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CFA Process And Local Support

June 13, 2017 – 5:35 pm

Access Project Description Form Governor Cuomo’s transformative Regional Economic Development Councils Round VII consolidated funding application (CFA) process is under way and Capitalize Albany staff is available to assist applicants. As discussed at the local information roundtable session, the Corporation can coordinate letters of support from the Mayor and resolutions from the City of Albany Albany Common Council. Applicants that […]

eba Sock Hop Dance Series Finale On June 17 | Amplify Albany

June 13, 2017 – 3:49 pm

.@ebadance Theater Sock Hop Series’ Final Installment Is Saturday 7-10PM. Learn more. https://t.co/ATXInrLkVl #CapAlbGrants #AmplifyAlbany pic.twitter.com/cRBGBO8wUm — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) June 13, 2017 On Saturday, June 17 from 7-10 p.m. the eba Theater will hold its Sock Hop series’ final installment. The Amplify Albany grant program supported event brings an all ages dance music concert series […]

Ride Free This Summer On New CDTA Shuttle Serving Downtown, Lark Street and Warehouse Business Districts

June 6, 2017 – 6:48 pm

  Linking Warehouse, Lark & Downtown business districts @CDTA‘s Capital City Shuttle. Ride free Thurs-Sat 5p-12:30a this summer #AmplifyAlbany pic.twitter.com/z4O70jNI5S — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) June 6, 2017 The Capital District Transportation Authority’s new Capital City Shuttle service will launch June 8 and run through Labor Day. The pilot program will serve Lark Street, Downtown Albany’s […]

Work Is Under Way On Second Quackenbush Parking Garage Mural

May 25, 2017 – 4:39 pm

Work is under way on a second Quackenbush Parking Garage Mural in downtown #Albany >>> https://t.co/seG4rCwPGB #ImpactDowntown pic.twitter.com/JYqQ9j0IkI — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) May 25, 2017 The Albany Parking Authority has teamed up with Albany Center Gallery and the Albany Barn once again, with support from several other partners, to create a second mural on downtown […]

Capitalize Albany To Host Informational Roundtable Session on CFA Process

May 25, 2017 – 1:25 pm

Governor Cuomo’s annual initiative has had an incredible impact on the capital city’s building momentum. With the Regional Economic Development Councils Round VII consolidated funding application (CFA) process officially under way Capitalize Albany Corporation will be hosting an informational roundtable session from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Albany City Hall’s Rotunda on Wednesday, June 7. The event provides an […]

New York State Economic Development Council Recognizes Capitalize Albany For Excellence In Economic Development

May 23, 2017 – 7:44 pm

Click Here To View The Announcement Press Release   The New York State Economic Development Council (NYSEDC) conducted its annual competition to recognize excellence in economic development marketing. Competing against its statewide counterparts, Capitalize Albany Corporation’s 2016 annual report was awarded a Certificate of Excellence. Nominations are submitted on behalf of local and regional economic […]

Doubling Its Impact | Downtown Is Pawsome Exhibit Expanded

May 22, 2017 – 9:25 pm

Artists Announced, @AlbanyBID‘s ‘Downtown Is Pawsome’ | https://t.co/6pVDw8hSAH Exhibit expansion supported by #AmplifyAlbany #CapAlbGrants pic.twitter.com/YRMOifff5B — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) May 22, 2017 Last month the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District announced Downtown is Pawsome, its 2017 public outdoor placemaking exhibit. The public art project will feature 20 three-foot-tall sculptures based on Albany’s famous canine resident […]

This Week Is Economic Development Week

May 8, 2017 – 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 professionals […]

Small Cafe Signals Major Growth in Sheridan Hollow | The Hungry Hollow

April 28, 2017 – 4:45 pm

  .@TheHungryHollow‘s grand opening marks a significant milestone in the revitalization of #Albany‘s Sheridan Hollow: https://t.co/GvpJjBDPst pic.twitter.com/ejZPujqhrc — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) April 28, 2017 Marking a major milestone in the emerging neighborhood—The Hungry Hollow—a new restaurant that has been under development for four years celebrated its grand opening today. Located on Sheridan Avenue and Dove […]

Regional Economic Development Councils Initiative Round VII

April 26, 2017 – 2:46 pm

Round VII of the Regional Economic Development Councils (REDC) initiative was announced. The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) will be opened to applicants on Monday, May 1 with a deadline of Friday, July 28 at 4 p.m.  As part of Round VII, up to $800 million in state economic development resources is being made available.  In order […]