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9W Project to Bring New Development, Streetscape and Transportation Improvements

May 18, 2018 – 4:02 pm

A new $10 million investment at 351 Southern Boulevard will create 60 jobs (30 construction and 30 permanent) and provide new neighborhood amenities. A project made possible with support from the City of Albany Industrial Development Agency, on Thursday the City of Albany IDA board approved an application to provide financial assistance to 351 Diamond […]

New Seasonal Programming Expands Authentic Downtown Albany Tourism Offerings

May 7, 2018 – 4:45 pm

Expanding authentic downtown #Albany tourism offerings, downtown’s newest walking tour has just launched. The Historic Downtown Albany Food Tour, learn more https://t.co/noFJ1wKp1a #AmplifyAlbany #ImpactDowntown pic.twitter.com/HvztosYIwf — ᴄᴀᴘɪᴛᴀʟɪᴢᴇ ᴀʟʙᴀɴʏ (@CapAlbanyCorp) May 7, 2018 Expanding operations, Taste of Troy Food Tours has brought its programming to downtown Albany. Supported by the Amplify Albany grant program, the newest seasonal […]

Albany Skyway Preliminary Design and Engineering Work Under Way

April 20, 2018 – 1:38 pm

The Impact Downtown Albany strategic plan, the City’s comprehensive plan, LWRP and waterfront master plan show demand for, and an economic need to increase connections from downtown to the waterfront. With support from New York State,  Governor Cuomo and the recently announced $3.1 million committed, Capitalize Albany Corporation and the Albany Skyway project team are […]

Underutilized Space at 420 Broadway to Take Shape as Seven New Apartments

April 19, 2018 – 9:08 pm

In recent years, new investment has strengthened downtown Albany’s Broadway, today a walkable retail destination in the downtown core. The fabric of the downtown neighborhood continues to evolve as new retail and downtown living opportunities come online. Retaining Coulson’s News and Deli on its first floor, the renovation of 420 Broadway will transform the building’s […]

Albany Distilling Expands With New Bar And Bottle Shop

April 5, 2018 – 8:16 pm

.@AlbDistCo‘s new Bar & Bottle Shop is part of a $1 million-plus investment and expansion which renovated 75 Livingston Avenue into a new bar, retail shop, tasting room and outdoor patio space. https://t.co/ATcVcWdRgp #ImpactDowntown #Albany pic.twitter.com/vOlHiyd2kA — ᴄᴀᴘɪᴛᴀʟɪᴢᴇ ᴀʟʙᴀɴʏ (@CapAlbanyCorp) April 9, 2018 Photos: www.AllOverAlbany.com The Albany Distilling Company’s new facility at 75 Livingston Avenue officially opened […]

Restore NY Program Supports City of Albany Neighborhood Revitalization and Rehabilitation of Vacant 251 North Pearl Street

March 27, 2018 – 4:12 pm

PRESS RELEASE: Click Here To Read More  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Monday the City of Albany will receive $1.8 million in funding as part of Round 5 of the Restore New York Communities Initiative to be utilized for renovation of the vacant 251 North Pearl Street, into the new and permanent home of the […]

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. https://t.co/aY1CHmhDAq pic.twitter.com/YJLjCGGXK9 — 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: https://t.co/R76Ep7bzSU pic.twitter.com/9PGO3NErZp — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) March 5, 2018 With support from […]

363 Ontario Street Project To Reinvest In Pine Hills Neighborhood

March 1, 2018 – 2:03 pm

Press Release: Click Here To Read More A redevelopment plan for Albany’s Playdium Bowling Center will reinvest $16.2 million into the 1.8 acre parcel located at 363 Ontario Street in Albany’s Pine Hills Neighborhood. The completed project will immediately double payments to local taxing jurisdictions, and is projected to generate $4.76 million in payments in […]

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 […]