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$13 Million Investment Strengthens Hudson/Park Neighborhood Through Reuse Of Industrial Site

April 10, 2019 – 8:43 pm

 Located between Albany’s Washington Park, Lincoln Park and downtown Albany, the Hudson/Park Neighborhood is known for its location convenience, nearby parks and cultural diversity. With the completion of an adaptive reuse plan to transform the Long Energy site properties and warehouse building at 160 Myrtle Ave, originally Hinckel and Dobler breweries — a new […]

Downtown Earns A High Score At The End Of March With Support Of The Capital Complex

April 8, 2019 – 7:16 pm

The final weekend in March attracted more than 20,000 people downtown for the lineup of events taking place. Esport teams from 18 colleges headed to the Albany Capital Center for HV Gamer Con on March 30-31, gaming on popular titles and competing for college scholarships. More than 2,500 competitors and Con attendees enjoyed downtown and […]

Small Business Facade Improvement Program To Accept More Applications This Spring

April 1, 2019 – 9:01 pm

Additional City of Albany Small Business Facade Improvement Program applications will be accepted as part of a spring 2019 funding window concluding the program’s third round. More details about the application process and deadlines will be announced within the next several weeks. The fall 2018 funding window opened on Sept. 4 and closed on Oct. 19, […]

Four Points By Sheraton Hotel Adds To New Development, Streetscape Improvements at 351 Southern Boulevard

March 22, 2019 – 1:12 pm

A new $13.3 million hotel will be constructed at 351 Southern Boulevard, complementing 351 Diamond Development, LLC’s $10 million Mt. Hope Commons development currently under way at the 9W site. Made possible with support from the City of Albany Industrial Development Agency, Mukura Inc. plans to begin constructing a 60,000 sq. ft., four story Four […]

Registration Open For Irish Sweat-er 5K and Family Cultural Festival In Downtown

March 12, 2019 – 5:05 pm

The Irish American Heritage Museum, in partnership with the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District and ARE Event Productions, will host the second annual Irish Sweat-er 5K in Albany. Supported in part by the Amplify Albany Grant Program, the IAHM will offer an expanded slate of events for the second annual initiative. The events’ programming — including lectures, […]

Inaugural Winter Art Festival Launched By Albany Distilling And Albany Center Gallery

March 12, 2019 – 3:41 pm

More than 300 people attended this exciting inaugural event. Supported in part by the Amplify Albany Grant Program, this new initiative has the potential to expand annually, support local businesses and the district’s growing connection to the arts. Albany Distilling Company and Albany Center Gallery hosted their inaugural Winter Art Fest at 75 Livingston Ave, […]

Ashley Mohl Of Capitalize Albany Selected As A Member Of The 2019 Albany Business Review 40 Under 40 Class

March 6, 2019 – 6:01 pm

Join the Capitalize Albany team in congratulating her, Capitalize Albany Corporation’s Ashley Mohl was selected as one of the Albany Business Review’s 2019 40 Under 40 winners. Now celebrating 20 years of an annual 40 Under 40 class, the Albany Business Review has recognized the Capital Region’s greatest talent through its annual program. These annual awards acknowledge the professionals […]

First Phase Of Transformative $78 Million Downtown Albany Project Under Way

February 22, 2019 – 9:08 pm

The first $21.5 million phase of a transformative $78 million investment in downtown Albany is under way beginning with the renovation of a vacant 112,000 sq. ft. office building, 16 Sheridan Avenue. Announced by Governor Cuomo in December — Redburn Development Partners will invest $78 million to renovate and rehabilitate seven prominent buildings in downtown […]

New Winter Art Festival In Albany On March 2

February 22, 2019 – 8:08 pm

Supported in part by the Amplify Albany grant program, a program made possible by the City of Albany Capital Resource Corporation — Albany Distilling Company and Albany Center Gallery will host their inaugural Winter Art Fest at 75 Livingston Ave, Albany Distilling’s Bar & Bottle Shop on March 2 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. With the goal of […]

Seven New Apartments To Soon Come Online Above Long Standing Coulson’s

January 29, 2019 – 8:03 pm

With Coulson’s News and Deli on its first floor, the renovation of 420 Broadway is transforming the building’s underutilized upper floors into seven one-bedroom market-rate apartments planned to come online this spring.  The project is made possible in part by a grant from New York State Homes and Community Renewal’s (HCR) New York Main Street […]