Impact Downtown Albany

Albany Skyway to Improve Waterfront Connectivity

January 17, 2017 – 3:01 pm

Click Here To View The Announcement Press Release Capitalize Albany Corporation’s Round VI awarded CFA project is the first phase of a multi-phase proposed project that will ultimately result in the conversion of the I-787 northbound exit ramp from Quay Street to Clinton Avenue—into the Region’s first and only highline park—the Albany Skyway. With support […]

Fashion Designer Newest Retailer In Downtown

January 6, 2017 – 9:39 pm

Daniel Mozzes Design, located at 61 N Pearl Street – Steuben Walk #1, was welcomed to downtown Albany on January 6. One of downtown’s newest retailers, the business is the first to open in one of the Pearl Street Pub building’s (formerly the Jillian’s building) newly renovated spaces. Implementation of the Impact Downtown Albany strategic plan is continuing […]

Nipper to Soon Have Neighbors as Redevelopment of 991 Broadway Converts Space to 75 Residential Units

December 15, 2016 – 7:41 pm

Click Here to Read More In The Announcement Press Release The mixed-use conversion of the Nipper building (991 Broadway) in Albany’s warehouse district to 75 apartments and 7,750 sq. ft. of ground-floor commercial space is phase one of a planned four-phase, $70 million development project. On Thursday, the City of Albany Industrial Development Agency Board approved an application to […]

Albany Capital Center to Open Ahead of Schedule for MAAC Tournament

December 5, 2016 – 3:41 pm

The Albany Capital Center announced it will have a soft opening March 2 to coincide with the MAAC basketball tournament at the Times Union Center, ahead of its March 22 opening when the Capital Center hosts its first trade group. An event that attracts thousands of fans, NCAA and Division 1 college basketball officials will also get […]

Building For Tomorrow 2016

November 16, 2016 – 9:58 pm

Joined by its investors, hundreds of community leaders and stakeholders, Capitalize Albany Corporation hosted its annual event, Building For Tomorrow 2016 on Nov. 15, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Albany Medical Center, celebrating an extraordinary year of building momentum in the Capital City. In review of 2016, Capitalize Albany presented on an unprecedented year […]

RSVP: Building For Tomorrow 2016

November 15, 2016 – 12:00 am

Click Here to Register Join the Capitalize Albany Corporation board of directors and staff to celebrate this year’s citywide economic development accomplishments. Before and after the program, attendees will have the unique opportunity to network with staff, the board members, elected officials, staff and Capitalize Albany’s investor base all in one place. Location Hilton Garden […]

Stacks Espresso Bar Opens 2nd Albany Location Bringing New ‘Third Place’ Coffeehouse to Downtown

November 7, 2016 – 6:02 pm

Click Here to View The Announcement Press Release  Photos >>> @StacksEspresso opened today in downtown #Albany: https://t.co/jw4KUiGTJp #CapAlbGrants #ImpactDowntown pic.twitter.com/NKweSl3Nk2 — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) November 7, 2016 Stacks Espresso Bar announced its new second Albany location at 488 Broadway in downtown Albany is open for business starting today, with hours every day, 7 a.m. to […]

eba Theater Sock Hop Series Kicks Off November 5th

October 28, 2016 – 2:59 pm

                Starting on Nov. 5 the eba Theater will host a quarterly Sock Hop from 9 p.m. to midnight. Located in the Lark Street business district at 351 Hudson Avenue, the eba Theater has been providing arts programming in Albany for more than 38 years. Supported by the Amplify Albany […]

City of Albany to See First Residential New Construction as Market for Downtown Living Progresses

October 20, 2016 – 6:43 pm

Click Here To Read The Announcement Press Release New construction projects located at 191 North Pearl Street and 760 Broadway will transform the two vacant properties, bring new revenue to Albany’s taxing jurisdictions and create a total of 118 new apartment units. Together, these strategically-located projects will increase the density of the growing urban center, […]

Zombies Roaming in Albany

October 19, 2016 – 2:20 pm

Each evening as part of a four night event held October 13 to October 16, the University at Albany Program in Writing and Critical Inquiry hosted a film festival entitled “The Zombies Are Coming!” at Albany’s Madison Theater. Made possible in part by Capitalize Albany Corporation’s Amplify Albany Grant Program, hundreds attended the film festival […]