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First State of Downtown Meeting Draws 100+ Attendees

March 12, 2014 – 3:20 pm

Capitalize Albany Corporation, alongside their team of expert consultants, presented the existing conditions analysis for Downtown Albany’s housing market on Tuesday, March 11th at Sixty State Place at 60 State Street at the first meeting of the State of Downtown Albany Market Series, which is part of the Impact Downtown Albany initiative. Over 150 people [...]

Department of Planning Successfully Hosts Waterfront Open House

January 29, 2014 – 1:46 pm

Albany, NY – On Tuesday, January 28th, the City of Albany Department of Development and Planning, Capitalize Albany Corporation, the Mayor’s Office of Energy and Sustainability and the New York State Department of State hosted an open house event for the Corning Preserve Waterfront Park. The event was a response to the Corning Preserve Waterfront [...]

The Impact Downtown Albany Strategy

October 30, 2013 – 7:00 pm

What is the Impact Downtown Albany strategy?
Impact Downtown is a first-of-its-kind, fully comprehensive, future-focused plan for Downtown Albany. Its results-driven implementation initiative will act as a guide for local redevelopment and reinvestment in a manner that meets the needs of residents, businesses and other stakeholders. Stay tuned for exciting news and updates on Impact Downtown [...]

Downtown Tactical Plan News: Corning Preserve Waterfront Park Plan Public Workshops

October 10, 2013 – 7:37 pm

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As part of the tactical revitalization plan for Downtown Albany, Capitalize Albany Corporation is working with the City of Albany and a world-class consultant team to develop the Corning Preserve Waterfront Master Plan. This effort, funded in part by NYS Department of State builds from the soon-to-be completed Local Waterfront [...]

Economic Development Specialist

September 11, 2013 – 6:16 pm

About the Position
Capitalize Albany Corporation is seeking a highly motivated, professional and experienced candidate for Economic Development Specialist. This is a fast pace position responsible for supporting the coordination and administration of business development programs and lending programs. The Economic Development Specialist is a key driver of economic development project implementation. An integral responsibility [...]

Capital Region Economic Development Council: Local Advisory Report

May 1, 2013 – 5:25 pm

In response to Governor Cuomo’s announcement last summer about the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, the Capitalize Albany Corporation and partners acted to solicit public engagement. Capitalize Albany Corporation conducted a survey and held a forum, Prioritizing Albany, in the fall of 2012 to assist with the development of [...]

Three Finalists Selected to Advance in Downtown Albany Tactical Plan Process

April 1, 2013 – 8:36 pm

Three consulting teams were selected as finalists to move forward in the selection of the final Downtown Albany Tactical Plan consulting team.  The three finalist teams are:

Live, Work, Learn, Play (http://www.lwlp.com/)
NBBJ (http://www.nbbj.com/)
Goody Clancy  (http://www.goodyclancy.com/)

Want to know more about the Downtown Albany Tactical Plan?  Check out our informational page for further details about the plan as [...]

Capitalize Albany Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at 27 Western Avenue Apartment Complex

January 11, 2013 – 5:35 pm

Capitalize Albany Corporation along with Mayor Gerald D. Jennings and Fairbank Properties celebrated the ribbon cutting of the 27 Western Avenue Apartments earlier this week.  The luxury apartment complex was once a former Albany High School Annex, and now features 31 studio, 1 bedroom, and 2 bedroom apartments and lofts.  For more information about the [...]

Employment Opportunity: Senior Economic Developer

November 13, 2012 – 8:24 pm

About the Position
Capitalize Albany Corporation is seeking a highly motivated, professional and experienced candidate for Senior Economic Developer. This is a fast-paced position responsible for managing the administration of business development programs, including the Corporation’s attraction and retention efforts, lending programs and strategic initiatives. The Senior Economic Developer also assists with project development and financing, [...]

Employment Opportunity: Accountant

October 2, 2012 – 6:15 pm

The Capitalize Albany Corporation, a  dynamic, multi-faceted,  not for profit economic development corporation is seeking a highly-motivated and experienced accountant to prepare monthly account reconciliations and general ledger entries, assist in fiscal-period closings, handle AP and AR duties, and other tasks as assigned.  The successful candidate will have at least 2-years of hands-on accounting experience [...]