Released: June 20, 2018 Monroe County Executive: Cheryl Dinolfo Download Press Release

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo today announced that Imagine Monroe approved assistance for several local economic development projects. These projects are anticipated to retain 88 jobs and create 55 full-time equivalent jobs in Monroe County.

“This month alone, Imagine Monroe will help create and retain almost 150 more jobs for our residents,” said Dinolfo. “We are especially proud to support the construction of a medical complex in Greece that will be home to a new partnership with the University of Rochester, creating 35 more jobs. Imagine Monroe will also help Mindex Technologies Inc. establish a new corporate headquarters in the City of Rochester, among other exciting job-creating projects. I thank Imagine Monroe for their continued support of my mission to grow more jobs, build better budgets, and invest in stronger families across our community.”


June 2018 Approved Projects:

Applicant:
DVL 3, LLC 415 Park Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607

Project Location: University of Rochester
60 Greece Center Drive
Rochester, NY 14612

DVL 3, LLC, (DVL) proposes to construct a 14,642 square foot medical complex for lease to the University of Rochester (U of R), in the Town of Greece. The facility will include services such as Audiology, Otorhinolaryngology, and Draw Lab. The project is supported by the Town of Greece. DVL will construct a shell and provide U of R with a tenant allocation for interior construction. The applicant is seeking approval of the LeasePlus property tax abatement, mortgage and sales tax exemption. The project projects to create 35 new fulltime positions and retain 15.


Applicant:
One Alexander Street LLC C/O Buckingham Properties, LLC
259 Alexander Street
Rochester, NY 14607

Project Location:
Mindex Technologies Inc.
230-250 Alexander Street
Rochester, NY 14607

One Alexander Street LLC (One) proposes the construction of a 78,000 sq. ft. mixed-use facility in the City of Rochester at Alex Park, the site of the former Genesee Hospital. Upon completion, the owner of the project will be One Alexander Street, LLC. The project will be the new corporate headquarters for Mindex Technologies, Inc. (Mindex) occupying 17,000 sq. ft. The remaining square footage will be 48 residential units ranging from 560 to 950 sq. ft. (15 studio and 33 one bedroom units). The residential component will have 20% of the units set aside for affordable housing. The applicant is seeking approval of the JobsPlus property tax abatement, mortgage and sales tax exemption. Mindex will create 12 new full-time jobs.


Applicant:
3457 Union Street LLC
45 Jetview Drive
Rochester, NY 14624

Project Location:
C & M Forwarding Co., Inc.
3457 Union Street
North Chili, NY 14514

3457 Union Street LLC (3457) proposes to construct a 300,000 square foot facility on 78 acres in the Town of Chili. The building will be the headquarters for C & M Forwarding Co., Inc. (C & M), an asset-based less-than-truckload transportation and warehousing company, offering inland transportation to and from every major gateway and port in the continental United States. C & M forwarding received IDA benefits in 1998 with an expansion to their current facility and had 19 employees at that time. The applicant is seeking approval of JobsPlus property tax abatement, sales and mortgage recording tax exemption. C & M Forwarding seeks sales tax exemption on purchases of racking and equipment totaling $645,000. Seven new full-time jobs will be created and 64 will be retained.


Applicant:
Skywave Communications, Inc.
51 Goodway Drive South

Rochester, NY 14623 Skywave Communications, Inc. (Skywave) designs, installs and maintains public safety communication networks and equipment. The Skywave team holds many industry certifications including, but not limited to, Electrical Engineering (EE), Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Electronics Technician (CET) and Certified Service Manager (CSM). The company is a Motorola Service Elite Specialist and Certified Service Center. Skywave proposes purchasing a 2018 Ford Transit Van which will be fully customized for technicians use in the field. The company is seeking sales tax exemption on the equipment purchase. Skywave has been approved for a GreatRebate by Monroe County Industrial Development Corporation. One new full-time job will be created.

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