COR Development http://waer.org en Urban Jobs Task Force Wants Local Workers to Fill New Jobs http://waer.org/post/urban-jobs-task-force-wants-local-workers-fill-new-jobs <p>Walking through downtown Syracuse, you see construction sites everywhere.&nbsp; A new hotel in Armory Square, office buildings being converted to apartments, and new medical facilities are just a few of the pricey developments that could put people to work.&nbsp;</p><p>But the Urban Jobs Task Force says developers of these sites are hiring few, if any, local workers.&nbsp; At a press conference Wednesday, Task Force member Aggie Lane says she is frustrated that those developers are not being held responsible for giving back to the community they’re building in.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 22:43:40 +0000 Chris Bolt & Hannah Warren 9696 at http://waer.org Urban Jobs Task Force Wants Local Workers to Fill New Jobs Starwood-brand Hotel Coming to Syracuse's Inner Harbor http://waer.org/post/starwood-brand-hotel-coming-syracuses-inner-harbor <p>Syracuse&rsquo;s Inner Harbor will soon be home to a 130-room Starwood-brand hotel as the first part of the larger, 350-million dollar mixed-use waterfront development project.&nbsp; Governor Cuomo stopped by Thursday to make the announcement.&nbsp; In his remarks, he acknowledged the decades-long struggle for any significant progress on the 28 acre parcel.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 22:27:23 +0000 Scott Willis 8825 at http://waer.org Starwood-brand Hotel Coming to Syracuse's Inner Harbor