Monthly Archives: June 2019

132-Room Hotel As Part of Quackenbush Square Development To Transform 1.67-Acre Former Brownfield Site In Downtown Albany

June 20, 2019 – 8:37 pm

Click here to view the announcement’s press release A new $30.4 million investment will transform a highly visible site along Broadway. As part of Pioneer Companies’ large mixed-use Quackenbush Square development project, a new 132-room hotel will strengthen the connection between downtown Albany, Clinton Square and the warehouse district, support nearby businesses and area attractions. […]

Renewal of Dana Ave Properties To Further Park South Revitalization

June 20, 2019 – 8:24 pm

Click here to view the announcement’s press release A 36-unit, 45,000 sq. ft. apartment building will rise at 86 Dana Avenue. The project is estimated to create 160 construction jobs. As redevelopment continues to spread beyond blocks east of where Albany Medical Center and Tri-City Rentals collaborated on 268 new market-rate apartments, this new construction […]

Rehabilitation of Vacant 251 North Pearl Street Supports City of Albany Neighborhood Revitalization

June 20, 2019 – 8:13 pm

Click here to view the announcement’s press release Supported by the City of Albany Industrial Development Agency and by the City of Albany through the Restore New York Communities Initiative, vacant 251 North Pearl Street will be renovated and transformed into the new and permanent home of the Capital Repertory Theatre (theREP). The $9.5 million […]

First Vendors Now Open At New Downtown Albany Food Court

June 19, 2019 – 2:35 pm

The 50 South Eatery’s first vendors have began serving as part of a soft-opening phase of the new downtown Albany food court. Across from the Times Union Center, below 50 South Pearl Street’s 15 market-rate apartments, on the ground-floor 3,475 sq. ft. of space was transformed into seven restaurant stalls with shared dine-in space. The […]

Construction At 52-54 North Pearl Is Under Way

June 14, 2019 – 2:51 pm

Supported in part by the City of Albany Small Business Facade Improvement Program, work is under way at 52-54 North Pearl Street in downtown. Vacant for more than two decades, renovation of the side-by-side, 12,000 sq. ft. buildings will build ground-floor retail space and convert the upper two floors into four apartments. The Facade Improvement Grant […]