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Harborfront hopes, Alec Baldwin is back, HealthNow talks resume and Jamestown is trucking...

From Business Today:

The Buffalo harborfront area may get its first bigDonovan Building  development with a complete makeover of the abandoned Donovan state office building to become the new home for law firm Phillips Lytle. The firm, now occupying 10 percent of the neighboring HSBC Center tower, announced plans to work with Benderson Development to remodel the building. The firm would take the top four floors, with the rest of the building going to retail and office space. Other developers may also bid to do the work.   

Alec Baldwin has somehow emerged as a pitchman for Buffalo area companies. First, he did some commercials for Wegman's grocery stores because his mother in Syracuse loves the store. Now he has been hired by New Era Cap Co. for Alec baldwin an ongoing TV campaign with John Krasinski of "The Office." Baldwin is a Yankees fan, and Krasinski is a Yankees fan. And New Era is the winner. Here are some of the spots.

Contract talks are resuming at Healthnow for the second time since the company locked out about 390 office workers in April when the previous contract expired. Healthnow fin HealthNow Cantillon 5 The insurer is seeking much greater flexibility in using outside contractors ands setting benefits. The union argues that it is being asked to negotiate away jobs.

Regal Service Co., an employee-owned trucking firm, is expanding its facility in Jametown to better serve its main customer, the Cummins diesel engine plant. 

Who is getting hired, promoted and honored?

Speaking about building up... 


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