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Employment Opportunity: Senior Economic Developer

November 6, 2014 – 3:21 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, [...]

Join Us for an Impact Downtown Open House

October 25, 2014 – 8:19 pm

Please JOIN US for an Impact Downtown Open House with our consultant team on October 28th from 12pm – 1pm in the City Hall Rotunda.  The summer months have been spent analyzing market data and digesting key stakeholder input.   The team will  be present to discuss the vision for the future and findings from the [...]

Impact Downtown presents Pop-Place at Tricentennial Park, September 13th through September 23rd

September 4, 2014 – 8:53 pm

< FEATURING: POP-UP SHOPS >
Where: Tricentennial Park (Broadway Ave at Columbia St)
When: September 13th through September 23rd
Times: Most shops are open daily, 11a – 7p.  Some are limited features; see the full schedule for days and times.
What: Impact Downtown’s pop-up shops activate vacant storefronts and public spaces to help support entrepreneurs and increase the [...]

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Tech Valley High School

June 19, 2014 – 6:59 pm

Construction of a new 25,000 SF academic facility providing students with state-of-the-art classroom space. Through a strong emphasis on science, technology and math, students will be provided with the skills necessary to be successful in tomorrow’s workforce.
This project furthers the relationship between the State of New York, the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and [...]

PORT OF ALBANY SEEKING PROPOSALS FOR THE CORNING PRESERVE VISITORS CENTER ON THE HUDSON RIVER IN DOWNTOWN ALBANY

May 28, 2014 – 6:21 pm

The Port of Albany has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Corning Preserve Visitors Center Building located along the Hudson River in downtown Albany. The Port of Albany is seeking a dynamic user that will provide a public benefit to the thousands of patrons that regularly utilize the amphitheater and Corning Preserve recreational [...]

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Sheridan Hollow Village

May 19, 2014 – 6:54 pm

Sheridan Hollow Village is a scatter site project in the Sheridan Hollow neighborhood that will include the construction of 17 buildings into mixed-use retail/affordable residential space.
57 units of quality affordable housing
Approx. 7300 SF of commercial space
The Sheridan Hollow Village is part of a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization strategy in the Sheridan Hollow neighborhood proposed by non-profit [...]

State of Downtown Albany Meeting Wraps up with Final Meeting on Retail

May 9, 2014 – 6:22 pm

Capitalize Albany Corporation, alongside their team of world-class consultants, presented the existing conditions analysis for Downtown Albany’s retail market on Thursday, May 8th at the Hilton Albany. The meeting was the third and final installment of the State of Downtown Albany Market Series, which is part of the Impact Downtown Albany initiative. Presenting was Mayor [...]

Second State of Downtown Albany Meeting Continues with meeting on Office Market and Growing the Technology Sector

April 25, 2014 – 3:16 pm

Capitalize Albany Corporation, alongside their team of expert consultants, presented the existing conditions analysis for Downtown Albany’s office market on Thursday, April 24th at 20 Park Street. The meeting was the second of the State of Downtown Albany Market Series, which is part of the Impact Downtown Albany initiative. Presenting at the event was Ben [...]

488 Broadway Under Construction

April 19, 2014 – 6:43 pm

The Arcade at 488 Broadway project will renovate a previously vacant 75,000 SF retail and commercial office building. The final product will consist of:
68 residential rental units – 28 studios, 40 one-bedrooms
3-10 commercial storefronts – 12,000 SF
This project directly implements the Albany 2030, Impact Downtown Albany and Downtown Albany Residential strategies. Its strategic location on [...]

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 [...]