Impact Downtown 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. https://t.co/Giy4Q1H6hK #ImpactDowntown pic.twitter.com/BkYdVfMJlZ — 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 https://t.co/O2Nz7LvgS1 #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 […]

New Holiday Market Announced For Downtown Albany

November 17, 2017 – 7:45 pm

The Fort Orange General Store will celebrate its inaugural holiday season with a Holiday Market in downtown Albany’s Arcade Building and the Fort Orange General Store. The market will feature 20 vendors (rotating each week) selling locally made and sourced goods, live entertainment, art exhibits, restaurant promotions, and drop-in workshops at the Fort Orange General […]

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. pic.twitter.com/tXT8RRfurP — 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 […]

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 […]

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 https://t.co/KI74dMWTe8 #ImpactDowntown #ValuSpace pic.twitter.com/XNfv2b2TeU — 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 […]

$10 Million Investment Transforms Office Building into 73 Apartments

September 25, 2017 – 8:29 pm

Developers Ten Plus Ten’s new 73 market-rate units were welcomed to downtown Albany as officials came together for a ribbon cutting at 20 Park Residences, the latest completed downtown residential project. Prior to the conversion, the five-story and nearly 95,000-square-foot building was commercial office space. Supported by the Impact Downtown Albany strategic plan—a $10 million […]

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 […]