News & Updates



CBD Welcomes Micron to Central New York

CBD’s own Chuck Sangster and Eric Will attended the CenterState CEO Investor Meeting on October 11th to welcome Micron’s head of State & Local Government Relations, Nick Stowell, and learn about the scope of Micron’s investment in Central New York and the vital community-led revitalization efforts that helped to secure this project.  Governor Kathy Hochul […]

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Meet CBD’s Director of City Real Estate

Considering setting up shop downtown? Then you’ll want to talk with Michael Greene, our Director of City Real Estate! In this role, Michael will lead CBD Brokerage’s efforts to serve business owners seeking to lease or purchase property in the City of Syracuse. Michael will have a particular focus on the growing downtown Syracuse real […]

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CBD Companies is hiring!

Carpenter(s) CBD Construction is looking for a lead carpenter, carpenters and carpenter helpers to join our team.  We are looking for highly motivated individuals looking for long term growth and success. Excellent communication, customer service, and willingness to work in a team environment are all skills that are critical to this position. CBD Construction projects […]

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Real Estate Newsletter January 2020

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Bryant & Stratton College Officially Opens New Liverpool Campus  

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Haylor, Freyer & Coon Formally Opens in Downtown Syracuse

Congratulations to HF&C on your grand opening! Head over to our website to see finished pictures of this beautiful buildout.      

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Warrior Factory Now Open at Township 5!

This was an exciting buildout for our construction team and a great addition to Township 5!

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Township 5 Updates

See what CBD Construction has been up to out at Township 5!

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Cadaret Grant announced the move to CBD Managed AXA Towers in Downtown Syracuse

CBD managed AXA Towers welcomes a new tenant in 2020, Cadaret Grant!

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Real Estate Newsletter August 2019

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CBD Companies is pleased to announce a few role changes for two of our team members!

Zach Badger has recently been promoted to a Project Manager and Kristin Valenti has been promoted to a Project Engineer.

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Morse Manufacturing, the 96-year-old family owned factory celebrates their ribbon cutting ceremony

Congratulations to the Morse team for their vision and hard work to set the stage for continued growth and success for the next 30 years. CBD Companies is incredibly proud to be a part of such an awesome project here in Central New York. We truly value the partnership and trust in our Construction and Brokerage team.

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Hancock & Estabrook Announces Move into New State-Of-The-Art Space Downtown

The new space boasts 36,000 sq. ft. of innovative office features designed by King + King Architects and built by CBD Companies. It includes open collaboration areas, natural interior light and advanced video conferencing and training facilities.

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CBD Companies has commenced work on another exciting project in One Park Place

CBD commenced work on another exciting project in the One Park Place Building in downtown Syracuse. This 37,000 square foot multi floored build-out is for local insurance company, Haylor, Freyer & Coon, Inc. CBD Companies is partnering with the building owners, Dalpos Architects and King & King to completely renovate the new tenant space. This project will feature work stations and desks that can be raised electronically to stand-up height, lots of natural light, an employee cafeteria and lounge, training areas, conference rooms and informal “team-building” areas. Other interesting features include an energy efficient lighting package with daylight harvesting, switchglass panels that transform from transparent to opaque with the flip of a switch. We are very excited to tackle the challenge of building this beautifully designed office space for Haylor, Freyer, & Coon.

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CBD has recently finished renovating the lobby of One Park Place

CBD has recently completed renovating the lobby of One Park Place, one of Downtown Syracuse’s largest office buildings! The renovation is part of a massive revitalization effort by the new owners of the building.

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Barclay Damon Tower 100% Leased!

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129 year-old Syracuse law firm to go bright & modern

CBD Companies is pleased to collaborate on the renewal and relocation of Hancock Estabrook, LLP in AXA Towers, located at 100-120 Madison Street in Downtown Syracuse. Hancock Estabrook will be relocating higher in the Tower to occupy the top three floors in Tower 1, leasing over 37,000 SF. The new suite was designed by King + King Architects incorporating concepts derived from research into trends in the legal sector both nationally and internationally. The space will incorporate interconnecting staircases, including a two-story lobby with views of Downtown and surrounding areas from the 19th floor of the Tower. The design embraces an open concept for administrative staff allowing maximum exposure to natural light and bright finish specifications. Bergmann Associates consulted on the mechanical design of the space. CBD Companies is providing construction management services. AXA Towers, the largest office complex in Onondaga County, is Owned by AmTrust Realty Corp. based in New York City and managed by CBD Companies of Syracuse.

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Former home to Black Olive, Pascale’s to become office & retail space

“We’re demolishing everything and making it office retail,”- Harry Harkaway- CBD’s Director of Real Estate Services

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We’ve recently added 65 years of experience to the CBD Team!

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Darwin on Clinton reopens in downtown Syracuse with 1950’s diner vibe

Darwin on Clinton has reopened in downtown’s One Lincoln Center.

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What’s new at Township 5? Petco, Teriyaki Madness and Vine & Barrel Open Soon

Township 5 will add three new tenants over the next month as the office, residential and shopping center continues building out in Camillus.

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15-story downtown Syracuse office tower has a new name

The Barclay Damon law firm won’t move into its new home in downtown Syracuse until this fall, but its name is already gracing the 15-story office building that formerly had the names HSBC Tower and Onondaga Tower.

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Ephesus Lighting doubling size of downtown Syracuse headquarters

Ephesus Lighting, a fast-growing maker of LED lights for sports stadiums, is doubling the size of its downtown Syracuse headquarters to accommodate its expanding workforce.

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Harry P. Harkaway Named Director of Real Estate Services for CBD Companies

CBD Companies is pleased to announce Harry P. Harkaway has joined as Director of Real Estate Services. Mr. Harkaway is responsible for overseeing client real estate needs. CBD Companies provides development, construction, leasing, and asset and property management services.

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Former HSBC Tower in Downtown Syracuse getting new anchor tenant and name

The Barclay Damon law firm plans to move into the former HSBC Tower and give the 15-story downtown Syracuse office building a new name. The law firm, which until recently was named Hiscock & Barclay, said it will move from One Park Place on South State Street to the former HSBC Tower at the northwest corner of E. Jefferson and South Warren streets next year. With the move, the tower will be renamed Barclay Damon Tower, the law firm and the building’s owners said in a joint announcement.

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