GCEDC Considers Two LeRoy Projects worth $10-million

Written by on October 30, 2019

News Release

The Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) board of directors will consider approving incentives for two capital investment projects in the town of Le Roy at the board’s October 31st meeting.

Wright Associates is requesting incentives for a proposed $9.5 million capital project that would include the purchase of an existing 139,000 square foot building on Wright Avenue in Le Roy. The beverage distribution company based in Rochester is seeking approximately $854,452 in mortgage, sales and property taxes. The project would create 125 new full-time jobs in Genesee County.

Wendt Propane Gas Service is requesting incentives in order to build a new 9,600-sf facility at the corner of route 19 and North Rd in the town of Le Roy. The company will be expanding its propane service to local residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers. The company is seeking approximately $120,000 in mortgage, sales and property taxes. The project would create 4 new jobs.

The GCEDC board also will consider accepting an application for incentives from Fraser-Branche Property, LLC which is seeking to purchase and renovate the YWCA building on North Street in the City of Batavia. The company will renovate approximately 67% of the 13,000-sf facility and is proposing to lease back the remainder of the facility to the YWCA and two other existing tenants.

The total project capital investment is $1.4 million. Fraser-Branche Property, LLC is seeking approximately $105,000 in mortgage, sales and property taxes. The project will be part of the Batavia Pathway to Prosperity (BP2) program.

The GCEDC Board meeting will take place on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at its offices on 99 MedTech Drive in Batavia at 4 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.


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