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Two SWBR Team Members Honored by AIA Rochester

October 11, 2023

Member News SWBR is pleased to announce that Lisa Fingar, CPSM, and Liz Reynolds, AIA have both been recognized by American Institute of Architects (AIA) Rochester chapter. Business Development Director Fingar has been recognized as one of the Volunteers of the Year. The annual award honors chapter members and volunteers who go above and beyond…

New ESL Business Banking Survey Shows Positive Outcomes in 2023

October 11, 2023

Member News 75 Percent of Businesses in the Greater Rochester region are on track to meet or surpass their 2023 expectations¬†¬† ROCHESTER, N.Y. – October 10, 2023 – In its 2023 Greater Rochester Small Business Economic Climate Update, ESL Federal Credit Union found that 75 percent of small businesses in the Greater Rochester region are…

CDS Monarch Announces Groundbreaking On $16 Million Affordable Housing Development in Hillsborough County, Florida

October 11, 2023

Member News Baytown Apartments near the Town’ n Country and Westchase Neighborhoods Will Create 30 Affordable and Energy Efficient 1- and 2-bedroom Units, Including 15 with Supportive Services WEBSTER, NY – October 11, 2023 – CDS Monarch today announced that construction has begun on Baytown Apartments, an over $16 million affordable housing development near the…

MicroEra Power Selected for U.S. Department of Energy SBIR Grant

October 11, 2023

Member News MicroEra Power is developing a critical thermal energy storage solution in support of building electrification of heat and the transition to a renewable-intensive grid. We are pleased to announce selection by the U.S. Dept. of Energy for a prestigious Phase2 Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant which supports a fielded demonstration of our…

DePaul Lock 7 Apartments Recognized as Project of the Year Upstate by NYSAFAH

October 11, 2023

Member News SWBR is pleased to announce that DePaul Lock 7 Apartments in Oswego, NY has been recognized as the 2023 Upstate Project of the Year by the New York State Association for Affordable Housing Association (NYSAFAH). The prestigious awards program recognizes excellence in design, financing, construction, affordability, community need, supportive services, and energy efficiency…

5th Annual City of Rochester Roc Holiday Village Presented by Five Star Bank Opens December 1st for 17 Days of Holiday Festivities!

October 10, 2023

Member News Construction Begins October 16 Story Time Tickets on Sale October 28 at 1 PM Cozy Igloo Tickets on Sale November 4 at 10 AM Rochester, NY – Oct. 10, 2023 -The fifth annual City of Rochester Roc Holiday Village presented by Five Star Bank opens at 4 p.m. Friday, December 1 through December…

Brand-Building Firm, 29 Design Studio is Now Agency 29

October 10, 2023

Member News Rochester, NY, October 10, 2023 – 29 Design Studio, a leader in food, beverage, and agriculture marketing in Upstate New York, has rebranded to Agency 29. The seed for the firm was planted sixteen years ago when the agency began as a freelance effort to provide design services to clients in all industries.…


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