Business Development

Introducing Amazon To The Heart Of Tech Valley

October 20, 2017 – 1:46 pm

With support from Capitalize Albany Corporation, the Center For Economic Growth hand-delivered Tech Valley’s pitch for Amazon’s $5 billion second corporate headquarters on Thursday.  Amazon’s proposed HQ2 location would include unprecedented linkages to the Hudson River—the Amazon Promenade—millions of square feet of office space in downtown Albany and Rensselaer connected by multiple transportation options which include an aerial […]

$150,000 in Matching Grants Available To Help City of Albany Small Businesses Reinvest

October 19, 2017 – 3:50 pm

Program Application & Guidelines Available Here Read The Announcement Press Release Here   Applications now available, learn more about the City’s Small Business Facade Improvement Program. Announced today at Downtube Bicycle Works & 3Fish Coffee in #Albany | $150,000 in Matching Grants Available To Help City of Albany Small Businesses Reinvest — Capitalize […]

Nordic On New Scotland Initiative To Strengthen Business Corridor This Winter

October 16, 2017 – 8:09 pm

Oct. 21-22 | Nordic On New Scotland Kickoff Supported by the Amplify Albany grant program, the Capital Region Nordic Alliance, Inc. (CRNA) has organized recreational programming that will run throughout the winter season this year and bring residents and New Scotland Ave businesses together. CRNA is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for residents of […]

International Economic Development Council Recognizes Wellington Row Revitalization For Excellence In Economic Development

September 29, 2017 – 5:01 pm

CLICK HERE TO READ THE ANNOUNCEMENT PRESS RELEASE  During its September, 2017 annual conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) recognized Albany’s revitalization of Wellington Row, presenting its Gold Excellence in Economic Development award.   For more than 30 years, prime property in the state’s capital city sat abandoned. The $68 million […]

Quality New Storage Unit Facility Will Serve as Critical Amenity amid Residential Growth in Albany Neighborhoods

September 27, 2017 – 3:03 pm

Quality New Storage Unit Facility Will Serve As Critical Amenity Amid Residential Growth In #Albany Neighborhoods #ImpactDowntown #ValuSpace — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) September 27, 2017 In the past five years more than 380 new apartment units have come online in Albany’s downtown and warehouse district alone as implementation of the Impact Downtown Albany […]

Fort Orange Brewing Planning October Opening

September 11, 2017 – 4:07 pm

Joining the Albany warehouse district’s dynamic cluster of craft beverage producers, Fort Orange Brewing is on track for a mid-to late October opening at 450 North Pearl Street. Fort Orange Brewing will be located within a few blocks of Druthers Brewing Co., Nine Pin Ciderworks, and Albany Distilling Co., which is set to open a retail store and tasting room at 75 Livingston […]

Albany Super Ducks Announces Official Launch Event | June 24th

June 23, 2017 – 6:57 pm

Albany Super Ducks announced that it will begin operations in July, offering a unique tour experience for both Albany residents and visitors. Touring by land and water aboard two 46-passenger amphibious vehicles will give Albany Super Ducks’ guests the opportunity to learn about the rich history of the Capital City. An official launch event scheduled […]

Small Cafe Signals Major Growth in Sheridan Hollow | The Hungry Hollow

April 28, 2017 – 4:45 pm

  .@TheHungryHollow‘s grand opening marks a significant milestone in the revitalization of #Albany‘s Sheridan Hollow: — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) April 28, 2017 Marking a major milestone in the emerging neighborhood—The Hungry Hollow—a new restaurant that has been under development for four years celebrated its grand opening today. Located on Sheridan Avenue and Dove […]

Click Here For Information On Our Grant Programs

April 20, 2017 – 12:00 am

Capitalize Albany is currently 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 […]

Fort Orange General Store Returns to Albany At 412 Broadway

April 12, 2017 – 7:53 pm

Click Here To View The Announcement Press Release A popular authentic and eclectic soft-goods retail business that closed its doors in early June 2016 will be staying in Albany and reopening this spring with a new location and owner. The Fort Orange General Store was recently purchased by Schuyler Bull and the new owner is in […]