End of Winter Update: Construction Projects in Rochester (and surrounding areas)

It was a cold and snowy winter, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of the LeFrois construction crew. Between breaking ground on new projects, welcome new tenants, and getting closer to completion on a handful of properties around Rochester, there’s plenty to look forward to in our great city. Here’s a rundown of our recent […]

Commercial Construction Process (Start to Finish)

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Are you considering constructing a new building? You might feel overwhelmed as you try to think through everything that’s involved. And if you haven’t decided whether to remodel, expand, or build new it might be hard to see the big picture. As a general contractor in Rochester and Florida, we’ve partnered with many project owners […]

9 Signs It’s Time for New Office Space

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If your company is struggling to increase productivity and acquire new business due to structural reasons, you might need to update your office. Below are some red flags that indicate it’s time to invest in a change before declining productivity and business deals lead to lower profits. 1. OVERCROWDED / LACK OF SPACE Is your […]

Commercial Real Estate Construction: Remodel, Expand OR Build?

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Are you considering commercial real estate construction? As a business leader, you’re going to experience change. Changes such as the evolution of your products/services, new talent and employee turnover, and new technology will influence the way your business operates. With these may also come a need for facility changes. Facility changes could mean a difference […]

Advantages of Mixed-Use Buildings

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The early 2000’s saw hundreds of mixed-use buildings erected across the country, as builders and developers sought to find new ways to blend urban style living with walkable communities. Mixed-use buildings are a combination of residential and non-residential buildings, ranging from a single building to an entire neighborhood. When done right, mixed-use developments promote improvements […]

Commercial Real Estate Trends in Rochester

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Overview Rochester, New York’s third largest metropolitan area with a population of 1.1 million, sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario. The community is centrally located in the Northeastern United States and enjoys a close proximity to global business centers such as Toronto, New York City, and Boston. A city that used to be […]

IDEX Project Will Add 34 Photonics Jobs to Rochester

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LeFrois Builders and Developers is proud to partner with IDEX Health & Science to build their $14M, 100,000-SF “Optical Center of Excellence” for manufacturing at our John Street property in Henrietta. The project will create 34 new full-time jobs in Rochester, and keep 186 jobs in New York. State & Local Support Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

LeFrois Helps Keep Jobs in Rochester with Paychex Expansion

Calkins Road Business Park

LeFrois Builders and Developers is pleased to announce that Paychex Inc. will be relocating some offices to our Calkins Road Business Park in Henrietta, which is expected to add 625 new jobs to Rochester in our business park. Governor Andrew Cuomo made the announcement about the 5-year, $58.4 million expansion at his visit to Henrietta […]

Groundbreaking for 1 Million-SF Business Park in Plant City, FL

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On June 13, 2017, LeFrois-owned company Central Florida Development (CFD) broke ground on their next business park in Central Florida, Central Florida Commerce Center. 1 Million-SF of Space for Manufacturing, Distribution, Office The new 72-acre park is located on County Line Road, just south of I-4. The location allows businesses to reach Florida’s growing population, […]

5 Desirable Office Space Amenities

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To attract and retain tenants and their employees, office buildings should provide desirable amenities. Below are some of the most popular office space features in today’s commercial real estate market. Consider these before you develop a final set of plans for your project, or before you choose a property to lease. 1. Office Space Location […]