Some interesting business stories from the weeekend...
With all the new buildings and renovations of corporate offices, business writer Stephen T. Watson looked as what companies do with their old stuff - furnitire, decorations, and a WWI airplane, for instance.
Some very interesting companies have started up in Buffalo in recent years, few more so than Liazon. The firm is a pioneer in the insurance exchange trend that Obamacare is bringing to the nation. Ashok Subramanian, a Williamsville native, started the company with two others, Tim Godzich and Alan Cohen. His comments about why Buffalo is a perfect place to start a business are music to the folks promoting the region.
The General Motors plant in Tonawanda opened its doors to the public again and drew thousands.
In the packed gymnasium of Holy Angles Academy on Hertle Avenue on Saturday, local developer Carl Paladino outbid other developers to buy the school. He's not saying what he will do with it, but he says he has a tenant and all it needs is some paint. Could it be a charter school?
-- Grove Potter