From Business Today:
The Cyclorama Building will be vacant no more. Lumsden & McCormick LLP, one of the area's largest independent certified public accounting firms, has signed a 15-year lease for the 26,000-square-foot building. The accounting firm is currently in the Brisbane Building at 403 Main Street, but will make the move to 369 Franklin Street in July. The building is owned by Frank Ciminelli.
Eberl Iron Works, founded in 1923 in Buffalo, is now in its third generation of
family ownership. Two cousins, Nora E. Eberl and John C. Eberl are taking the reins. Nora is the company's new chief financial officer, while John is the company's new chief executive officer. Their grandfathers were Eberl's founders. The company makes metal framing, struts and custom commerical sheet metal.
M&T Bank Corp. won 12 Excellence Awards for Small Business Banking in the 2011 study by Connecticut -based Greenwich Associates. It received more awards than any other bank included in the study--and there were 750 of them. M&T Bank has been rated the nation's best bank for small companies, according to the businesses surveyed.
New bankruptcy cases in Buffalo and Rochester were down by only
2.1 percent in January. Filings fell 20 percent last year, but seem to be leveling off.
There were 425 petitions last month, down from 434 a year ago, according to the Bankruptcy Court. It's the second lowest January total in more than 10 years.
Car lovers start your engines. The Buffalo Auto Show starts today.
Who is getting hired, promoted and honored?