Development

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

Life Storage at 3154 Union Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Union Road Life Storage proposes three-story new build

CHEEKTOWAGA - Life Storage at 3154 Union Road has petitioned the town seeking permission to modify their site to improve their business.Timothy MacVittie of Life...
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...
The site plan for the new warehouse and distribution complex at the Garden Village Plaza calls for a total of 355,00 sq ft. new space. (ECIDA Photo)

Town Council approves modifications to Gardenvillage redevelopment plan

CHEEKTOWAGA - A modified site plan to reduce the footprint of a proposed warehouse/office building at the new Gardenvillage Plaza development was approved by the town...

Woodside Villas project granted green light by town board

CHEEKTOWAGA – The town board approved an Elma developer's luxury apartment complex along the 4700 block of Transit Road.Young Development Inc.'s site plan was accepted at...
The Famous Dave’s Barbecue restaurant at 1753 Walden Avenue closed their doors for good. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rochester developer buys Chick-fil-A site for $2.3 million

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Rochester developer is the new owner of the property on which Western New York's first Chick-fil-A restaurant will be built.Morgan Cheektowaga LLC...
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...
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...
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 former Garden Village Plaza seen on February 22, 2017, will be redeveloped as part of a new 355,000 sq ft. warehouse and distribution complex. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Rats a concern of Garden Village Plaza neighbors

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Neighbors surrounding the Garden Village Plaza have growing concerns that they will face an influx in rats once demolition work begins...
Gary Smith of Parrone Engineering explains the DePaul Properties project to the Cheektowaga Town Board. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

DePaul Properties project expected to get the green light

CHEEKTOWAGA - The project by DePaul Properties to erect 95 new apartments on Old Union Road is expected to move forward following a public...