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Ground is broken for waterfront Hampton Inn

PENN YAN: A warm breeze blew off Keuka Lake Monday morning as Chris Iversen, investors, and supporters celebrated the ground-breaking for the new Hampton Inn that will be built between the village owned Firemen’s Field and Top of the Lake Restaurant. To the north of the ground-breaking, heavy equipment was already moving dirt, and Iversen said he’s looking forward to hosting a grand opening a year from now. (The Chronicle Express: May 12, 2015)

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Waterfront Hampton Inn Groundbreaking set for Monday

PENN YAN: Keuka Lake Hotel LLC received final site plan approval at the Penn Yan Planning Board’s meeting Monday, May 4. Developer Chris Iversen will be celebrating with a ceremony on the site of the proposed Hampton Inn Penn Yan, at 110 Mace St., on the north end of Keuka Lake. (The Chronicle Express: May 10, 2015)

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Iversen Gets More Access to Penn Yan Marine Site

PENN YAN: Yates County legislators have agreed to give Chris Iversen’s Keuka Outlet Development LLC more access to the county-owned Penn Yan Marine site. Monday’s county Legislature vote will allow the company to begin demolition and remediation work before it takes ownership of the site. (The Finger Lakes Times: April 1, 2015)

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PILOT OK'd for Keuka Outlet project Development

PENN YAN: The Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) for the Keuka Outlet condominium project at the former Penn Yan Marine site, was approved unanimously by the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center (FLEDC) at their last board meeting Feb. 25. This approval is for the PILOT alone, which deviates from an ordinary PILOT both in length and terms. (The Chronicle-Express: March. 5, 2015)

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Penn Yan Marine cleanup may begin this week

PENN YAN: The company that plans to redevelop the Penn Yan Marine site now has limited access to the land.
While Keuka Outlet Development LLC does not yet own the 15-acre site, Yates County legislators agreed Monday that it can begin some work there. The list includes asbestos removal, the demolition of a boathouse, reinforcing an existing bridge and soil sampling (Finger Lakes Times:Feb. 10, 2015)

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Keuka Outlet Development: Construction at PY Marine site to start in mid-summer

PENN YAN: In its New York State Environmental Quality Review (SEQRA) declaration, the Village of Penn Yan, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Waterfront Revitalization / Redevelopment Project by Keuka Outlet Development at the former Penn Yan Boats property, will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment. (The Chronicle-Express.com: Jan. 6, 2015)

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Keuka Outlet Development financial plan to be reviewed

PENN YAN: A public hearing on the proposed financial assistance for the Keuka Outlet Development (KOD) project planned for the former Penn Yan Marine site will be held at 9 a.m. Oct. 21 in the Milo Town Hall, 137 Main St., Penn Yan. (The Chronicle-Express.com: October 16, 2014)

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Keuka Outlet Development Project Calls for 41 units

PENN YAN: The Penn Yan Village Planning Board has given tacit approval to the Keuka Outlet Development proposal to build 41 condominium units on the former Penn Yan Marine site adjacent to the Keuka Outlet. (The Chronicle-Express.com: October 8, 2014)

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Clean-up, Development Plans Near Completion

PENN YAN: The Penn Yan Planning Board will see a concept plan for the 41-unit townhouse complex planned for the former Penn Yan Marine property Oct. 6. (The Chronicle-Express.com: October 3, 2014)

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Village OKs Environmental Review of Penn Yan Marine Site

PENN YAN: The environmental review process necessary for the development of the former Penn Yan Marine property into residential units has begun with action by the village. (The Chronicle-Express.com: September 9, 2014)

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Waterfront Development Deal is Official

PENN YAN: The Yates County Legislature and the village of Penn Yan came together Wednesday, Feb. 26 to sign the Penn Yan Marine development agreement. (The Observer-Review.com: March 18, 2014)

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Keuka Outlet Deal Sealed

PENN YAN: Officials from the Village of Penn Yan, Yates County, and Iversen’s Keuka Outlet Development Inc. met for 12 minutes Feb. 26 to sign the agreements that will transfer ownership of about 15 acres of land from the county to the village and to Iversen’s development company... (The Chronicle-Express.com: March 4, 2014)

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Penn Yan Marine Agreement Paves Way for Waterfront Condos, Marina

PENN YAN: After years of debate and months of negotiations, the village of Penn Yan and the Yates County Legislature signed an agreement Wednesday with Chris Iversen to redevelop the Penn Yan Marine site. (Finger Lakes Times: February 27, 2014)

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Penn Yan Marine Property Deal to be Sealed Feb. 26

PENN YAN: The Village of Penn Yan and Yates County will hold a special joint meeting at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 26 with Keuka Development representatives to sign the agreements that will open the clean-up and development of the former Penn Yan Marine Property. (The Chronicle-Express.com: February 20, 2014)

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PY Marine Deal Still Being hammered Out

PENN YAN: More information emerged Tuesday about the proposed Penn Yan Marine redevelopment deal, but the final agreement is still being hammered out. (Finger Lakes Times: February 19, 2014)

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Hampton Inn Planned for Waterfront

PENN YAN: Chrisanntha Inc. is planning to build a Hampton Inn near the former Sarrasin's Restaurant. (The Chronicle-Express.com: October 2, 2013)

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Comstock Hall - Expected Completion

Project is 90% complete; continuing with installation of light fixtures, flooring, casework and painting.

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Comstock Hall - Hobart & William Smith Colleges

The renovations will allow 28 additional students to reside in the residence hall.

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Water's Edge Townhomes

CANANDAIGUA - Chrisanntha, Inc. has signed a purchase offer to complete the remaining ten townhouses at the Fallbrook Meadows Subdivision, known as Water’s Edge Townhomes. (September 2010)

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Chrisanntha: Building the Future 100 Years at a Time.

GORHAM - Next to his own desk, Chris Iversen keeps another, an antique behemoth that's been around for much of his company's 100-year history. (Finger Lakes Times: April, 2009)

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges Leadership Center On Track for Completion.

GENEVA - Hobart, and William Smith Colleges' rennovation of 603 S. Main Street is expected to wrap up in November. (Finger Lakes Times: July 28, 2008)

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Whitman Launches 'Fast Track' to Careers

CANANDAIGUA - As Steamboat Landing begins to take shape on the shores of Canandaigua Lake, developer Chris Iversen is letting the restaurant and conference center serve as a classroom of sorts for a new venture at his alma mater. (Daily Messenger: October 2, 2000)

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Builder Asked Much of Hotel's Design

GENEVA - Christopher Iversen put much on the line when he proposed the idea for a lakefront hotel here about three years ago. To build at $13.3 million, 148-room Ramada Inn, he had to win the hearts, minds and money of 22 private investors, the National Bank of Geneva, community economic development planners and his own business and family, which pitched in $125,000 and their reputation. (The Finger Lakes Business Almanac - September 1997 Volume 3 No. 4)

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Landmark Society of Western New York Honors Chrisanntha Incorporated.

GENEVA - The Landmark Society honors Chrisanntha Incorporated for the extensive rehabilitation of the historic South Main Manor.

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Award of Merit for South Main Manor.

ROCHESTER - The Landmark Society of Western New York honored developer Chris Iverson with the Merit Award for renovation on South Main Manor in Geneva, NY.

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Chrisanntha uses Ground for Heating & Cooling of Geneva Hotel

GENEVA - Someone looking at the lakefront hotel construction site might think it's been invaded by large black snakes. All across the lot, black tubes poke several feet up from the ground and droop back toward the earth. (Finger Lakes Times: October, 1996)

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