Originally Published in Buffalo RisingJanuary 7, 2019BY WCPerspective 

Downtown development this year was not one for the record books. The bar was set high last year when several large projects including the Oshei Children’s Hospital and UB Medical School opened their doors. Ten projects were completed in 2018, fourteen were announced, and eighteen are currently under construction. With the curtain closed on 2018, below is a recap of the development activity that occurred in the downtown area last year.


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Weirton Daily Times
August 23, 2018
Craig Howell

WEIRTON — Efforts to prepare and market former industrial property in Weirton is continuing, according to a representative of the Northern West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center assisting in the development of the Weirton Area Reuse Plan.

Anna Withrow recently addressed Weirton Council on the status of the Reuse Plan, which is being developed through the work of the City of Weirton, the Frontier Group of Companies and the Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle, with …

In December 2010, Frontier Group through its FFZ Holdings, LLC. and Great Lakes Industrial Development entity closed a transaction with Arcelor Mittal Steel to purchase the former Bethlehem Steel Galvanizing Plant, Cold Mill and Hot Mill facilities and approximately 150 acres of land on Route 5 straddling the City of Lackawanna, NY and the Village of Hamburg, NY.

Upon closing the deal, the complex was renamed Steel Works Industrial Park and immediately began utility and facility stabilization, environmental remediation, asbestos abatement and …

This 100-acre site of the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Mill, Mingo Junction Steel Works offers a broad range of exceptional opportunities for manufacturing, warehouse, distribution, pipe laydown, railroad siding as well as other light industrial operations, in an ideal location in the Ohio Valley along the borders of Ohio and West Virginia.

For more information, contact Bryce Custer, with NAI Spring, commercial agent:
Bryce Custer
NAI Spring
4607 Cleveland Avenue NW
Canton, OH United States 44709
(p) 330-418-9287 | (m) 330-418-9287 | (f) 330-433-1024

The Weirton Industrial Park includes 1300 acres along the Ohio River at the Ohio-West Virginia borders. With proximity to Steubenville and Mingo Junction, the Weirton Industrial Park is ideal for industrial and commercial development. The site also offers facilities appropriate for Slag Processing, Warehousing, Frack Water and Pipe Lay down, along with Barge Access, Railroad Scales, and Railroad Siding. The site also includes Brown’s Island with bridge access from the east.

Weirton Industrial Park is zoned for heavy industry …

Formerly a power generation plant for American Electric Power, this 58-acre industrial site offers great river access and is located in the heart of the Marcellus and Utica shale formations. Moundsville Industrial Park is the latest addition to the Frontier Groups portfolio of industrial and commercial sites along the Ohio River corridor that runs along the border of West Virginia and Ohio. Moundsville Industrial Park offers riverfront access and considerable barge cell capacity.

Former AEP Krammer Power Facility
Located at mile marker …

In keeping with our mission of smart re-use and redevelopment with an emphasis on historic preservation, FGC has created a unique plan for 441 Ohio Street in Buffalo New York.

Situated on the Buffalo River, Buffalo River Landing was home to an industrial freight house for goods shipped on the Great Lakes. The property will be transformed into 78 residential units, with 62 being one-bedroom units and 16 being two-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units will average 900 square feet while the …

FGC along with developer Savarino Companies, LLC is transforming the 500 Seneca Street building into a 268,000 square foot mixed-use facility. Situated in a prime location at the edge of Buffalo NY’s emerging Larkin district, the property will be home to multiple Class A offices, a business incubator, and climate controlled flexible storage space for tenants.
The facility, rich with history, once housed the world’s largest paper box manufacturer, one of the largest employers in Buffalo, and more recently, New Era …

ENC Holdings

The Frontier Group of Companies is a partner in the properties of ENC Holdings, an entity owning a portfolio of office buildings, several restaurants on Mississippi Street in Buffalo New York, two charter schools, and an archives storage facility.

26 Mississippi Street
Buffalo, NY

Four-story 18,000 square foot Class A office building located in the Historical Cobblestone District in the heart of downtown Buffalo.

30 Mississippi Street
Buffalo, NY

Originally a truck terminal and storage facility, the building was fully restored and renovated in 2005. 30 …

FGC has plans to transform a vacant, 94,675-square-foot warehouse at 550 Seneca St. into a complex anchored by 41 apartments. The warehouse, which dates back to the early 1900s, has been used for a number of industrial purposes including serving as a storage center for auto parts and also a furniture warehouse. It has been mostly vacant for more than a decade.

The project will serve as a key residential bridge between downtown and the Larkin District and play off of …