Pilgrim Village Associates III, L.P. - Public Hearing

Wed Mar 29th, 2017 - 11 to 11:15 am
At ECIDA Offices, 95 Perry Street, 4th Floor Conference Room, Buffalo, NY 14203


            Pursuant to Article 18-A of NYS General Municipal Law, the Erie County Industrial Development Agency (the "Agency") will hold a public hearing on March 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Agency's offices located at 95 Perry Street, Suite 403, Buffalo, New York 14203 regarding:

Pilgrim Village Associates III, L.P., Pilgrim Village Associates IV, L.P. and Campus Square Housing Development Fund Company, Inc. and/or Individual(s) or Affiliate(s), Subsidiary(ies), or Entity(ies) formed or to be formed on its/their behalf (the "Company"), has submitted an application to the Agency (a copy of which is on file at the office of the Agency) requesting the Agency to undertake a certain project (the "Project") consisting of: (i) an approximately 12+/- acre parcel of land (the "Land") located at 1100 Michigan Avenue and 903 Ellicott Street in the City of Buffalo, Erie County and the improvements thereon currently known as Pilgrim Village Apartments (the "Existing Improvements"); (ii) the demolition of 5 existing buildings comprising 25 affordable units, (iii) rehabilitation by the Company of the 57 remaining affordable units, (iv) the construction on the Land of a six-story apartment complex comprised of 92 affordable units to be owned by the Company and 69 other units consisting of 14 affordable units and 55 market-rate units and 42,000+/- SF of commercial space and site improvements for which Agency assistance is not being sought to be owned by Trammell Campus Square, LLC or an affiliate thereof (the "Improvements"), all to constitute a residential rental project consisting of 218 rental units and related amenities; (v) the acquisition of and installation in the Facility of various machinery, equipment and furnishings (the "Equipment" and together with the Land, the Existing Improvements, and the Improvements, the "Facility").   

The Agency contemplates that it will provide financial assistance to the Company for qualifying portions of the Project in the form of sales and use tax exemptions consistent with the policies of the Agency.

A representative of the Agency will be present at the above-stated time and place to present a copy of the Application and hear and accept written and oral comments from all persons with views in favor of or opposed to the proposed financial assistance. Written comments may be submitted at this public hearing or delivered to the Agency at 95 Perry Street, Suite 403, Buffalo, NY 14203 until the comment period closes on April 25, 2017.  The project application is available for public inspection at the Agency's offices Monday through Friday (excluding public holidays) from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.).

 This public hearing is being conducted in accordance with Subdivision 2 of Section 859-a of the New York General Municipal Law. 

Click here for a copy of the application (PDF)

Click here for a copy of the transcript (PDF)

If you would like to submit a comment regarding the project, please use the form below.  Alternately, you mail also e-mail us directly at info@ecidany.com.  Comments will be accepted up until April 25, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  

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