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December 2012 


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Lockport Retail Outlook


Lockport, New York is the centerpiece of Transit North; an architecturally-themed, multi-community, historic shopping district.  Our market research demonstrates that Transit North has extensive growth capacity for additional retail business. Visit us at for a comprehensive demographic and market profile of our retail trade area.


Dunkin' Donuts Doubles
Lockport Locations 

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Dunkin' Donuts on Transit Road


Dunkin' Donuts will open its second Lockport area eatery at Town Square Plaza. Construction began in November on the 2,000 SF free-standing location, which will be situated at the intersection of Dysinger Road (NY 93) and Beattie Avenue. Bevilacqua Development, which owns Town Square Plaza, reported that the facility will be operated by franchisee Tim Kloe, who owns several Dunkin' Donuts stores in the region.

Amazing Grazing Cyd's Amazing Grazing Brings Nostalgic Snacks to Lockport 


Cyd's Amazing Grazing Snacks, which began as an online retailer of gift baskets featuring nostalgic foods, has opened a storefront location in the Tops Plaza at 5837 South Transit Road. Operated by Cyd Cehulik, the business has established a wholesale distribution network through such retailers as Bob's Grocery Stores, Whole Foods and Super Values. 

Developer Renovates

South Transit Plaza 

South Transit Plaza  

One of the original strip plazas on Lockport's Transit Road Corridor, South Transit Plaza, is undergoing an extensive facelift by developer/owner Glen Miller. The plaza, which houses A&S Sew & Vac, VNA Nursing Association, Fast Cash Bottle Redemption Center, Ink Tech and Nail Trix, is located on the west side of Transit Road, south of Ruhlmann Road and south of Home Depot Plaza. In addition to repaving the parking lot, the storefronts are being updated.

EG Tax Service Opens

Lockport Location

EG Tax Service, which operates 15 tax preparation offices in Western New York, will open a Lockport site at 5911 South Transit Road in the Big Lots Plaza.  In addition to its Upstate New York locations, EG Tax Service maintains an office in Naples, Florida and in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

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In This Issue
Dunkin' Donuts Doubles Lockport Locations
Cyd's Amazing Grazing Brings Nostalgic Snacks to Lockport
Developer Renovates South Transit Plaza
EG Tax Service Opens Lockport Location
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Lockport Reps to Attend New York National Retail Show

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  Lockport Reps to Attend New York National Retail Show

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Lockport Town Supervisor Marc Smith and Economic Development Coordinator David Kinyon will attend the New York National Conference, December 3-4. Over 3,000 retailers and developers are expected to attend the trade show and convention, sponsored by the International Council of Shopping Centers. The Town of Lockport representatives will market Transit North and are planning meetings with several nationally prominent retailers about opportunities in the Lockport retail market. Interested businesses are welcome to contact David Kinyon at in advance of the Conference to schedule an appointment. Or stop by Booth #441 to learn more about opportunities in Lockport, NY!



Additional information regarding retail opportunities in the Town of Lockport may be obtained by visiting emailing us at, or by calling (716) 439-9535

David Kinyon                                                                  Marc Smith

Town of Lockport Economic Development            Town of Lockport Supervisor 

(716) 439-9535                                                           (716) 439-9520