Business Development

Downtown Albany Family-Run Authentic Greek Kitchen Opens For Business

March 14, 2018 – 4:03 pm

We are excited to welcome The Taverna as downtown #Albany’s restaurant landscape continues to diversify. Due to its size, hours and unique features, The Taverna will serve as a key amenity for those living, working and visiting downtown. — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) March 14, 2018 PRESS RELEASE: CLICK HERE TO READ MORE A […]

Capitalize Albany to Host Public Engagement Kick Off Regarding Albany Skyway Design and Engineering

March 5, 2018 – 8:21 pm

  .@CapAlbanyCorp is kicking off the Albany Skyway project with a public engagement event in order to generate ideas that will support the project’s initial design and engineering. The project team wants to hear what matters to you. RSVP and learn more here: — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) March 5, 2018 With support from […]

Art Funds Art Tour At Albany Social Justice Center

February 21, 2018 – 2:33 pm

Supported by the Amplify Albany grant program and Holding Our Own Inc., the ART FUNDS ART TOUR has been organized by a local musician. The tour is a new concert series that uses music to support diverse artist groups within each community on the tour. The tour will visit several cities and will be hosted […]

Home Run For Warehouse District

February 12, 2018 – 2:46 pm

  Making an investment in #Albany’s warehouse district, the @SoTroyDodgers are expanding seasonal programming and have opened a year-round training facility. — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) February 12, 2018 Making an investment in Albany’s warehouse district, the South Troy Dodgers are expanding seasonal programming and have opened a year-round training facility. The South Troy Premiere […]

Winter 2018 Funding Window: City of Albany Small Business Facade Improvement Program

January 29, 2018 – 5:04 pm

Additional City of Albany Small Business Facade Improvement Program applications will be accepted as part of the winter 2018 funding window beginning February 5. This funding window will close March 31, concluding the program’s second round. The fall 2017 funding window closed on November 30, 2017. The number and value of grants available as part of the […]

Capitalize Albany and Convention Center Authority Collaboration Moves Forward Toward Redevelopment Success at Liberty Park

December 13, 2017 – 7:58 pm

A Purchase and Sale Agreement was approved this week by both the Capitalize Albany Corporation and Albany Convention Center Authority (ACCA) Boards for transfer of property interests in the roughly five acre ACCA surplus property surrounding Liberty Park in downtown Albany. This decision follows a collaborative and intensive due diligence period during which Capitalize Albany […]

A Local ‘Clicks To Bricks’ Story: Crazy 4 Green Diecast Replicas Opens Downtown Albany Store

November 20, 2017 – 5:26 pm

A local ‘clicks to bricks’ story in downtown #Albany. Crazy 4 Green Diecast Replicas is now a part of Steuben Alley. #ImpactDowntown — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) November 20, 2017 Crazy 4 Green Diecast Replicas, a specialty retail destination selling auto and machinery models was welcomed to downtown Albany on Wednesday, November 15 at […]

World-Class Special Effects Company Locates Downtown Under START-UP NY Partnership 

November 20, 2017 – 2:12 pm

.@Branch_VFX, a “tier one” special effects company locates downtown under new Start-Up NY partnership @ualbany #ImpactDowntown — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) November 20, 2017 The University at Albany announced the latest company to join UAlbany’s expanding START-UP NY portfolio—Branch VFX. A boutique special effects firm with New York City and LA offices, Branch VFX is a […]

Building For Tomorrow 2017

November 16, 2017 – 3:51 pm

Joined by its investors, hundreds of community leaders and stakeholders, Capitalize Albany Corporation hosted its annual event, Building For Tomorrow 2017 on Nov. 14 at Berkshire Bank’s 30 South Pearl Street office penthouse, celebrating an extraordinary year of building momentum in the Capital City. In review of 2017, Capitalize Albany presented on an unprecedented year of […]

Fort Orange Brewing Joins Dynamic Cluster Of Albany Craft Beverage Producers

October 27, 2017 – 7:34 pm

  Joining the #Albany warehouse district’s dynamic cluster of craft beverage producers—@ninepincider, @AlbDistCo, @DruthersBrewing, @AlbPumpStation—welcome @FortOrangeBrew. Celebrating its opening this evening. — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) October 25, 2017 Joining the Albany warehouse district’s dynamic cluster of craft beverage producers, Fort Orange Brewing is now open at 450 North Pearl Street. It’s located within just […]