Business Development

Reinvestment In Strategic Programming Is Strengthening Neighborhoods Throughout The City of Albany

October 18, 2018 – 7:53 pm

Read more in the announcement’s press release here At its Thursday board meeting, the City of Albany Capital Resource Corporation (CRC) approved $25,000 more to support the Amplify Albany Grant Program. Administered by Capitalize Albany Corporation, the program is designed to create and expand programming that is driving foot-traffic throughout City neighborhoods and commercial districts. […]

Reminder: Oct. 19 Deadline for City Of Albany Small Business Facade Improvement Program

October 3, 2018 – 5:42 pm

Announced in September, up to $100,000 in matching grants will be made available this fall as part of the City of Albany Small Business Facade Improvement Program’s third round — applications are available online, the fall 2018 funding window opened September 4 and will close on October 19. If you have questions regarding the program, please […]

Governor Cuomo Announces Clinton Square As $10 Million Capital Region Winner Of The Third-Round Downtown Revitalization Initiative

September 27, 2018 – 8:22 pm

Today, Governor Cuomo announced Albany’s Clinton Square as a third round recipient of a $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative award. As part of the City of Albany’s successful application for Clinton Square, more than $280 million of investment is proposed and more than $80 million is underway in downtown Albany — with the support of […]

New Scotland Ave Restaurant Week September 24 through 30

September 21, 2018 – 5:42 pm

The Helderberg Neighborhood Association will be partnering with local restaurants on New Scotland Ave between Monday September 24th and Sunday September 30th for its first ever restaurant week. Supported by the Amplify Albany Grant Program, a program made possible by the City of Albany Capital Resource Corporation, this event support’s the Association’s work to showcase each of […]

Bull Moose Club Coworkding Space Opening at 150 State Street

September 12, 2018 – 9:09 pm

A sneak peek tour of the @bullmooseALBANY, set to begin operations soon. Take a first look at the completed coworking space and learn more: https://t.co/z0IPbWw5KQ pic.twitter.com/hQvgwVNsDx — ᴄᴀᴘɪᴛᴀʟɪᴢᴇ ᴀʟʙᴀɴʏ (@CapAlbanyCorp) September 12, 2018 A new Albany coworking space located at 150 State Street, the 10,000 sq. ft. ‘Bull Moose Club’ will be home to a […]

City of Albany Small Business Facade Improvement Program Third Round Launched

September 4, 2018 – 3:22 pm

Click Here For Program Applications & Guidelines Click Here To View The Announcement’s Press Release City of Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, joined by Capitalize Albany Corporation, the Albany Community Development Agency and the City of Albany Capital Resource Corporation, announced the Round III launch of the City’s Small Business Facade Improvement Program. Applications are available […]

New Coworking Facility Opens at 488 Broadway

August 13, 2018 – 10:17 pm

The newest addition to #Albany‘s coworking landscape, @colab_albany opens at 488 Broadway: https://t.co/8DEeexomjA pic.twitter.com/9qRapV2hLL — ᴄᴀᴘɪᴛᴀʟɪᴢᴇ ᴀʟʙᴀɴʏ (@CapAlbanyCorp) August 13, 2018 CoLab held its official grand opening on Monday. One of the newest additions to downtown located at 488 Broadway, CoLab lights up another critical storefront and amplifies downtown Albany’s building momentum. Supported by Impact […]

City Of Albany Small Business Facade Improvement Program Round III Opening In September

August 6, 2018 – 2:22 pm

Following the success of the Small Business Façade Improvement Program’s Round 2, up to $100,000 in matching grants will be available as part of the program’s third round — applications will be made available September 4th. Previous rounds of this small business program have been tremendously successful. To date the program has leveraged more than […]

Bull Moose Club Coworking Space Opening In September

July 1, 2018 – 2:48 pm

Troy Innovation Garage owner Tom Nardacci is planning a September opening for his new coworking space located at 150 State Street. The 10,000 sq. ft. ‘Bull Moose Club’ will be home to a mix of small enterprises, startups, remote workers, soloprenuers and freelancers — catering to 125-150 members. It will offer a range of services, […]

S.T.E.A.M Garden Business Incubator Breaks Ground to Establish New Center for Innovation and Technology

June 27, 2018 – 8:23 pm

New York State Homes and Community Renewal, Empire State Development, and the Central Avenue Business Improvement District broke ground on the S.T.E.A.M. Garden Business Incubator at 279 Central Avenue in Albany, the former St. Patrick’s Catholic School. The S.T.E.A.M Garden is a collaborative effort to turn the vacant school into an innovative living lab focusing […]