Monthly Archives: September 2016

Park South Urban Renewal Plan Receives International Economic Development Council Excellence in Economic Development Award

September 27, 2016 – 7:19 pm

During its 2016 annual conference in Cleveland, OH on September 27, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) recognized Capitalize Albany Corporation and the Park South Urban Renewal Plan, awarding the Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award. Marking a decade’s worth of implementation, the Park South Urban Renewal Plan was submitted into the IEDC Awards’ Neighborhood […]

246 Affordable Housing Units Newly Restored in Albany Pastures Historic District

September 27, 2016 – 5:13 pm

Ceremony to mark completed rehab of 246 affordable housing units held today at the Historic Pastures Mansions, #Albany. A $40M investment. — Capitalize Albany (@CapAlbanyCorp) September 27, 2016 A dedication ceremony marked the completed rehabilitation of 246 affordable housing units in the City of Albany’s Pastures Historic District. Capitalize Albany Corporation joined Albany Mayor […]

Pop Up Programming Brings Hundreds Downtown Over Summer

September 26, 2016 – 4:08 pm

With initiatives supported by theaward winning Impact Downtown Albany strategic plan, pop-up programming this summer was building buzz in Albany’s newest neighborhood as the momentum continues into the fall. Events such as the Downtown Albany BID’s Fork In the Road, and the Amplify Albany grant program supported Deja View outdoor movie series brought hundreds to downtown’s Tricentennial Park, supporting local […]

Immediate Opening | Employment Opportunity: Senior Economic Developer

September 15, 2016 – 12:00 am

About the Position Capitalize Albany Corporation is seeking a highly motivated, professional and experienced candidate for Senior Economic Developer. This is a fast-paced position responsible for managing the administration of real estate and business development programs, lending programs and strategic initiatives. The Senior Economic Developer also assists with project development and financing, including administration and compliance […]

Impact Downtown Albany Strategic Plan Receives International Downtown Association 2016 Award of Excellence

September 9, 2016 – 7:36 pm

Announcement Press Release During its 62nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Atlanta on Sept. 8, the International Downtown Association recognized Capitalize Albany Corporation and the Impact Downtown Albany strategic plan, awarding the 2016 Downtown Achievement Award of Excellence. View the submitted presentation here. The Award of Excellence is a new category that acknowledges innovative best practice […]

New 277 Room Student Housing Facility Set to Support Growth at Albany World-Class Institutions

September 9, 2016 – 6:50 pm

Announcement Press Release Here   Aspen Albany is the newly constructed 277 room, four-story student housing facility at 1475 Washington Avenue. After breaking ground at the site of the project last summer, Aspen Albany has opened the doors for its first fall semester. City of Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan was joined by GSX Solutions’ project […]