by Mia Summerson, Niagara Gazette (NY)
City residents offered primarily favorable comments regarding a development project proposed for a remediated Brownfield site on River Road.
Rock One Development of Clarence has requested assistance from the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency in the form of a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) program to help them construct a 100-unit apartment and townhouse complex at 600 River Road.
Rock One owner Lou Visone said their research has shown that there is in an interest in waterfront housing in North Tonawanda.
"Marketing studies have shown that people want to live on, or near, the water," he said. "It's the water that is the draw. They enjoy the canal system and the river system and the view."
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