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Best Places to Work 2023: Winners in the Small Company category

March 17, 2023, 11:36am
Best Places to Work: Small Companies, 25-49 employees

2023's complete Power 250: WNY's most powerful people, No. 1 to No. 250

March 15, 2023
2023's complete Power 250: WNY's most powerful people, No. 1 to No. 250

Arc CEO Frank L Ciminelli II: Platforms like are key to the future of construction

February 27, 2023
With the explosive introduction of new technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence systems, cloud computing, and digital twins, technology adoption continues to evolve and gain steam within the construction industry.

Meet the 2023 finalists for the Best Places to Work in Western New York

January 25, 2023, 11:24am
The entries have been reviewed and the calculations completed. This year, 77 companies will be honored as Best Places to Work finalists at a March 16 celebration at Buffalo RiverWorks.

January 2023 City Scoop: Buffalo

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 2:32pm
One of the largest projects in the region, the new Buffalo Bills stadium, which is set to break ground this year, will put “plenty of eyes” on the Queen City, says Ciminelli. “The size alone makes this project quite demanding. The stadium has the potential to impact both labor and commodity supply chain trends in western New York.”

January 2023 City Scoop: Buffalo

January 24, 2023
One of the largest projects in the region, the new Buffalo Bills stadium, which is set to break ground this year, will put “plenty of eyes” on the Queen City, says Ciminelli.

Michelle Fisher

January 18, 2023
Michelle, a seasoned financial executive with a knack for encouraging effective organizational change, will plan and direct account operations for both the New York and New Jersey divisions of Arc Building Partners.

Contech trends to watch in the new year

January 11, 2023
As builders adapt to economic, supply chain and labor challenges, they’re turning to technology to boost performance.

Arc Building Partners: Taking site logistics planning to the next level with

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 12:13pm
Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, Arc Building Partners is an innovator in the construction industry. Offering an array of services and project delivery models, from construction management to full design-build, has allowed Arc to build a strong reputation and recurring client base in their geographic markets.

Gilbane | Turner in Association with 34 Group Selected to Build New Stadium for the Buffalo Bills

Friday, November 3, 2022, 4:05am
Buffalo-based joint-venture team committed to driving diverse and local business opportunities through the new stadium project

Boston Billiard Club & Casino adds first gaming machines as Delaware North completes purchase

Thursday, November 2, 2022, 2:35pm
Charitable casino in Nashua, N.H., launches first phase of what will be more than 300 historical horse racing gaming machines.

Renovation as Transformation

Monday, August 1, 2022, 2:25am
Undertaking capital improvements is never simple. From member input and feedback to financing the project to any and all issues that can—and will—crop up.

The 2022 Brick by Brick Awards: 46 projects won our judges over

Thursday, July 7, 2022, 3:26pm
Diverse projects were named the 46 finalists for this year’s Brick by Brick awards, presented annually by Buffalo Business First and sponsored by Evans Bank and Phillips Lytle LLP.

Housing Authority of the City of Elizabeth Commemorates Opening of E’Port Family Homes Apartments with Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Thursday, May 26, 2022, 10:21am
On Tuesday, the Housing Authority of the City of Elizabeth (HACE) was joined by community leaders for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of E’Port Family Homes Apartments.

Largest Buffalo General Contractors 2022

Friday, May 20, 2022, 11:40am
Ranked by Gross local billing

Equity, Workforce Development, Fresh Food, Housing: CannonDesign Projects Named 2022 Fast Company World Changing Ideas

Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 12:00pm
We are thrilled to share that both the D’Youville University Health Professions Hub and 201 Ellicott have been named to Fast Company’s prestigious 2022 World Changing Ideas list.

First look: A peek inside the Buffalo AKG Art Museum

Friday, April 15, 2022, 7:34am
The transformation taking place at the art museum on Elmwood Avenue is on track to be complete by spring 2023.

Power 250: Countdown continues with Nos. 200 to 160

Tuesday, March 1, 2022, 10:00am
Welcome to the 10th annual Power 250 list of powerful people in Western New York.

Roswell, Ciminelli ready to start $23 million Amherst project

Monday, February 28, 2022, 4:53am
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has set an April date to begin construction on its new Amherst location - the Roswell Park Scott Bieler Amherst Center.

Newark opens housing center for residents without permanent addresses

Saturday, February 5, 2022 11:00am
On Feb. 2, Mayor Ras J. Baraka opened the Miller Street Pathways to Housing Center at 47 Miller St., a new shelter and support center for Newark’s residents without permanent addresses.

Building Hollywood in Buffalo

Thursday, January 27, 2022, 6:24pm
Movie magic is on its way to Buffalo and a behind the scenes look at how a new film studio is in the works in the Queen City.

Expanded Catawba Two Kings Casino pre-launch facility opens with 500 additional gaming machines

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 10:00am
An expanded pre-launch facility with an additional 500 gaming machines – including electronic table games offering blackjack, roulette, craps and baccarat – opened last week at the Catawba Two Kings Casino in Kings Mountain, N.C. Delaware North is a consultant to the Catawba Nation, which owns the gaming property.

In downtown Buffalo, a surface parking lot gives way to affordable housing and mobility hub

Friday, December 10th, 2021 11:00am
Located on the eastern edge of downtown Buffalo, the CannonDesign-designed 201 Ellicott development features 201 units of affordable housing, a mobility hub, and a large market specializing in fresh, locally sourced food.

Construction Watch: AK360

Monday, November 29th, 2021 9:35 am
Construction continues at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery for an underground parking garage and a 30,000 sq.ft. museum wing.

2021 Giants 400 Report: Ranking the largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms in the U.S.

Saturday, October 30th 2021 11:00am
The 2021 Giants 400 Report includes more than 130 rankings across 25 building sectors and specialty categories.

Builders form partnership to target I-95 market

Tuesday, October 19th 2021 11:00am
Arc Building Partners and Pioneer Construction and Development Company have announced the formation of a strategic partnership that will allow both companies to actively expand their services portfolio and market presence across the Northeastern U.S. and beyond.

Arc Building Partners, Pioneer Construction and Development Company Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Complex, Fast-Track Construction Projects in New England Region and Beyond

Tuesday, October 19th 2021 10:00am
Buffalo, NY/Morristown, NJ-based construction management firm formalizes agreement with Fitchburg, MA-headquartered operation to jointly enhance companies’ reach, offerings, expertise, and capabilities

Braymiller Market: “The Little Market That Could”

Thursday, September 16th 2021 10:14 am
Ciminelli, ARC Building Partners, Cannon Design, Green, the Braymiller team, and all of the rest of the design, development, and operational partners have done a splendid job with this fresh Buffalo offering

Mayor Fulop joins the Archdiocese of Newark to Break Ground on New St. Lucy’s Homeless Housing & Support Services Site

Friday, September 10th 2021 12:00 pm
Today, Mayor Fulop joined the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, Catholic Charities, City Council members, Claremont Development, and Arc Building Partners to officially begin construction on a brand new, 60,000 square foot homeless services facility located along Grove Street, between 15th and 16th Streets.

Brick by Brick: Adaptive reuse winner and finalists

Friday, July 30th 2021 6:00 am
Each year, Buffalo Business First honors the best in real estate, construction and development in Western New York. Here are the finalists in the adaptive reuse category and the project that took home top honors.

The Silo City Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment Project

Tuesday, July 20th 2021 12:23 pm
The Silo City Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment project— overseen by @NYSDEC— is extraordinary. Soon, public space, businesses and housing will fill the formerly derelict properties, all while preserving Buffalo’s history.

Somerset Brownstones, a 60-unit affordable housing development, opens in Newark

Thursday, July 15th 2021 12:00 pm
Somerset Brownstones is the type of housing development Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has long sought for the city: A mix of 2- and 3-bedroom units, all of which are reserved for families struggling to find suitable housing because of their finances.

Catawba Nation, Delaware North celebrate opening of Catawba Two Kings Casino pre-launch facility

Tuesday, July 6th 2021 12:00 pm
The Catawba Two Kings Casino pre-launch facility in Kings Mountain, N.C., opened to the public on July 1 after Catawba Nation Chief Bill Harris cut a ceremonial ribbon with tribal, local and state government leaders, as well as leadership from Delaware North, the project’s consultant.

Public art mural coming to 201 Ellicott project

Tuesday, June 8th 2021 11:00am
A large-scale mural is coming to a new affordable housing project in downtown Buffalo as part of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery's public art initiative.

"Topping Out" ceremony at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery marked an incredible milestone

Saturday, June 5th 2021 12:00 pm
Today's "Topping Out" ceremony at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery marked an incredible milestone for all those who have been involved in the AK360 expansion project. To have our team in attendance with the many others who are working to bring this new architectural wonder to life was an honor.

Bringing the Silo City Vision to Reality

Thursday, June 3rd 2021 10:45 am
If you thought you would live to see Buffalo’s grain complexes turned into residences, you are probably one of a local handful.

New Day, Big Investment at Bally’s Atlantic City

Wednesday, June 2nd 2021 12:00 pm
It was the November purchase of Bally’s Atlantic City by the former Twin River Worldwide Holdings that prompted the Rhode Island-based operator to change its name from Twin River to Bally’s Corp. The company will rebrand 15 former Twin River properties with the Bally’s name. A big part of that transformation is the revival of what is now the operator’s flagship property, Bally’s Atlantic City.

New Day, Big Investment at Bally’s Atlantic City

Wednesday, June 2nd 2021 11am
It was the November purchase of Bally’s Atlantic City by the former Twin River Worldwide Holdings that prompted the Rhode Island-based operator to change its name from Twin River to Bally’s Corp.

$63 million UBMD complex, 'linchpin' for Amherst Central Park plans, gets approval

Friday, May 21st 2021 11:00am
As soon as fall 2022, MRIs will replace RBIs when a $63 million medical and surgery complex opens on land now home to parkland and sports fields in Amherst’s Audubon neighborhood.

Largest Buffalo general contractors 2021

Friday, May 14th 2021 6:00am
Arc named one of Buffalo's largest contractors in Buffalo Business First.

Roswell Park moves ahead with $23M expansion

Wednesday, May 12th 2021 7:00am
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has solidified its plans to move its suburban chemotherapy infusion clinic to a new site in a $23 million project.

Braymiller Market slated to open in downtown Buffalo

Thursday, May 6th 2021 11:00am
Downtown Buffalo's first grocery store focused on fresh produce is expected to open in less than two months.

Claremont eyes debut of 240-unit apartment community in Park Ridge

Friday, April 2nd 2021 11:00am
Claremont Development is set to unveil a new 240-unit luxury multifamily project in Park Ridge, offering a downtown location and immediate access to the borough’s train station.

These seven downtown projects under construction total $185M

Friday, April 23rd 2021 9:37am
More than a few construction projects have moved forward while most of the downtown workforce has been working from home.

Phase Two at Silo City: Perot Malthouse

Saturday, April 17th, 2021 12:03am
Generation Development Group, LLC is advancing plans to convert a second structure at Silo City.

Construction Watch: 201 Ellicott

Friday, April 2nd 2021 10:15am
Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation’s development at 201 Ellicott is taking its final form. The two-building project is replacing a surface parking lot located between the central library and Metro Transportation Center.

Thought Leaders: We are in a better place than we were one year ago

Tuesday, Mar 26th 2021 6:00am
Development interests remain cautious about projects moving forward.

Employee Appreciation Week at Silo City

Tuesday, Mar 23rd 2021 9:00am
In early March, President & CEO Frank L Ciminelli II, delivered lunches to our team at the Silo City jobsite for Employee Appreciation week.

Frank Ciminelli Recognized as Construction & Development Leader in WNY

Thursday, Feb 25th 2021 9:00am
We are honored that Arc Building Partners' President and CEO, Frank Ciminelli, was selected as one of Buffalo Business First's Power 250 leaders in Western New York for 2021. Congratulations to this years' Power 250 individuals, your leadership is helping to shape the future of our community.

Mayor Ras J. Baraka Announces Renovations to Convert Former Miller Street Elementary School into Shelter

Thursday, Feb 25th 2021 7:03 am
Today, Mayor Ras J. Baraka of the City of Newark announced the development of the Miller Street Pathways to Housing Center in partnership with Claremont Development and Arc Building Partners. It is expected to open in the fall of 2021.

Arc Building Partners nominated for Buffalo Business First's Best Places to Work in WNY

Wed, Feb 24th 2021 12:00 pm
Arc Building Partners is honored to have been nominated by our team as one of Buffalo Business First's Best Places to Work in WNY!

Partnership between Allegheny Millwork and Arc Building Partners ends in sweet success

Thursday, Feb 17th 2021 12: 00pm
Take a look at the recently completed Sugar Factory LLC.

Arc Building Partners President & CEO, Frank Ciminelli, featured as one of the 89 people making a difference in building WNY in Buffalo's Business First

Friday, Jan 29th 2021 6:00 am
We are proud of our President & CEO, Frank Ciminelli, for being featured as one of the 89 people making a difference in building WNY. Arc is grateful for the opportunities to work alongside our clients & partners to make an impact in our community!

Puleo joins Arc Building Partners to lead construction firm's New Jersey office

Wed, Jan 27th 2021 7:26am
We are excited to announce James Puleo has joined Arc Building Partners to lead our NJ office as our Executive Vice President and Regional Manager! Please join us in welcoming James to our team!

Arc Recognized as “Top Contractor”

Sun, Nov 29th 2020 12:00pm
Building Design + Construction Magazine honored Arc as a "Top Contractor" in 2020.

Arc Builds “Workplace of the Future” For CannonDesign

Wed, Nov 18th 2020 12:00pm
Arc partnered with CannonDesign to build and implement the creative framework for their new offices in the heart of downtown Buffalo.

Twin River Casino Welcomes New Tenant After Renovation

Tue, Nov 10th 2020 12:00pm
The Twin River Casino showcases a new Italian restaurant in its newly renovated space. Arc oversaw the construction and reimaging of the Twin River Casino property.

Breathing New Life into Historic Silo City

Tue, Nov 17th 2020 12:00pm
Arc joins the development team as general contractor for the $65M Silo City conversion that includes apartment, office and art gallery space.

Spot Light is on Buffalo - 1st Hollywood Movie Studio slated for construction in WNY 2021!

Fri, Oct 30th 2020 06:00am
As a partner in launching Western New York’s first Hollywood film studio, Arc will facilitate construction of the $75M project in 2021.

Arc NJ office moves to Morristown, New Jersey!

Wed, Sep 2th 2020 12:00pm
The New Jersey headquarters provides joint office space to Arc and Claremont Development to better serve their customers located in northern New Jersey and New York City.

St Peter University Invests in New Dorms, Athletic Center for Students

Thu, Aug 6th 2020 12:00pm
Arc begins construction on new student housing and athletic center renovations for St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ.

Arc Honored As a Top Contractor; Frank Ciminelli Talks COVID-19’s Impact on Construction Industry

Tue, Jun 30th 2020 12:00pm
Arc ranked #39 in Engineering News-Record New York's 2020 Top Contractors Survey. Arc’s President & CEO Frank Ciminelli discusses how the pandemic has impacted the construction industry alongside other top executives.

Arc Community Outreach Throughout COVID-19

Fri, Apr 24th 2020 12:00 pm
As COVID-19 has had deep effects on our communities, Arc Building Partners understands how important it is to give back to those who need it during these times.

Performing Arts Center Expansion Expected for Late '20

Tue, Mar 31st 2020 12:00pm
A major expansion planned for the New Jersey City University Performing Arts Center is expected to bread ground at the end of 2020.

Owner Communication Regarding COVID-19 as of 3/19/2020

Thu, Mar 10th 2020 12:00 pm
As we monitor the impacts of the spread of COVID-19, we want to share what Arc Building Partners is doing to protect the well-being of those we employ directly and indirectly - our employees, the tradespeople onsite alike - while balancing our role as stewards of our projects on behalf of our clients

Construction Leaders Build Coalition to Support Warm Up WNYDrive

Mon, Feb 10th 2020 09:00 am
Large collection of local contractors supporting initiative launched by NYS Senator Tim Kennedy to collect 10,000 blankets for young patients at Oishei Children's Hospital.

Crews Break Ground on 1st Grocery Store in Downtown Buffalo

Tue, Jan 28th 2020 12:00pm
Arc begins construction on a new addition to downtown Buffalo – it’s first ever grocery store. The project also includes 201 affordable apartments on the 2.5 acre site.

Arc Named 2019 Construction Company of the Year

Fri, Dec 20th 2019 1:03am
Buffalo Business First awards Arc the top honor of 2019’s Construction Company of the Year.

Arc Building Partners, Claremont Companies Enter Strategic Partnership to Deliver Complex, Fast-Track Construction Projects

Mon, Jun 17th 2019 08:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Arc Building Partners and Claremont Companies have entered into a strategic partnership agreement that will bolster Claremont's construction capabilities and enable Arc Building Partners to expand into the New York/New Jersey metropolitan market.

WGRZ-TV City Shaper: Gail Ettaro, Arc Building Partners Vice President of Business Operations

Tue, Mar 26th 2019 08:00 am
In March, WGRZ profiled Gail Ettaro, Vice President of Business Operations for Arc Building Partners. The story highlights Ettaro's work to grow the company and support our community, especially the Warm Up WNY blanket drive for John R. Oishei Children's Hospital.

Construction Leaders Build Coalition to Support Warm Up WNY Drive

Fri, Feb 15th 2019 02:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Local construction companies are teaming up to support #WarmUpWNY, an initiative launched by Senator Tim Kennedy to collect new blankets for children at Oishei Children's Hospital(OCH).Arc Building Partners, Allied Mechanical, D.V.Brown & Associates, Ferguson Electric and Mader Construction have joined forces to help push the drive toward its goal of 10, 000 blankets collected.

Buffalo Bills Training Center Expansion Project

Mon, Aug 13th 2018 09:00 am
National construction management firm's selection comes as it completes renovation project inside the team's home stadium, New Era Field.

First quarter update: New Era Field suites makeover on target

Tue, Apr 10th 2018 11:40 am
First quarter update: New Era Field suites makeover on target.

Arc Building Partners Establishes New Corporate Headquarters

Thu, Mar 22nd 2018 11:15 am
Arc Building Partners Establishes New Corporate Headquarters within City of Buffalo's Central Business District.

Construction Industry Leaders Come Together to Support Warm Up WNY

Thu, Feb 22nd 2018 03:00 pm
Drive launched by Senator Kennedy to gather blankets for Oishei Children's Hospital gains additional boost from local contractors.

Arc Building Partners to Lead Renovations of New Era Field Premium Areas

Wed, Dec 27th 2017 04:30 pm
Buffalo Bills owners to invest in stadium upgrades to be complete by start of 2018 season.

Arc Building Partners

Thu, Aug 31st 2017 10:00 am
Frank L. Ciminelli II Announces Launch of New Construction Management Firm—Arc Building Partners Innovative company venture will build on vast industry experience and focus on complex project deliveries