Monthly Archives: July 2019

Transformational Projects Announced For Clinton Square As Part Of $10 Million Downtown Revitalization Initiative Award

July 24, 2019 – 8:37 pm

View the announcement’s press release, click here The City of Albany’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative Plan and Award Booklet can be found here Governor Cuomo announced 12 transformational projects for Albany’s Clinton Square neighborhood as part of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) award. The strategic investments in Clinton Square will enhance the neighborhood’s role […]


July 19, 2019 – 7:35 pm

Capitalize Albany Corporation is searching for a proactive, collaborative and detail-oriented executive who has a track-record of innovative problem-solving and achieving impactful results. Capitalize Albany Corporation has been the designated economic development organization for New York State’s Capital City since it was formed in 1979, providing strategic, real estate and business development services on behalf […]

Construction Progresses Full STEAM Ahead At Central Avenue Business Incubator

July 15, 2019 – 8:26 pm

The Central Avenue Business Improvement District broke ground last summer on the STEAM Garden Business Incubator at 279 Central Avenue in Albany, the former St. Patrick’s Catholic School. The STEAM Garden is a collaborative effort to turn the vacant school into an innovative living lab focusing on science, technology, engineering, art & design, and media […]

‘The Bishop’ At 90 North Pearl Street Readying For Opening

July 15, 2019 – 4:42 pm

The Bishop, a new downtown full service restaurant is planning to open in the coming weeks. Supported in part by the Downtown Albany Retail Grant Program, The Bishop will offer a large array of spirits, common cocktails and craft beer, with a main focus on bourbon. Since its inception the Retail Grant Program has leveraged more than […]

Groundbreaking Marks Important Milestone For Mount Hope Commons Project at 351 Southern Boulevard

July 10, 2019 – 7:01 pm

Joined by Sonic Drive In, Trinity Realty Group broke ground on its Mt. Hope Commons project at 351 Southern Boulevard in Albany — a more than $23 million redevelopment of the 10.5-acre site will create hundreds of jobs, several public infrastructure upgrades, new neighborhood amenities and increased tax revenue. A groundbreaking marked an important milestone […]