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Clinton Market Collective Construction Bid Opportunity: Information For Contractors And Trade Experts

September 20, 2022 – 1:43 pm

Update 9/29/22: Interested bidders, please click here to review Addendum #1 and note the below due date has been updated. Capitalize Albany Corporation is now seeking bids for construction of its Clinton Market Collective project. TW&A Construction Management, a New York State Women-Owned Business (WBE) is serving as the construction manager for the project. Construction […]

Survey & Public Workshop: Help Bring $10 Million To South Pearl Street

August 30, 2022 – 9:59 am

The City of Albany is preparing to put forward an application for South Pearl to compete in the sixth round of the New York State Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI). The City of Albany would like your participation in creating the strongest application possible. Please attend a community workshop on September 6th from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the […]

Downtown Entertainment Destination Empire Live Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

August 26, 2022 – 1:56 pm

A celebration for event venues Empire Live and Empire Underground one year in the making was held at the 93 N. Pearl Street entertainment destination. Indie band The Cold War Kids opened Empire Live on August 26, 2021, with 700 attendees. Since opening approximately 60,000 people have come downtown to Empire Live and Empire Underground […]

#AlbanyIsAllBiz | European Tailoring And Alterations Has A New Owner, Finding New Ways To Boost Business

August 11, 2022 – 3:47 pm

Like a lot of people, Mo Rabiu hit a professional wall during the pandemic. Working from home in her finance job left the eight-year Albany resident feeling tired and uninspired. She needed a change. But unlike others who retied early or quit in favor of a more attractive position, Rabiu went in a different direction […]

#AmplifyAlbany | ALBANY CENTER GALLERY UNVEILS EXPANSION WITH NEW VIBRANT ARTIST SPACE ‘ART.WORK.SPACE.’

August 5, 2022 – 3:26 pm

With support from the Amplify Albany grant program Albany Center Gallery unveiled its new workshop and artist space: Art.Work.Space Friday evening followed by an artist reception event which attracted hundreds to downtown’s central business district. The new workspace will be used to display youth and community artwork, host programming events, as well as operate as […]

New ‘Summer On Central’ Concert Series Is Set To #AmplifyAlbany In August

July 19, 2022 – 11:32 am

The Linda: WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio is hosting live entertainment outside this summer for the  inaugural “Summer on Central” concert series, taking place Saturdays in August in The Linda’s parking lot at 339  Central Avenue. Anticipating attracting hundreds to the series’ events, Central Avenue Business Improvement Disrict and sorrounding neighborhoods, the Amplify Albany grant program […]

#AlbanyIsAllBiz | 200 Lark Street Transformed To Experiential Cocktail Lounge Where “Every Detail Is Curated”

July 7, 2022 – 2:48 pm

Over the past two decades, the basement space at 200 Lark St. has been home to almost half a dozen businesses. But a few things have remained constant – its grotto-like atmosphere and its use as a wine bar, restaurant, or some combination of the two. The latest business to set up shop at 200 […]

Employment Opportunity: Executive Assistant

July 1, 2022 – 10:09 am

About the Position Capitalize Albany Corporation is seeking a highly-motivated and organized candidate for Executive Assistant. The Corporation, a non-profit and local public authority charged with economic development in the Capital City, operates in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that has broad and lasting positive impact on the City and Region. The successful candidate must be […]

$8.9 Million Investment To Transform Vacant 44,000 Square-Foot Office Building To Mixed-Use Multifamily Residential

June 16, 2022 – 4:04 pm

Redevelopment of underutilized office building neighboring downtown, into market-rate apartments and commercial retail space View Press Release A mixed-use development project located at the corner of Swan and State streets, 90 South Swan Street, will convert and activate vacant office space, create 61 multifamily apartment units, bring new revenue to local taxing jurisdictions, support at […]

William Street investments add color and light to Downtown pedestrian space

June 16, 2022 – 2:03 pm

Significant investments made to the William Street pedestrian walkway was celebrated today with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by a grand opening event. Updates to William Street – located one block west of S Pearl Street between Beaver & Howard Streets, and adjacent to the MVP Arena – include new overhead lighting, colorful street furniture, […]