by Vince Ricotta
Monday, September 30, 2013 2:00 pm

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BUFFALO, New York - Friday, September 27, 2013 - Popeye's Louisiana Chicken franchise owner selects Buffalo for its first Western New York location.  Since opening its first restaurant in 1972 POPEYE'S has been busy dishing up its famous New Orleans, southern style chicken recipe for millions.  Now, with over 2,000 stores through the country Popeye's is eying Western New York for a number of its larger style eatery's.

Concept Construction Corporation is happy to be selected as the General Contractor and with today's Ground Breaking ceremony, has already began construction.  Company President Matt Shevlin  explains: "Both the franchise and the business owner himself  have expressed great interest in this first location and are excited about the opportunity to grow quickly into the region."  "Popeye's is very strategic and aggressive in its approach with its growth plans and is definitely looking to expand its presence in this marketplace quickly, " added Shevlin.  With a second location already in the works, it won't be long before Buffalonians get a taste of some real southern... Popeye's hospitality.

Mayor Byron Brown who hosted the Ground Breaking ceremony explained that the restaurant, located at  2160 Elmwood Ave. North Buffalo, NY, plans to employ more than 40 people and be open before year's end. 

Concept Construction Corp. is a self-performing, 4thgeneration, family owned business and for 40 years has specialized in commercial general construction, construction management and design-build services

For more information on Popeyes or Concept Construction Corp. contact Vince Ricotta Director of Business Development at or call (716) 675-9171