to have been taken at the time of the building's dedication. Which means what you see being installed has been vetted by my firm, SHPO, and the department of the Interior."

4. Work continues at Sinatra & Co's Phoenix Brewery Building at 835 Washington Street, which will become 30 apartments and 3,000SF commercial space. Partner Jon Morris spoke to Buffalo Rising about the details on the units, including the "access to common roof terraces on the second floor, the north side of the building facing the medical campus, and the third floor roof with panoramic views in all directions."

 
Photo from the recent Hard Hat Tour given by Preservation Buffalo Niagara

Photo from the recent Hard Hat Tour given by Preservation Buffalo Niagara

 

5. Construction is progressing at the former Moore Business Forms site into a Courtyard by Marriott hotel, which is planned to open on Valentine's Day next year. We're completing the Interiors work for the Patel's on this project, and the building will feature many of the original elements of the previous tenants. 

That concludes this session of "Catching Up With CWM"! If you want to keep in touch sign up for our monthly newsletter using the form on the left, and don't forget to follow us on social media!