First Niagara Provides $6.4M Construction Loan for Multifamily Development in Rochester

Amy Works, Staff Writer

The affordable housing community features 42 one- and two-bedroom apartment units and art studio and work space.

“ROCHESTER, N.Y. — First Niagara Financial Group Inc. has provided a $6.4 million construction loan to Conifer Realty LLC for the development of Market Apartments at Corpus Christi. Located on East Main Street in Rochester’s Market neighborhood, the affordable housing development, which is tailored for local artists, will feature 42 energy-efficient apartments, including one- and two-bedroom units; art studio and work space; and plans to add a rehearsal space for musicians in a neighboring building. Additionally, the property is located within walking distance to public transportation and retailers. Conifer-LeChase Construction, a partnership between Conifer and LeChase Construction Services, is serving as general contractor for the project.”