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As a public organization, we work hard to assist in the economic development of Broome County. We have two separate entities designed to accomplish this purpose, the IDA and the LDC.

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Approved Projects

Below are the projects approved by The Agency IDA/LDC team and boards, plus relevant reporting information for each project.

WILLOW RUN FOODS

YEAR: 1998
Project Close Date: Dec 17, 1998
REPORTED TO PARIS

Construction of a 125,000 square foot wholesale food distribution warehouse and a 25,000 square foot corporate office building which will consist of a structural steel frame with metal panel and masonry exterior walls, approximately 35 feet in. Type of construction: pre-engineered metal building.

PILOT & Bond Annual Reporting

YEAR: 2019
Project Close Date: Jul 29, 2019

WASHINGTON DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES

YEAR: 2010
Project Close Date: Jan 14, 2011
REPORTED TO PARIS

Construction of a new 113 units (386 bed) student housing residential complex. The apartment complex will be used for students attending Binghamton University, along with additional land for a parking lot.

AMERICAN HORIZON GROUP

YEAR: 2015
Project Close Date: Oct 02, 2015
REPORTED TO PARIS

Located in the Village of Endicott the Franklin Estates Project consists of the renovation of a two-family house on East Franklin St and the construction of 26 new two-family houses along East Franklin St, Groats St and Overton St for a total of 54 two-bedroom units. The project is geared to the 55 and older retired population. The project includes extensive land development costs for the project to move forward.

CLOVER COMMUNITIES

YEAR: 2011
Project Close Date: Sep 01, 2011
REPORTED TO PARIS

Construction of a new single, three-story, wood frame, fully sprinklered apartment building for senior citizens capable of living independently. The building will be located at 1035 Anna Maria Drive-Rear and 1039 Anna Maria Drive Johnson City, NY. 149 off street parking will also be implemented on the property.

VITALUNA

YEAR: 2013
Project Close Date: Jul 01, 2013
REPORTED TO PARIS

Renovation and equipping of a 60,000 +/- square foot building (55,651 +/- square feet of leasable space) with an underground 107+/- car parking garage located at 2 Court Street in the city of Binghamton to be used as a commercial office space.

SHEEDY ROAD/JUNEBERRY ROAD

YEAR: 2013
Project Close Date: Feb 06, 2014
REPORTED TO PARIS

Complete reconstruction and expansion of the former Vestal Nursing Center that sustained flood damage in both 2006 and 2011. The new facility will be located on Route 26S in Vestal, NY and will be developed as a 148,400 sq. ft., new multi-use senior long term care campus consisting of three health related facilities. The facility will consist of a 160 bed skilled nursing facility occupying 119,250 sq. ft., a 40 bed assisted living room program structure containing 24,978 sq. ft., 131 registrant adult day care health program structure containing 4,168 sq. ft.   

STELLAR 83 COURT

YEAR: 2010
Project Close Date: Dec 04, 2010
REPORTED TO PARIS

The historic rehabilitation of the 102,874 square foot Midtown Mall building in Binghamton, NY. The plans call for the conversion of the property for a combination of commercial space and apartment for lease to college students.

National Pipe and Plastics -Small Business Incentive Program

YEAR: 2019
Project Close Date: Jun 19, 2019

National Pipe and Plastics is moving it's corporate headquarters from Vestal NY to 1 N Page Ave Endicott NY. The location is adjacent to the company's new manufacturing and shipping facility. NPP will construct a brand new 23,000+/- sq ft office building, employee and visitor parking lots and park/green space. By locating it's administrative offices directly adjacent to the new manufacturing and shipping facility, the company will operate more efficiently and have space for future growth.

GANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK

YEAR: 2004
Project Close Date: Aug 13, 2004
REPORTED TO PARIS

The Press & Sun-Bulletin has selected the dormant former Endicott Johnson Corp site as the location for a new, high technology printing press and production facility. The press project will occupy approximately 12 acres of the 27-acre property, including the portion of the parcel that was formerly known as the Ranger-Paracord plant, where EJ workers once made shoes. Employees will include a combination of new hires and production employees from the Gannett- owned The Press & Sun-Bulletin, Star-Gazette of Elmira and The Ithica Journal. Pages will be sent to the printing plant electronically. The future press site is bounded by CFJ Boulevard, Market Street and CFJ Park. The approximately 96,000 square-foot building that will house the six-story press is scheduled to open by late 2006. This facility will also provide high-quality commercial printing for the region. 

CHENANGO PLACE/ONE WALL

YEAR: 2014
Project Close Date: Dec 30, 2014
REPORTED TO PARIS

Compete renovation of the former Fair Store and an adjacent building at 20 Wall Street in downtown Binghamton to be used as an apartment complex for college students that will include 48 student apartments arranged in various numbered suites, amenities include a fitness center and student lounge The first floor will consist of two commercial tenants.

UNIVERSITY PLAZA- UP1 & UP2

YEAR: 2014
Project Close Date: Aug 13, 2014
REPORTED TO PARIS

The project is part of the existing University Plaza and will comprise of two student housing projects. The first includes the acquisition of the existing housing project that includes 710 beds and the renovation of the premises. The second project includes the demolition of two office buildings that will become vacant in May 2014 and the construction of 225 apartment and 753 beds of new student housing plus the construction of approximately 10 4 bedroom townhouses.

299 BROOME CORPORATE PARKWAY/SCANNELL-FED EX GROUND

YEAR: 2007
Project Close Date: Dec 12, 2007
REPORTED TO PARIS

The relocation, consolidation and expansion of FedEx Ground's Binghamton, New York area to business-to-business and business-to-residential small package transportation operations.

20 HAWLEY STREET

YEAR: 2011
Project Close Date: Dec 19, 2011
REPORTED TO PARIS

Compete renovation of the 167,000 sf building located in Downtown Binghamton to be used as an apartment complex for college students that will include 293 student apartments arranged in various numbered suites, amenities include a fitness center, student lounge & underground parking. A portion of the first floor, approximately 11,000 sf will be designated for retail uses. 

MAINES MAPLE DRIVE EXPANSION PROJECT

YEAR: 2011
Project Close Date: Dec 23, 2011
REPORTED TO PARIS

A construction project to add 19,950 square feet to the existing one story 75,590 square foot distribution facility for a total of 95,540 square feet. The building will be adding dry and cooler storage areas.

MAINES PAPER AND FOOD SERVICE- MAPLE DRIVE FACILITY

YEAR: 2006
Project Close Date: Aug 31, 2007
REPORTED TO PARIS

To build a new one story 76,655 square foot food distribution facility. The building will be comprised of cooler, freezer, dry storage areas, cooler loading dock, dry loading dock and associated offices.

MILLENNIUM PIPELINE

YEAR: 2006
Project Close Date: Sep 07, 2007
REPORTED TO PARIS

Construction of 200,815 feet of a 30" gas transmission pipeline running through eight towns in Broome County, NY.

1435 Marchuska, LLC

YEAR: 2019
PROJECT STILL OPEN

The applicant proposes to build 2 (two) mixed-use facilities on the site, one for the relocation of their commercial office and one for the relocation of their wholesale glass company.

JE PROPERTIES, LLC (TOWN & COUNTRY APARTMENTS)

YEAR: 2019
PROJECT STILL OPEN
REPORTED TO PARIS

The project scope is to preserve the current affordability at Town & Country Apartments, add additional affordable housing units, complete a full rehabilitation of the property, create common area space while creating a mixed income project. Very limited capital has been invested into the project since it was built. The proposed project will be a full rehab which will include: new kitchen appliances & fixtures, new countertops, new cabinets, new flooring, fully painted units, new unit lighting, new medicine cabinets, new bathroom fixtures, replace tub walls as needed, new doors and trim as needed, replace unit trim as needed, existing exterior masonry washed, new windows & window treatments, new AC sleeves, new attic insulation, new roofs, repaired drainage, new boilers, replace fintube as needed, new fire alarm, newly created American Disability Act (ADA) compliant units (there are currently no ADA units), modified stair railings to comply with current code, new signage, new postal boxes, new dumpster enclosures, update laundry rooms, new fire escapes as needed, landscaping, new and updated exterior lighting, a new fence and gate, and newly created community space (management office, workout room & community room – there is currently just a management office and laundry rooms for community space). The project, due to its HAP contract, will need to be built using Davis-Bacon wages.

1435-1439 MARCHUSKA, LLC-SMALL BUSINESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM

YEAR: 2019
Project Close Date: Oct 01, 2019

Renovate building at 408 Commerce Road, Town of Vestal, Broome County, NY 13850 with the intention of being occupied by tenants at completion. Currently unoccupied.

600 High Avenue, LLC (Ideal Nursing Home)

YEAR: 2019
PROJECT STILL OPEN

This project includes the purchase of the Ideal Senior Living Center from a non-profit to a for-profit entity. The Village will receive property tax revenue as a result of this purchase. This property will continue to provide quality and affordable care for those in need of assisted-living and will continue to provide jobs in the health care industry. 

Spark Broome, LLC

YEAR: 2019
PROJECT STILL OPEN

Spark Broome, LLC plans to subdivide and repurpose the vacant former Sears building with a strategic mix of tenants. The former Sears building is a 150,000 S/f two story building that has been vacant since September 2017. Retrofitting these vacant stores are a challenge as the stores are not only old and functionally obsolete but due to the size, there are very few concepts big enough to back fill without subdividing and re-purposing for several unique tenants. This project will take a substantial investment on behalf of Spark Broome, LLC as many of the mechanical such as the HVAC system need total replacement to bring it to today's standards. Common space and corridors will also need be planned and constructed allowing access for multiple tenants and the general public to the building and mall entrances. Spark Broome, LLC has been aggressive with re-imagining the vacant space and has several potential tenants either secured or currently in negotiations. 

Leatherstocking Gas Company

YEAR: 2019
PROJECT STILL OPEN

Construction of a natural gas distribution system (pipeline) in the Town of Windsor. This pipeline will provide natural gas access to the Windsor Central School District as well businesses and residents in the Town. 

L3 Technologies, Inc

YEAR: 2019
PROJECT STILL OPEN

L3 is planning to lease a new facility at 147 Industrial Park Drive to relocate their operations. They will be the sole tenant of this building and will work with the owner on building renovations, including the addition of 20,000 s/f of space, bringing the building total to 100000 sf. L3 has stated their desire to stay in the area and move into a state of the art free standing building.

Carrier Services Group

YEAR: 2019
PROJECT STILL OPEN

Carrier Service Group (CSG) is purchasing the old DOD Hillcrest Depot site as its new World Headquarters location for asset management services. From this location, CSG will offer a complete portfolio of asset management services for its Tier 1 and Tier 2 customers to include such companies as Verizon, Century Link, Frontier, Level 3 and others. CSG has purchased 46 acres, including approximately 400,000 s/f building space. 

M.B. Yonaty Development, LLC - 70-72 Court Street

YEAR: 2019
PROJECT STILL OPEN

A 5 Story mixed-use building with market rate residential on the upper floors 12 Units - 10,387 sqft, possible roof top terrace - 4,564 sqft and commercial spaces 3,345 sqft on the ground level. The anticipate target market is to consist of young professionals, empty nesters, academic professionals, retirees, administrative personnel, government employees, medical professionals, etc.

One North Depot, LLC

YEAR: 2019
PROJECT STILL OPEN
REPORTED TO PARIS

The One North Depot mixed use development is located in downtown Binghamton, NY at 1 North Depot Street. This development project will first and foremost provide affordable commercial space, housing, shared work space, and new green space close to the urban core of Binghamton, NY. The primary long term goals of the project are to attract new jobs, new small business, and to attract and retain skilled workers and local college graduates to the vibrant revitalization of downtown Binghamton. One North Depot will be comprised of at least 5 units {11,000 sq ft) of commercial storefront and office space, over 8,000 sq ft of shared work space for small businesses, and entrepreneurs, 10,000 sq ft of outdoor green space, and 55 units (40,500 sq ft) of residential upper floor housing, mostly In the form of 1 bedroom loft apartments. The 1 bedroom apartments will start at about $695 per month. Work/live packages will be available which will Include both an apartment, and a work space on the lower levels to do business out of. A primary focus of the redevelopment project will be to preserve the historic integrity of the structure. The building on site, 1 N Depot St was built between 1876 and 1885, and is listed on the national register of historic places and Is a local landmark. Preservation of the original exterior brick facade and the orlglnal signage from historic local companies wlll be a priority. A structural analysis of the building has confirmed action needs to be taken now in order to preserve this large historic structure.

Buckingham Manufacturing

YEAR: 2019
Project Close Date: Mar 18, 2019
REPORTED TO PARIS

Buckingham Manufacturing is a local, homegrown company that has been in Broome County for more than 100 years. This project will involve the purchase and renovation of 72 Grosset Ave in the Town of Kirkwood that has sat vacant. Buckingham will move some of its operations to this location, all under one roof. Currently, the company has been leasing space in several locations.

Engineering Manufacturing Technologies (EMT) - Small Business Incentive Program

YEAR: 2018
Project Close Date: Mar 18, 2019

Engineering Manufacturing Technologies (EMT) used its exemption for the acquisition, renovation and refurbishing of 17 Kentucky Avenue, in Endicott, NY.

128 Grand Ave, LLC

YEAR: 2019
Project Close Date: May 09, 2019
REPORTED TO PARIS

The Project involves the demolition of an existing abandoned structure to be supplanted by a modern ground-up development of a three-floor (and subterranean basement space for recreational activities) with 24 residential units comprised of a unit mix of twelve 3-bedroom, six 2-bedroom and six 1-bedroom units. The total square footage is approximately 31,500. The Project Is expected to be constructed with a modern design consistent with those being constructed at the Binghamton University buildings about one block away. The Project will be sprinklered and meet ADA requirements as all other relevant zoning and code requirements, as determined by the Village of Johnson City.

250 Main Street, LLC - Small Business Incentive Program

YEAR: 2019
Project Close Date: Feb 20, 2019

This project is a renovation of a Historical Building built in 1899.  The first floor is commercial and the 2nd & 3rd floor residential 2 bedroom units. All 3 floors will be completely renovated with all new up to date materials. Such as Kitchens and bath, HVAC on each floor, flooring, walls, ceiling, insulation, doors, windows, lighting.

265 Main Street - Small Business Incentive Program

YEAR: 2019
Project Close Date: Jan 17, 2019

Renovation of market rate apartment units and first floor retail space.

Freewheelin ANSCO, LLC (ANSCO Camera Factory)

YEAR: 2018
Project Close Date: Jun 22, 2018
REPORTED TO PARIS

The historic rehabilitation of the former ANSCO Camera Factory into a mixed-use commercial building will revitalize an iconic "anchor asset" in Binghamton's First Ward neighborhood and serve as a catalyst for economic development in west Binghamton. When the rehabilitation is completed, the building will provide the neighborhood with 100 market-rate apartments and 50,000 square feet of commercial space for existing and prospective businesses. The creation of a more business-friendly community in this neighborhood will connect west Binghamton to the Southern Tier Health Sciences and Technology Innovation Park in Johnson City.

DMSC, Inc. Expansion (Dick's Sporting Goods)

YEAR: 2018
Project Close Date: May 23, 2018
REPORTED TO PARIS

Dick's Merchandising & Supply Chain, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., expanded its Conklin, NY Distribution Center by an additional approximately 245,000 square feet for its new e-commerce center.

KMCC Ventures, LLC (Nealon Transportation)

YEAR: 2018
Project Close Date: Feb 23, 2018
REPORTED TO PARIS

The project entails the construction of a 9,000 square foot truck maintenance and corporate headquarters at Pine Camp Road, Kirkwood for KMCC Ventures, LLC. This Project is a direct result of the Dick's Sporting Goods distribution facility project as KMCC was required to relocate to allow DSG to move forward. The company was seeking a new location in both New York and Pennsylvania.

Broome Culinary Realty, LLC

YEAR: 2017
Project Close Date: Dec 29, 2017
REPORTED TO PARIS

The project involves the extensive renovation of the historic Carnegie Library located at 78 Exchange Street, Binghamton, NY into the SUNY Broome Culinary Arts Center. 

100 SaveAround Parkway, LLC

YEAR: 2017
Project Close Date: Nov 20, 2017
REPORTED TO PARIS

The project is to purchase the existing 38,000 sq ft. building located at 100 Emerson Pkwy. Binghamton, NY 13905 in order to accommodate the existing and future growth of SaveAround, Inc. SaveAround will utilize the facility to combine both their corporate office and warehouse.

265 Industrial Park Drive, LLC

YEAR: 2017
Project Close Date: Aug 31, 2017
REPORTED TO PARIS

Acquisition of the entire building 428,020 sqft at 265 Industrial Park, Kirkwood, NY. 

50 Front Street Associates

YEAR: 2017
Project Close Date: Mar 09, 2017
REPORTED TO PARIS

Newman Development Group acquired the former Sheraton Hotel at 50 Front Street in the City of Binghamton. The building was demolished to make way for 50 Front Street Luxury Apartments. This project will provide 122 modern market-rate apartments within walking distance to downtown Binghamton. 50 Front St was ranked a Priority Project by the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council and will be the first new market-rate construction in the city in more than two decades. 

Century Sunrise Redevelopment

YEAR: 2017
Project Close Date: Mar 01, 2017
REPORTED TO PARIS

A mixed-use historic and adaptive reuse of two former Endicott Johnson buildings in Johnson City. This project includes a total of 104 workforce & market-rate apartments and approximately 10,000 square feet of commercial space. These buildings are adjacent to the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences and Decker School of Nursing.

CR Land, LLC (434 Sportsplex)

YEAR: 2017
Project Close Date: Nov 16, 2017
REPORTED TO PARIS

Construction of a multi-use sports complex which will consist of a new 53,280 s/f metal building and site development construction. The building will include space for athletic fields, weight training, batting cages, café, offices, meeting rooms. Site development will consist of 198-space parking lot, walkways and future outdoor fields.

Dick's Merchandising & Supply Chain, Inc.

YEAR: 2016
Project Close Date: Nov 01, 2016
REPORTED TO PARIS

The project entails the construction of an initial 650,000 square foot distribution facility within the Broome Corporate Park in Conklin New York. The project will employ 466 employees within 5 years with a total investment of over $84,000,000.

Woodburn Court

YEAR: 2016
Project Close Date: Sep 14, 2016
REPORTED TO PARIS

Woodburn Court project is an existing 148 unit apartment tower located in Binghamton, New York and built in 1980. The Project consists of an eleven story tower situated on a well-manicured 2.32 acre parcel in downtown Binghamton. The Project is designated for elderly residents and is subject to a Section 8 Housing Assistance Program Contract which covers 147 of the 148 units. 

Pacemaker Steel Piping Company, Inc.

YEAR: 2016
Project Close Date: Jul 20, 2016
REPORTED TO PARIS

Pacemaker Steel and Piping Company, Inc. manufactures and distributes steel, aluminum, pipes, valves and fittings to fabricators, manufacturers and mechanical contractors. Pacemaker is looking to expand operations, they purchased an existing building in the City of Binghamton. Pacemaker intends to acquire, renovate and equip the building. This will enable the company to add product offerings, added value services, expand existing product lines, and expand sales territory in the east and south. 

ADEC Solutions USA, Inc.

YEAR: 2016
Project Close Date: Feb 25, 2016
REPORTED TO PARIS

ADEC Solutions USA, Inc. purchased 56 Broome Corp Parkway from The Agency. The company will renovate the facility and purchase machinery and equipment to meet the needs of its business and individual client needs. ADEC has an existing operation in Deposit and will be expanding at the 56 Broome Corp Parkway location.

The Printing House (Chenango Empire)

YEAR: 2016
Project Close Date: Feb 24, 2016
REPORTED TO PARIS

The Printing House is a three building student housing conversion project in Binghamton NY. The Properties are located in downtown Binghamton, proximate to Binghamton University and the Binghamton central business district. The Project will feature 94 apartments containing 282 rooms that cater to university students and young professionals alike. The Project is designed lo satisfy significant demand for amenitized student housing product within the Binghamton market. The Printing House will offer a premium amenity package which will include free cable and internet access, a state of the art fitness facility, study room, media.room, computer lab, hot tubs, tanning beds, and laundry service. 

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