Catholic Health Heading Downtown

October 5, 2012 Updated Oct 5, 2012 at 7:26 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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October 5, 2012 Updated Oct 5, 2012 at 7:26 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Catholic Health plans to build new administrative headquarters in downtown Buffalo. The exact site hasn't been revealed, but Business First sources say it is in the Elm-Oak corridor.

A report in today's Business First says that could spur new development downtown. As many as 700 people could work in the building. Such a development would bridge the central business district and the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Catholic Health says it wants to be part of downtown redevelopment, noting that there is a lot of energy there.

What a summer for ice cream! Perry's Ice Cream Co. is projecting record revenues for 2012. The company is 94 years old! Company officials say they to close the year with 10 percent growth, with top line revenues approaching $85 million. Perry's new snack-food division is also growing.

Congratulations are going out to more than twenty business leaders.
Business First hosted the inaugural Buffalo 612' Awards yesterday, recognizing C-Level executives. Buffalo is 612 feet above sea level and C-Level executives like CEOs are the leaders above their organizations.

Citizens Bank and The Bonadio Group sponsored the event. Mark Hamister received the lifetime achievement award.

You can read more about the winners in today's Business First.