News

Local CFA Workshop at Albany City Hall

June 19, 2018 – 1:58 pm

Governor Cuomo’s transformative Regional Economic Development Councils Round VIII consolidated funding application (CFA) process is under way and Capitalize Albany Corporation will be hosting an informational session and application workshop on Wednesday June 27 at Albany City Hall from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Empire State Development’s Capital Region Director will be on site to answer questions and provide assistance to […]

Second Public Event Gathers More Feedback On Skyway Preliminary Design and Engineering

June 4, 2018 – 8:52 pm

The #Skyway is becoming part of the national conversation on development of elevated linear parks. Philadelphia, Chicago, Miami, London & New York’s Capital City are among the cities with High Line-style projects completed or in planning: https://t.co/V4S7oF32sr #Albany pic.twitter.com/147jq8lRbW — ᴄᴀᴘɪᴛᴀʟɪᴢᴇ ᴀʟʙᴀɴʏ (@CapAlbanyCorp) May 29, 2018 The Skyway is becoming part of the international conversation on development […]

First Evening of Planned All Over Albany Speaker Series Supports Five Downtown Businesses And Features Presidential Historian Alexis Coe

May 21, 2018 – 4:59 pm

First evening of @alloveralbany speaker series supports 5 #Albany businesses and features Presidential Historian @AlexisCoe. May 24th, #CapAlbGrants #ImpactDowntown, learn more: https://t.co/6giWjqDpTx pic.twitter.com/9jHRDog33D — ᴄᴀᴘɪᴛᴀʟɪᴢᴇ ᴀʟʙᴀɴʏ (@CapAlbanyCorp) May 21, 2018 All Over Albany has produced many events, but an Amplify Albany grant award is supporting an inaugural event as part of a planned speaker series. […]

May 22 | Skyway Public Design Review

May 19, 2018 – 5:56 pm

Please RSVP If you haven’t already take the 10-question online survey, let the design team know what matters to you. With support from Governor Cuomo and the announced $3.1 million committed, Capitalize Albany Corporation is continuing to gather public input with a second public event in order to generate ideas that will support the Skyway’s […]

Revitalization of South End Gateway Site to Bring New Development, Streetscape and Transportation Improvements

May 18, 2018 – 4:02 pm

Click here to view the announcement’s press release A new $10 million investment will create 60 jobs, 30 construction and 30 permanent, revitalize a City gateway and provide new neighborhood amenities to 351 Southern Boulevard. A project made possible with support from the City of Albany Industrial Development Agency, on Thursday the City of Albany […]

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 […]

#EconDevWeek | National Economic Development Week 2018

May 7, 2018 – 12:01 am

The week-long initiative was created by the International Economic Development Council. Economic Development Week recognizes the work of field professionals, community organizations and leaders to raise awareness about the impact from initiatives and programs improving quality of life and creating jobs in cities across the world. In observance of Economic Development Week Capitalize Albany is joining the conversation online with other […]

Eighth Round of The Regional Economic Development Councils Initiative

April 30, 2018 – 7:22 pm

Governor Cuomo’s transformative Regional Economic Development Councils Round VIII consolidated funding application (CFA) process has been announced and Capitalize Albany staff is available to assist applicants. More than $750 million in state economic development resources will be made available. CFA Process & Local Support The application process opens May 1. Capitalize Albany Corporation is available to coordinate letters of support […]

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 […]