Real Estate Development

Downtown Albany Welcomes More Flexible Workspace As Novel Coworking Opens

March 4, 2021 – 6:55 pm

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday to officially welcome Novel Coworking to downtown Albany. Recognizing downtown Albany as an investment opportunity Novel Coworking purchased the 17-story building located at 69 State Street on the corner of North Pearl and State Streets in early 2020. The coworking space opened early last month following renovation of […]

#BuildingAlb2020: How 2020 Will Help Shape A Brighter 2021

December 11, 2020 – 12:24 pm

The end of the year is traditionally a time both for reflection and planning for the future. This year, which brought both unprecedented challenges and unexpected opportunities, this exercise is more important than ever.    At Capitalize Albany, we are taking inventory of 2020 while looking ahead with excitement to what 2021 will bring. In spite […]

#BuildingAlb2020: Looking Ahead To 2021 With Redburn Development Vice President Elizabeth Young JoJo

December 10, 2020 – 9:55 am

There is so much opportunity on the horizon — an unprecedented level of investment is nearing completion in downtown. The largest project of its kind since the inception of the Downtown Albany Residential Development Initiative in 2002 — Redburn Development is investing more than $80 million into several prominent downtown Albany buildings, creating nearly 300 mixed-income […]

#BuildingAlb2020: Looking Forward To 2021 With Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan

December 8, 2020 – 9:15 am

Along with its challenges, there are so many success stories that have taken shape over this year. There is so much opportunity on the horizon—downtown’s trajectory is inspiring, and new investment is strengthening neighborhoods across the City. As part of our #BuildingAlb2020 update, we took a look-ahead with Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan. Looking Forward To […]

#BuildingAlb2020 Kicks Off Today

December 7, 2020 – 7:53 am

The team at Capitalize Albany Corporation is bringing our annual Building For Tomorrow event to you this year – a week-long digital media event starts today.  At Capitalize Albany, we are taking inventory of 2020 while looking ahead with excitement to what 2021 will bring. In spite of the difficulties we have collectively faced over […]

Market-Rate 80-Unit New Construction Residential Project To Rise In Albany’s Clinton Square Neighborhood

October 22, 2020 – 2:09 pm

Press release available here The $22.7 million project will be constructed on the site of a 1.38-acre parcel used as a parking lot at 745 Broadway in the heart of Albany’s Clinton Square neighborhood. Made possible with support from the City of Albany Industrial Development Agency (IDA), this investment is projected to generate $3.2 million […]

$35 Million Mixed-Use Western Avenue Project To Significantly Boost Revenue For Local Taxing Jurisdictions

September 18, 2020 – 10:48 am

Announcement press release available here A $35.7 million project will transform 30,000 sq. ft. of vacant commercial space at 1211 Western Avenue and return activity to the site— creating a 190,968 sq. ft. complex encompassing 136 multi-family apartment units, 1,840 sq. ft. of commercial retail space and an internal garage with 150 parking spaces. Made […]

Support smAlbany | New Resource To Support Albany Businesses In A Fast-Changing Environment Amid COVID-19 Crisis

March 20, 2020 – 3:31 pm

www.SupportsmAlbany.com   In recognition of the significant impact the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has had – and will continue to have for the foreseeable future – on the local and national economy, a consortium of organizations has joined together to provide a clearinghouse of information and resources to support businesses at this difficult time.This website is […]

Making Progress on a $48 Million Project in Arbor Hill 

February 10, 2020 – 12:06 pm

Looking ahead to spring, Home Leasing has passed the halfway mark in its construction of more than 200 affordable housing and mixed-income residential units within 70 row houses in the Arbor Hill neighborhood and along Clinton Avenue and Ten Broeck Triangle. To date, 27 buildings have been completed. Restoration work is continuing, and more than […]

Opening Of The Knick In Downtown Albany

December 12, 2019 – 2:21 pm

The formerly vacant building at 16 Sheridan Avenue in downtown, which was once home to The Knickerbocker News, has been transformed into “The Knick.” This exciting project features more than 130 apartments, and occupancy is already approaching 75 percent. On the building’s 3,500 sq. ft. first floor, construction is underway and what will soon be home […]