BATAVIA — The Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) Board of Directors on Thursday will consider approving incentives for a $3 million apartments and commercial development project.

The 32,254 square-foot, three-story facility, The project, proposed by J & R Fancher Property Holdings, LLC (Brickhouse Commons) would be built on a 7.9-acre parcel at Genesee County’s Buffalo East Technology Park (BETP) in Pembroke.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 4 p.m. meeting will be conducted via conference and online at

Brickhouse Commons would include adding 17 market-rate, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments on the second and third floors and an interior made up of four spaces for commercial tenants, as well as indoor parking and a fitness center.

The GCEDC said J & R Fancher’s proposed investment contributes to Genesee County’s growth strategy for residential growth to parallel strong economic growth in shovel-ready industrial parks. The GCEDC did not specify the incentives J & R Fancher is seeking.

Buffalo East Technology Park campus maintains multiple parcels for development opportunities and is home to Yancey’s Fancy cheese manufacturing and production facility. It is located at the intersection of state routes 77 and 5 in Pembroke offering easy access to The Thruway at Exit 48-A.

Also Thursday, the GCEDC board will consider final approvals for a $1.4 million mixed-use proposal by Fraser-Branche Property, LLC.

Fraser-Branche proposes remodeling the majority of the 13,000 square-foot YWCA facility in the city of Batavia to enable the expansion of the Three Little Birds Pediatrics medical practice. The remainder of the facility will support the YWCA and other existing tenants.

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