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September 12, 2016 – 7:00 pm

Capitalize Albany is now accepting applications for its Downtown Albany Retail Grant Program and Amplify Albany Grant Program. The Downtown Albany Retail Grant Program can assist businesses interested in establishing a new downtown Albany storefront location and can assist those already existing in core downtown areas with exterior improvements. The Amplify Albany Albany Grant Program aims to attract more […]

Impact Downtown Albany Strategic Plan Receives International Downtown Association 2016 Award of Excellence

September 9, 2016 – 7:36 pm

Announcement Press Release During its 62nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Atlanta on Sept. 8, the International Downtown Association recognized Capitalize Albany Corporation and the Impact Downtown Albany strategic plan, awarding the 2016 Downtown Achievement Award of Excellence. View the submitted presentation here. The Award of Excellence is a new category that acknowledges innovative best practice […]

New 277 Room Student Housing Facility Set to Support Growth at Albany World-Class Institutions

September 9, 2016 – 6:50 pm

Announcement Press Release Here   Aspen Albany is the newly constructed 277 room, four-story student housing facility at 1475 Washington Avenue. After breaking ground at the site of the project last summer, Aspen Albany has opened the doors for its first fall semester. City of Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan was joined by GSX Solutions’ project […]

Community Vision and Revitalization Effort Transforming Albany Sheridan Hollow Neighborhood

August 24, 2016 – 6:17 pm

Albany’s Sheridan Hollow neighborhood is undergoing an incredible transformation and today, Capitalize Albany joined the community in gathering with elected officials and community leaders to celebrate another significant achievement as part of that transformation.   Nearly 100 new mixed-income housing units, retail/office in Sheridan Hollow catalyzing investment in every direction pic.twitter.com/LNlxGvbmv3 — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) […]

The Crossroads: Pop Up Arts Exhibition at 200 Washington Avenue In Albany

August 10, 2016 – 7:30 pm

Local artists and the staff of the Lark Street Business Improvement District (BID) will be hosting The Crossroads: An Underground Pop-Up Experimental Arts Exhibition on Thursday, August 11, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 200 Washington Ave., the building formerly occupied by Key Bank. The Crossroads, made possible by funding in part through Capitalize […]

Amplify Albany Supported Summer Outdoor Movie Series Deja View Schedule Announced

August 10, 2016 – 12:43 pm

Update 8/25/16: Movies “Up” and “The Princess Bride” events, have been rescheduled due to inclement weather forecasts. The new correct dates are now reflected below. Next week, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District will kick off Deja View, its free summer outdoor movie series running every Thursday from August 18 through September 15 at 7:45 p.m. in downtown Albany’s […]

Free Outdoor Yoga Supported By Amplify Albany Grant Program Now Extended to September

August 8, 2016 – 8:38 pm

Made possible by Capitalize Albany’s Amplify Albany grant program, free outdoor yoga organized by cafe Dali-Mamma which is located at 41 State Street in downtown Albany (www.dalimamma.com), is now available three days a week instead of two, with extended dates through September 1. This Amplify Albany grant program supported event is an example of pop-up programming to benefit the […]

Topping off marks major Albany Capital Center construction milestone

August 1, 2016 – 8:56 pm

Last week, Capitalize Albany Corporation joined the Albany Capital Center team, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and local officials for the Center’s topping off ceremony, marking the completion of the steel construction phase of the new convention center in downtown Albany. It’s a major construction milestone that exemplifies downtown Albany’s current momentum and complements Governor Cuomo’s […]

Newly restored 400 Hudson Avenue adds to quality affordable housing in Albany at Royce on the Park

July 7, 2016 – 8:04 pm

VIEW PHOTOS HERE   Capitalize Albany Corporation joined Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Royce Mulholland, president and CEO of The Mulholland Group and other state and local elected officials to celebrate the grand opening of Royce on the Park, a newly restored and upgraded senior and disabled community living apartment building located at 400 Hudson Avenue […]

Wilson Apartments Proposed for Downtown Albany

July 6, 2016 – 1:25 pm

An apartment building and parking garage could be built in the vacant space located at the corner of North Pearl and Wilson streets. The proposed project which encompasses constructing an 18-unit apartment building and parking garage on the 9,074-square-foot lot at 191 North Pearl Street is in the early stages of development. Read more here. The 18 units would add to downtown’s […]