East Amherst Subdivision on Hold as Developer Eyes Adding Sidewalks

A sign near the location where Natale Builders propose to build 80 houses on New Road in Amherst.  (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News)
A sign near the location where Natale Builders propose to build 80 houses on New Road in Amherst.

Natale Builders’ plan to build 80 houses on 57 acres along New Road in East Amherst got the go-ahead from the town Planning Board six months ago, over the objections of neighbors who said they feared adding traffic to a busy road with no sidewalks.

But Natale has yet to ask the Town Board to schedule a hearing on the nearly $35 million project.

CEO Angelo Natale said he’s waiting because he wants to work with the Town of Amherst and Erie County to address the safety issues brought up by neighbors. He said he even is open to paying to install sidewalks along a section of New Road.
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