posted on June 07, 2013 13:04
The Genesee County Economic Development Center has approved four projects totaling approximately $2 million in tax incentives which it says will lead to the retention of 91 jobs and the creation of 22 new ones.
Mega Properties, Inc. (or, Koolatron) is planning a $775,000 investment in its operations. The Canadian company manufactures, markets and distributes various portable thermoelectric cooler parts and components.
A public hearing will be scheduled for this project because it is seeking 190-thousand dollars.
Imagination Industries is seeking to build a 7,015 sq. ft. facility at 8240 Buffalo Road in the town of Bergen totaling nearly $400,000. The multiuse facility will house an indoor firing range, training center, gunsmith services and a laser engraving business.
The GCEDC says the project is able to go forward under the goods and services retail clause under state retail restrictions which means that project is a service that wasn’t previously available in the municipality.
The company is seeking almost $87,000 dollars in tax breaks.
Reinhart Enterprises is planning to repair its facility after flooding this past year and is planning a $206,000 investment to make improvements to its drainage system, parking lot and facility as a whole to attract new office tenants.
The Liberty Street company is seeking $9,800 dollars in tax breaks.
Jackson Square LLC, the former Cars Warehouse which was built around 1880, is proposing to convert the former structure into a mixed-use commercial and residential site.
The City of Batavia is the current owner of building and will transfer the title to the Batavia Development Corporation for sale to Jackson Square LLC.
The company is seeking a sales tax exemption about $28,000 in tax abatements contingent upon Jackson Square, LLC purchasing the building.