Development

The latest development news from around the Town of Cheektowaga and the Village of Sloan.

Demolition work has started on the Garden Village Plaza site off French Road on July 25, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Garden Village Plaza being demolished

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Demolition work on the former Garden Village Plaza has begun ahead of a scheduled fall start date according to Councilmember James Rogowski.Demolition...
Villa Maria Academy on February 27, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Former Villa Maria Academy site to become apartment complex

CHEEKTOWAGA - An ambitious plan to rehabilitate the shuttered Villa Maria Academy at 600 Doat Street was presented to Cheektowaga elected officials Tuesday afternoon.Sixty-six apartments...
Chick-fil-A site plans submitted to the Town of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

FBI raids developer with Cheektowaga Chick-fil-A ties

ROCHESTER - Several media outlets are reporting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the Perinton offices of developer Robert Morgan Monday morning.FBI spokeswoman...

Benderson looks to build a Wendy’s on Walmart outparcel

CHEEKTOWAGA - Benderson Development Company has submitted plans to the Town of Cheektowaga seeking permission to erect a fast food restaurant on an outparcel of land...
Chick-fil-A site plans submitted to the Town of Cheektowaga. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Planning Board to review Chick-fil-A plans

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Planning Board will review the site plan and special use permit for the new Chick-fil-A restaurant at their upcoming...
The vacant Dunkin' Donuts location at 3497 Union Road will soon reopen as Popeyes.

Popeyes chicken to open Cheektowaga location in July

CHEEKTOWAGA - A downstate restaurant group is renovating a vacant Dunkin' Donuts location on Union Road to for its fourth Popeyes Louisiana Chicken location in...
In this file photo, Doyle firefighters fight a grass fire along the portion of Mansion Street that businessman Bernard Dipizio wants to acquire from the Town of Cheektowaga.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dipizio asks to takeover a town street while having $275k in tax arrears

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Town Board is not moving forward with a local businessman's request to have the town transfer a portion of Mansion...
The former Manor Oak Nursing Home at 3600 Harlem Road may soon become housing for low-income seniors. (Jim Herr/ Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Former Manor Oak Nursing Home to become low-income senior housing

CHEEKTOWAGA - A $19 million project to transform the former Manor Oak nursing home on Harlem Road is picking up steam.The Town of Cheektowaga...

Second Chick-fil-A restaurant to open on Transit Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga is getting a second Chick-fil-A restaurant and it will be built in front of the Wegmans plaza at Transit and Losson Roads...
The Garden Village Plaza seen on February 22, 2017, will soon be demolished to make way for a 355,000 sq ft. warehouse and distribution complex. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Transformation for Cheektowaga’s Garden Village Plaza

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Work to transform the old Garden Village Plaza site into a warehouse and distribution complex will begin soon after the Erie...